Congrats to Nelson Pines Men’s Volleyball team who defended their title for the fourth time.  Great to have the team in residence again.  

Just departed was the girls hockey team from ChCh Girls College – finished the Nationals with an 8th placing out of 30 odd other schools – well done.

AIMs games madness underway in earnest ( kicked-off on 6th Sept) with circa 8,000 competitors in town. In house this week is a great bunch of students, teachers and parent helpers from Monrad Intermediate, Palmerston North.  A tiny school ( with a role of around 250 ) but they tell me they are keen to punch above their weight.