On June 30 73 of our Somerville students took part in the Showquest event at the Aotea Kiri Te Kanawa theatre.

The day was a long but exciting one where our students rehearsed and then took to the catwalk. All students enjoyed themselves and loved being part of this professionally run show.


Best use of Inventive Materials: Papauranuku’s Pride by Sophie Tomlinson,Lara Van Beerendonk, and Charlotte Douglas


Excellent Garment Construction and Finishing: Paper Peacock by Mia Van Asten, 21st Century Tangaroa by Reshmi Abhyankar, and Sarah Canegello, Olivia Gu.


Most Outstanding Stage Presence: A Colourful Mess by Tayla Penman Gates and Penny Borchard. The Kea of Aotearoa by Neika Villis, Lilliana Cooper and Naia Espelt Flower Sprouts, Glistening Water by Karen Lu, Zoe Huang and Emma Zhang


Excellent Storytelling: Seasons by Ariana Haywood, Arna Vincent, Rehmat Gill and Saanvi Sethi. Take only Photos Leave Only Splashes by Gabriella Dalton Wilson.


Well done to all of the students and parent helpers who took part in this day.