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Mrs Ellis Retires After 47 Years

Mrs Ellis Retires After 47 Years

Community | November 17, 2017

Thirty-seven years ago, Margaret Ellis drove through the gates of Woodford House for the very first time. She was being interviewed for a part-time position as home economics teacher – her first... Read more

He Wahine Toa

Community | November 17, 2017

I felt privileged to be part of the Chapel service when our beautifully crafted korowai was presented to the school and I acknowledge the dedication and effort of everyone involved – with... Read more

Vi Cottrell Receives Tempus Award

Community | November 17, 2017

Woodford House Old Girl Vi Cottrell, ONZM, co-founder of Trade Aid, has been named the 2017 recipient of the prestigious Woodford House Old Girls’ Tempus Award. The Tempus Award, now in its... Read more

Frances Hodgkins Prints For Sale

Community | November 17, 2017

A special painting by one of New Zealand’s most prestigious and influential painters, Frances Hodgkins was gifted to Woodford House over 50 years ago. The beautiful painting was meant for former... Read more

Auckland Zoo Shares Winning Poem

Community | November 17, 2017

Turtles have been around for hundreds of millions of years, some species out-dating dinosaurs. Back then, there were many millions of sea turtles living in our oceans. Now there are only seven... Read more

Students Create Community Gifts

Community | November 17, 2017

Year 7 and 8 girls have been working on creative products for the Hawke’s Bay community this term. Having completed soft and food materials units earlier in the year, the girls enjoyed the... Read more

Languages and Culture Create Global Citizens

Community | September 13, 2017

Woodford House prides itself on placing high value on the learning of a second language. Through the study of other languages and cultures, we sow the seeds of international understanding and... Read more

Leaving a Legacy

Community | September 13, 2017

Woodford House has been presented with many precious taonga over the years that have been treasured, nurtured and cared for to this day, such as the annual Year 13 leavers’ gifts, and gifts from... Read more

Pathways Progress

Community | September 13, 2017

Students have had a busy month attending courses in the Pathways Department. Girls have taken part in PORSE workshops, First Aid courses, Barista training, a leadership workshop and a Health and... Read more

Worm Farm Update

Community | August 16, 2017

This term we invited Gabriel Hurford, who is employed by the Environmental Centre in Hastings, for lunch and to check on the progress of the Woodford House worm farm. The worm farm was installed... Read more