On Wednesday 29th January 2 staff and 12 language students left for a 19 day trip in Spain.
Year 12 student Bella Tran-Lawerence was selected for the 10-person Ministerial Youth Advisory Group (YAG) by the Minister of Education Chris Hipkins for 2020.
After first being advised of virus issues in late-December, and after a worsening global situation for 10 weeks, on Friday 13th March, the World Health Organisation (WHO) declares the Covid-19 coronavirus as a Pandemic. The NZ government introduces strict group gatherings and travel regulations.
On Monday 16th March the NZ Government announces that all major events with 500 or more participants must be postponed or cancelled. Then, on Wednesday 19th March gatherings of more than 100 people indoors and 500 outdoors were banned. Schools were closed on Tuesday 24th March.
Monday 16th March, due to the coronavirus regulations, the 60th Jubilee organising committee accordingly cancels the event scheduled for Easter.
On Wednesday 25th March New Zealand went into a 4-week lockdown with all citizens confined to their house.
The NZSS Summer tournament week 29 March - 3 April- School Sport NZ announces that all events are suspended.
The TSSSA suspends all scheduled events for the remainder of Term 1.
On Wednesday 18th March, the new Gymnasium was officially opened.