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April 29, 2021

Pompallier College is now Launched

The new Marist College at Maunu on the outskirts of Whangarei was officially declared open by His Eminence Cardinal McKeefry during March in the presence of more than a thousand people from all over Northland. It is the first Catholic boys’ secondary school north of Auckland in modern times.… More

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St Peter Chanel

He was the first martyr of Oceania. He shed his blood for the cause of Christ close to our shores and his remains rested for seven years at Russell in the Bay of Islands.

St Peter Chanel was martyred on Futuna Island to the north of New Zealand on 28 April 1841.… More


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NZ missionary builds up new Suva parish

The new parish at Laucala Bay ... incorporates the new University of the South Pacific. It also includes a primary school run by the Missionary Sisters of the Society of Mary, the Cathedral Boys’ Secondary School, Corpus Christi Teacher Training College, as well as the Suva Grammar primary and secondary schools.… More

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Mr Talboys decides for equity 

At long last, the government has decided to give some modest aid for salaries of teachers outside the state system. It undertakes initially to pay 20% of their total cost. In doing this it has finally decided to join Commonwealth nations like Great Britain, Canada and Australia where such a state-backed independent system has not resulted in any of the divisiveness so feared by spokesmen for the Educational Institute and the Post Primary Teachers' Association.… More


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