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Recent News



Congratulations to Arabella Culley, Olivia Stairmand and Bethany Friend who competed in the Western Zones Year 7 & 8 Swimming. All three finished in 1st place in their heats and qualified for the finals in all the events. In the year 7 group finals Arabella finished 1st place in Breaststroke and Backstroke and 2nd place in Freestyle. In the Year 8 group finals Olivia finished in 1st place in all strokes while Bethany finished 2nd in Freestyle, Backstroke and Butterfly. They have all qualified for the Auckland Championships on the 6th April.

Congratulations to Suluama Vaeau-Mulitalo, who competed in the Auckland Athletics Championships on Wednesday 28th March. Suluama finished 2nd in both Open Girls Hammer and Junior Girls Discus. Suluama has qualified for the North Island Championships.


Congratulations to our Tongan and Samoan groups who gained places at last week's Polyfest. Fantastic results! 

Tongan Group
First placing for their Faha’iula

Samoan Group
3rd placing for Ma’ulu’ulu
3rd placing for Sasa
3rd placing for Ulufafo



Sports News



Breanna Ah-Sam - Junior Girls Shot Put - 11.32m from Kanah Nahu-Andrews 9.73m (2015)
Suluama Vaeau-Mulitalo - Intermediate Shot Put - 11.32m from Casey Karatau 10.07m (2016) and Intermediate Discus 34.10m from Epinesa Vakalahi 24.55m (2016)
Grace Kairua - Intermediate 100m - 13.20 sec from Olivia Wilkinson 13.31sec (2006)
St Rose’s 652
St Mary’s 684
St Cath’s 828
St Marg’s 839
Junior Champion: 
Allyah Leusogi-Ape (1st in 100m, 200m, 2nd in Shot & LJ) 30pt
2nd= Margaret Alotafa & Mackenzie Lovell 24 pts
Intermediate Champion: 
Grace Kairua (1st in 100m, 200m, LJ & HJ) 32pt
2nd Ne’ve Wolloner - 30pt
Senior Champion: 
Santana Moore (1st in Shot, 2nd Discus, 3rd 100m) 21pts
2nd=Priscilla Tuala & Jasmin Smith 20pts

Swimming Sports

One of the really great things about St Dominic's is our swimming sports which were on recently. Congratulations to all the competitors and especially to the staff relay team who absolutely crushed their opposition. HUGE thanks to our sports department for their hard work to make this such a success.  

Right:  The house competition when we are there is fierce! 


swimming combo

More News

Scholarship Awards

Congratulations to our four students who gained Scholarship in their exams last year - Gabriela Bantas (Biology), Jessie Kanapi (Geography), Bona Tao (Geography) and Gabriella Brayne in four subjects including Outstanding Scholarship in Geography, putting her amongst the very best performing students in that subject in New Zealand.

PTFA Members Wanted

Our PTFA would welcome more parents to join them. The PTFA is a great way to become more involved in your daughter’s school. They meet at the College once a month from 7.00-8.00pm. If you would like further information, please contact Tina Allingham, Principal’s PA, by email 

Mobile Phone App

St Dominic’s Catholic College has a Mobile App for notices, events and other important School messages. To download the app for free on iPhone or Android use this link

Second Hand Uniform Shop

A reminder that the PTFA Second Hand Uniform Shop is open 9am - 10am every Thursday morning in the room beside the library. We are always looking for uniforms to sell on your behalf. For more information please contact Olga at

Congratulations to our College Leaders for 2017

Head Girl Lynette Idio
Deputy Head Girls Gabriella Brayne and Erica Armstrong
Special Character Leaders Theresa Leiataua and Antonia Victor
Academic Leaders Kate Cassidy and Stephanie Wu
Arts Leaders Jade Fernandes and Katie Wood
Cultural Leaders Alyssa Alvaran and Alicia Doyle
Environmental Leaders Brittney Barnard and Joanna Tao
House Leaders Aleah Suamasi & Emily Trainer (St Catherine’s), Eleanor Barrowclough & Olivia Fly (St Margaret’s), Paris Filitonga & Samantha Marsh (St Mary’s), Crystal Babatugon & Eileen Basilala (St Rose’s) 
International Student Leader Leong Chi Man
Library Leaders Vira Grace Paky and Erica Soliman
Maori Leaders Lily Sumich and Megan Tomlinson
Pacific Leaders Ester-Zelder Ah-Vui Siu-Peng and Simaileta (Simi) Lagomalo
PTFA Student Leaders Deanna Di and Angela Gultom
Sports Leaders Charlotte Dine, Acacia McClutchie and Anna McLeish
Student Trustee Jessie Kanapi

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