O'Shea Shield

The O’Shea Shield is an annual public speaking Competition for the 17 Catholic secondary schools in the Wellington and Palmerston North dioceses.

The competition includes the following events:

  • Debating
  • Scripture Reading (English)
  • Scripture Reading (Maori)
  • Junior Prepared Speech
  • Oratory
  • Religious Drama
  • Religious Questions

O'Shea 2017 Observations and Experiences

"It was really awesome meeting lots of new people."   Tessa Barlow

"To see everyone there supporting my school and getting to debate in front of them, made 5 years of debating worthwhile."   Janelle Divinagracia

"It was a very good experience because we as a school showed others how we can work as a team to show our love for God's creation."   Sandy Keomany

"I'm glad that I seized the opportunity to partake in Religious Questions because in the end it turned out to be a great learning experience"     Klowie Loverez

"It was amazing to see everyone's love for God shown through their event."   Louise Lloyd

2017 Team

This week ...

Niue Language Week

Aho Gofua, 14 October
First day of Term 4
Summer uniform

- Yr 8 Uniform fittings as booked
3.30pm - Debating Club
7.00pm - PFS Meeting

Aho Ua, 15 October

- Yr 8 uniform fittings as booked
4.00pm -
 Yr 9 & 10 Parent Interviews as booked

Aho Lotu, 16 October

- Yr 8 uniform fittings as booked
1.30pm - Shared Cultural Lunch
3.30pm - Homework Club
3.30pm - Māori Achieve
7.00pm - Yr 10 Drama Production

Aho Tuloto, 17 October

Mufti Day - Dress in your Culture

- Yr 8 uniform fittings as booked
3.30pm - Big Sister Programme
7.00pm - Yr 10 Drama Production

Aho Falaile, 18 October

Mufti Day - Dress in a Culture you Admire

6.00pm - FiaFia Night (PAC)

Aho Faiumu, 19 October

Aho Tapu, 20 October

Mountain Biking - Wainuiomata

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