Elite Sports Colours

Every term at Whangarei Girls' High School, Elite Sports Colours are awarded to students who have achieved success in sports.



AWARDED FEB 2015

Stephanie Donelly- Selected into the NZ Junior Blacksticks Hockey Team

AWARDED APRIL 2015

Hannah Cheung and Samantha Skovlund - Members of the WGHSAir Pistol Shooting team which placed 2nd at the NZ secondary schools McMillan Cup. Samantha also attended the 2015 National Shooting Competition where she won the Junior Air 40 Nationals. She also won a silver in the Womens Air 40 and 2nd in Junior Sport

Colleen O'Brien - attended the 2015 National Shooting Competition and achieved 2nd place in Junior Air 40 and 3rd in Junior Sport Pistol.

Lauren Mungo - attended the 2015 National Shooting Competition and achieved 1st place in Junior Sport Pistol and 3rd in Junior Air 40.

Olivia Lobb - Vice Captain of the Northern Districts U21's cricket team who placed 3rd at the NZ U21 cricket tournament. Captain and top run scorer for the Northern Districts U18's cricket team who shared a series against Auckland one all. Part of the Northern Spirit Women's Squad. Captain of the NSS girls' team who won the Northern Districts tournament, and was top run scorer with 252 runs and player of the tournament. Captain of the WGHS's 1st XI cricket team who placed fifth at the NZSS girls' cricket tournament, and was top run scorer for the WGHS 1st XI.

Sarah Scott - winner of the Level 2 Dressage Pony Championship at the 2015 Samsung GTL Networks Pony and Young Rider. Dressage Championships in Hawera, Taranaki. 2nd in the Junior Individual Championship at the NZ Pony Club Dressage Championships, winning the award for the highest placed first time junior rider.

Mihi Shepherd - Horse of the Year Level Two Dressage Champion
New Zealand Pony Club Association Dressage Secondary Schools rider of the Year
New Zealand Pony Club Association Senior Individual Champion at Dressage Championships. This is a record breaking fifth time Mihi has achieved this honour.
New Zealand Young Rider Dressage Championships, 2015 Level 2 Champion,
Horse of the Year, Champion Youth Show Rider 15 to 21 Years of Age
Horse of the Year Reserve Champion Rising Star Show Hack of the year.

Grace Pevats - Billabong NZ U14 yrs Girls Surfing Champion - 2015.

Hayley McIntosh -member of the Northern Harlequins Swimming Team that won the 2015 Swimming NZ zonal Championships in Auckland. 4th in 400m freestyle, 3rd in 800m freestyle and 3rd in 200m backstroke.

Ellie Eastwood - Ellie was a member of the Northern Harlequins Swimming Team that won the 2015 swimming NZ zonal Championships in Auckland. She finished 5th in 400m and 4th in 200m.

Lil Reihana - Lil was a member of the Northland U17 mixed Touch Team which won gold at the Division One NZ Open Touch Nationals 2015.

Stephanie Turner, Summer Turner, Tahlia Parangi - Members of the Northland U15 Mixed touch Team which won gold at the NZ Open Touch Nationals 2015.

Vienna Painter - member of the Auckland U15 Girls Touch Team which won gold at the NZ Open Touch Nationals 2015.

Te Arawa Tumai, Eden Collier, Nikita Henare, Brylee Chapman, Kaitlyn Watson, Zane Heta - WGHS J16 Waka Ama Team whch won bronze in the 250m NZSS Waka Ama Championships. Zane also achieved bronze in the W1 U16 division at the NZSS Waka Ama Champs in Rotorua 2015