Progress on the Westlake Girls Event Centre
After a couple of months break in construction over Lockdown, work has resumed on the new Westlake Girls High School Event Centre. Concrete for the foundations...
Addition to the Entrance Foyer
Recent alumna Emma Ormsby, Class of '19, was the Top Scholar in Sculpture for the 2019 NCEA examinations. One of her impressive works was recently...
Westlake alumna announced Associate Conductor for New Zealand’s national premier chamber choir
Westlake’s Head of Music, Fiona Wilson (née Milmine), an alumna from the Westlake Class of ’91, has recently been announced as a new...
Looking back : 1993


1993 was the year that Westlake won the inaugural NZ Secondary Schools Fleet Sailing Championship, and Dame Catherine Tizard...
Looking back : Winning indoor basketballers 1970


Indoor basketball started at Westlake in 1965, and Westlake teams were regular winners of the North Shore Competition from...
Alumni Visits
Thanks to alumni who have visted Westlake in the past two months and given careers presentations in the Engineering and IT fields.

Clare Wood...
Tracey Collins, Class of '99 Professional Accordionist
Earlier this year, just before the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic, Tracey Collins performed in the Vive La France festival in Milford, entertaining...
Jessica Satherley, Class of '01 Author, digital media specialist, yoga teacher
Congratulations to Jessica Satherley on the recent publication of her book ‘Two Years in Morocco’, a novella based on the time she spent living...
Hana Ellis, Class of '87 District Court Judge
We extend our congratulations to Judge Hana Ellis (Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Porou), Westlake Girls Class of 1987.

Judge Ellis has been appointed...
Erin Nayler, Class of '09 Football Fern (Goalkeeper), NZ International


Football Fern (Goalkeeper), NZ International Erin Nayler was one of many sporting fans celebrating recently when...
Toni Roberts (Clements), Class of '85 B Arch, CKDNZ Director of Kitchen Architecture Ltd
We heard about Westlake alumna Toni Roberts’ interview by ‘Women in Industry’ earlier this year, and how her can-do attitude and desire...
STEAM Power-ED partnership


Westlake Girls High School has launched STEAM Power-ED - a partnership between Westlake Girls High School and Industry. It...
Looking back : Your memories of the hall
Thanks for sharing so many memories of the Westlake Girls school hall. They came flowing through from near and far.

You recalled sitting on...
Emily Melhuish and Basma Hassan - STEAM Expo judges at Westlake
Two former students returned recently as judges at the Westlake STEAM Showcase.
Emily Melhuish (2012) and Basma Hassan (2013) are pictured below with...
Westlake winners at the AIMES Awards 2019
Tayla Woolley and Mae Everett
The annual AIMES (Arts, Innovation, Music, Education, Sport, Service to the Community) Awards were recently presented...
Jean Yang, Class of 2010 Emerging ICT Leader of the Year 2019
Jean is Chief Operating Officer of McCarthyFinch, a technology business which is changing the way lawyers work with their legal artificial intelligence...
Jolie Hodson (née Hampton), Class of 1989 CEO Spark NZ
Jolie Hodson (née Hampton), Class of 1989
CEO Spark NZ

Jolie Hodson is Chief Executive and a Board member for Spark New Zealand. Her...
Westlake's combined Show wins Awards
Westlake has continued its proud history of producing award-winning shows.

The 2019 combined Westlake production of “Les Misérables...
Long-serving Staff Retirements - Dru Rose, Sue Wood, Pravina Ali
The Maths Department is losing three long-serving staff members to retirement - Dru Rose (29 years), Sue Wood (25 years), and Pravina Ali (23 years). We...
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