It has been a privilege to lead Marsden together in 2017, and we are extremely proud to have placed third, up two places on the previous year. Whangarei Boys’ High School’s up-and-coming premier whanau has had a very strong and pleasing performance in the 2017 lnter-Whanau Competition.
Receiving the whanau captain role this year was an immense honour and I have enjoyed my time in the role. Julian (last year’s whanau captain) managed to lead the boys to victory last year, and with a long history of victory, I knew I had big boots to fill. I will now recap my journey to failure.
This year, as Bledisloe Whanau Captain, has been a privilege and an honour. I knew coming into this position I had a legacy to uphold, the continuation of Bledisloe’s success, coming second to Carruth by half a point in 2016.
Kei nga mana, kei nga reo, kei nga maunga whakahi, Ka tihei taku mauri ki te ora. Nga mate o te po, takahia te ara o te ao marama ki tua o pae, haere. Hoki mai kia taua te hunga …