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From the Old Girls Association


2016 Scriptor Series

Last year the OGA initiated the successful Scriptor Series evening events, through the winter months, when authors present their new
books in a relaxed format. We get under way this year with an exciting Double Act Art Green presenting his new book Eat Clean, Live Lean
and Niva Retimanu talking about Leading from Behind, her recently published book. With a focus on the importance of a healthy and fulflled
lifestyle, mixed with fun and purpose, there is no doubt this will be an entertaining and lively evening. Opportunity for book purchase and
signing afterwards.

This event will be held on Wednesday 22 June - 6.30pm at St Marks Church in Remuera mix and mingle in the hall, followed by presentations
in the church itself. Tickets $20 single, $35 double - includes nibbles and refreshments. Open to the whole community - come along and
experience this fun evening with a diference. Supported by Paper Plus. Proceeds to the OGA for EGGS Scholarships. Tickets through
Eventfnda, OGA and Paper Plus Remuera.

2016 AGM

This year we will hold our 95th AGM on Monday 13th June. Old girls get the chance to fnd out what the Association has been up to over the
past year, meet the Committee, acknowledge new Honorary Members and enjoy a social time over wine and nibbles. All old girls welcome.

Sally Blyth & Kathryn Seagrave - OGA Co-Presidents


Career Education News The Auckland Career Expo will be held at ASB Showgrounds on
Thursday 26 - Saturday 28 May. We encourage students and families
to visit the expo on the Saturday 28 May session. This is a great way
Career talks - don t miss these! of starting to research career pathways of interest for the future.

Year 13s
For Year 13s, we have a number of tertiary providers visiting on
Mondays during Period 3 and many talks are repeated at lunchtime. For Term 2 we have the following talks booked in:
The universities come in twice a year, once in Term 1 to give an Mon 30 May Researching Scholarships, p3 and lunchtime in
overview of their programmes, and again in Term 3 to help students DSO
with their course planning. Thurs 2 June Whiteclife College of Art and Design, lunchtime
in DSO
For all year levels Tues 7 June Monash University, Melbourne, lunchtime in the
On Thursday lunchtimes we have a wide range of speakers including HALL
former EGGS students. These talks are for all year levels to explore the Thurs 9 June NZ Broadcasting School & NASDA (National
wide range of career pathways available. Academy of Singing & Dramatic Art), lunchtime in
DSO
Thurs 16 June Physiotherapy ex EGGS student Jana Whitta
School career evenings - for your calendars - more Mon 20 June
details to come Thurs 23 June Tertiary Accommodation, p3 and lunchtime in DSO
Finding a part time job, lunchtime in DSO
Tuesday 21 June - Maori and Pasifka Careers Evening Thurs 30 June Futureintech speakers about science careers,
Tuesday 26 July - Tertiary Information Evening lunchtime in DSO
Mon 4 July Applying for Scholarships, p3 and lunchtime in DSO


Curriculum News


From the Business Department

Trip to Hong Kong, Beijing and Shanghai

In the holidays fve staf travelled with 42 students from the Business Department to Hong Kong, Beijing and Shanghai. This trip gave the
students the opportunity to learn about the operation of a signifcant economy in the world and its trading links to New Zealand. Highlights
included: talks from NZ frms which have successfully become established in China, ANZAC ceremony at Australian consulate, learning
about the cultural and historical aspects of China that have infuenced how China is today, travelling on a bullet train, interacting with the
local people, cooking lessons, shopping in the markets. The girls made the most of every opportunity and were cooperative and happy
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