NX Pink Shirt Day

Pink Shirt Day 2024 was a blast. We raised almost $2,000 for the Pink Shirt Day organisation to help prevent bullying. With the entire school decked in pink, and a full school fashion show assembly, the atmosphere was certainly one not to forget. With Mrs Watson, Ms Grant and Ms Gray as our judges, and […]

Orienteering Success

We have had a strong start to the 2024 orienteering season with many students involved in events during Term 1 and Term 2. The sprint series kicked off in February with over 140 students participating in 5 after-school events held at 5 different schools. After the last event, the top runners in each grade were […]

North Harbour Football Champions

Recently the Year 7 and Year 8 NX Boys Football teams gained top places at their respective North Harbour Tournaments. The Y7 boys’ team went from strength to strength in their pool games and it was awesome to see the growing confidence from all the players. As they consistently worked as a team they gained […]

Chess Champions

The Chess Power Cluster Day at Northcross took place on the 23rd May. Northcross students competed against their peers from Albany Junior and Murrays Bay. They all played seven rounds each and had some very close games with the timer rapidly counting down. Individually our Northcross Students took out the top three placings with Justin […]

Kāhui Ako Oneroa Orchestra Day

On Friday 24th Northcross hosted our annual Kāhui Ako Oneroa Orchestra Day. The Oneroa Orchestra is a one day massed orchestra involving musicians from our local primary schools, secondary schools and Northcross Intermediate. The purpose of the day is to build connections between schools, focusing on the common interest of music. The goal is to build […]

Auckland Kids Lit Quiz

In mid May some of our top readers from around the school participated in the Auckland Heats of the annual Kids Lit Quiz, held at St Cuthbert’s College. The Kids Lit Quiz is a highly competitive, worldwide event which celebrates the ‘sport of reading’, with hundreds of teams involved across New Zealand alone. Participants must […]

Y7 Challenger Series

Millennium Centre Water Safety by Julia Chen The last activity our class did was water safety at the Millennium Centre. Even though we only stayed in the pool for an hour, I still had a lot of fun! First of all, my group learnt what we should do if we were lost at sea with […]

Footy Finesse at Futsal Zone Day

Three Northcross Boys teams took part in the North Harbour Intermediate Tournament at the North Shore Events Finder Stadium in the last week of the term . Year 8 Boys Team 1     Year 7 Boys Team 1 Many of the Y7 Team 1 players had football experience but very limited experience on a […]

Y8 Finlay Park Camp

Over the month of March, we took almost 750 year 8 students down to Finlay Park on Lake Karapiro for our four-day camping experience. Thanks to the staff and parent volunteers who were able to come down and take part in camp, supporting both the school and students. We love the experience of camp, not […]

Classy Cricket from NX Team

Eleven of our best Cricketers ventured down to Freyburg park to compete in the North Harbour zone day. In perfect cricketing conditions, our boys played two matches where they were impressive with both bat and ball. With smaller boundaries than we are used to, we were able to smash an impressive 242 runs in our […]