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  • Inspired Education Group has recently partnered with US-based Arete Educational Counselling and The Classroom Door

    Inspired offers ACG students additional...

    Inspired Education Group has recently partnered with US-based Arete Educational...

  • ACG Parnell College Year 10 student, Arshia Kothiwala

    Plenty to love about lockdown learning

    Understanding. Caring. Uplifting. These are just a few of the words Arshia Kothiwala uses...

  • ACG Parnell College alumnus William Zhang

    Engineering positive change at UCSD

    The chance to study electrical engineering at the University of California San Diego (UCSD...

  • Online programme keeps even our youngest learners connected

    Online programme keeps even our youngest...

    ACG Parnell Early Learning School (ELS) is currently offering an online learning programme...

  • ACG schools are open for learning

    We’ve made online learning easy

    After the outstanding success of our virtual classroom environment over various Covid-19...

  • Emmie Stroud performing as Audrey in the school's 2021 production of 'Little Shop of Horrors'

    Passion for the Arts

    Vocalist, songwriter and musician Mikaela (Emmie) Stroud may only be 18, but her future is...

  • Alumna Jessica Han is currently completing a double degree medical programme at the University of Sydney

    Top university for aspiring medic

    ACG Parnell College has been a springboard to success for aspiring doctor Jessica Han.

    ...
  • Leading the way in online learning

    Leading the way in online learning

    While our campuses are temporarily closed in line with the Government's Alert Level 4...

  • Our Year 4 class

    Why our Year 4 students love ACG Parnell

    When Primary teacher Jasmine Ko asked her students to write a report entitled ‘Why you...

  • Sezarya Fei with ACG Parnell College International Dean Nikki Rākete

    Essay writing skills earn international...

    An essay about abolishing the minimum wage has earned ACG Parnell College student Hongchao...

  • Jake has been selected into the Cycling NZ BMX Performance Hub

    Jake Earnest turns up the heat

    He’s already enjoying spectacular success on the BMX track, but Jake Earnest’s cycling...

  • (From left) Paco Li, Tommy Norenbergs, Mia Hooton, Dominic Young, Ocean Tian and (kneeling) Elizabeth Shi

    Students shine in AS-Level drama...

    Senior Drama Teacher at ACG Parnell College, Adam Fresco, has recently guided his AS-Level...

  • For sports enthusiast Veronica, the thrill of the game comes from the pure excitement of playing, rather than winning every contest

    For the love of the game

    For keen athlete Veronica Ly, it really is the taking part that matters. While the...

  • Students from the South Asian Dance Group ensured the start of Cultural Week was a bright and vibrant occasion. Photo supplied by William Xu

    Celebrating Cultural Week

    Celebrating diversity is a cornerstone of ACG Parnell College, and we are justifiably...

  • ACG Parnell College 2021 Head Girl, Jenna Parkin

    Leaving her mark on ACG Parnell: Head...

    Increasing cross-campus connections, ensuring students feel socially supported, and...

  • ACG-leadership-skills

    Making a positive difference: Head Boy...

    Head Boy Shivaansh Gounder has been honing his leadership skills for years. In fact, his...

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    Senior Drama Club: ‘The Tree House’

    With their approval, Mr Fresco developed a unique family stage show, The Tree House, for...

  • PAR-Violet-and-Teresa

    Speaking up and standing together

    ACG Parnell College is a firm supporter of this worthy cause, and School Counsellor Lexi...

  • KCO-Female-College-Student-Crop

    Inspired Education Group continues to...

    A boost for students as Inspired education group completes acquisition of key education...

  • PAR-Jenna-Parkin-CIE-Computer-Science

    Top of the world in computer science

    “I was shocked to gain this result, and my parents are so proud of me,” says Jenna. “The...

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    The world of gaming awaits

    While always artistic, it wasn’t until Year 12 that Caroline began to consider her future...

  • PAR-History-Bowl-Update

    2021 Junior Varsity History Bowl...

    ACG Parnell College fielded four teams for the online event (two Varsity, one Junior...

  • PAR-Reuben-Lawler

    Shooting for the stars

    Winner of the New Zealand Nationals Under 21 title in both 2020 and 2021, the Year 13...

  • ACG-mathematical-olympiad

    Olympiad in sight for young maths whiz

    The 15-year-old maths whiz is one of 13 students from around the country to be selected...

  • ACG-outstanding-results

    Outstanding results, exciting future

    The high-achieving 18-year-old enjoyed a remarkable final year at ACG. Not only did he...

  • ACG-standout-named-top

    Standout scholar named top in New...

    The dedicated 16-year-old has not only topped her year level for the past three years, but...

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    There’s no stopping Cambridge Dux...

    The top scholar has earned a bevy of academic awards and accolades since joining ACG...

  • PAR-Ryan-Ghee

    Ryan Ghee: two-time winner of top sports...

    An exceptional athlete and outstanding leader, Ryan has worked tirelessly both on and off...

  • acg-new-early-learning

    A warm welcome to ACG’s new Early...

    Previously a family-owned operation, Remuera Discovery Express provides a modern, spacious...

  • ACG PArnell college-New Zealand-Cambridge recognises

    Cambridge recognises ACG students as...


    Parnell College’s overall Cambridge pass rates for 2020 show an impressively high level...

  • ACG Parnell College students have achieved the school’s best A-Level results ever

    Phenomenal A-Level success – our...

    ACG Parnell College students have achieved the school’s best A-Level results ever, despite...

  • Football is flourishing at ACG Parnell

    Football is flourishing at ACG Parnell

    Launched 12 months ago by Sports Coordinator Steph Trowill, the Academy’s inaugural year...

  • ACG PARNELL COLLEGE-GIRLS BASKETBALL

    Victorious girls basketball team in a...

    And what makes this fantastic result even more remarkable? Ten of the 12 players had never...

  • ACG Parnell college-New Zealand- Netball

    New goal in sight for star shooter

    Not only does she play netball at an Under 18 club level for the College Rifles, but she’s...

  • ACG PArnell college-New Zealand-Creative talents of our young artists

    Celebrating the creative talents of our...

    The Royal Academy of Arts received over 17,700 submissions for consideration from across...

  • ACG-Par-Steph-MSA

    Learning from the best at the Mamba...

    A specialised sports facility spanning 100,000 square feet, the MSA encompasses the best...

  • ACG-australian-international-music

    Australian International Music Festival...

    The school’s Concert Band, Chamber Orchestra and newly formed Symphony performed at the...

  • ACG-australian-international-music

    Music competition an opportunity to...

    “Events like this strengthen our understanding of each other as well as encouraging us to...

  • ACG-senior_campus_mura

    Students make their mark with ‘rooftop’...

    It’s part of a wider project to develop a common room space in which students can spend...

  • megan-at-yad-vashem

    Israel Holocaust scholarship provides...

    Geography and Humanities teacher Megan De Luca was granted a scholarship this year to...

  • ACG-top-a-level-student

    Top A Level student in New Zealand...

    Caleb gained a Top in NZ award for A Level Chemistry, High Achievement for A Level Further...

  • ACG-international-brain-bee

    Student to represent NZ in international...

    ACG Parnell College student Sophia Ye won first place in the Australasian Brain Bee...

  • ACG-introducing-new-international-dean

    Introducing new international dean Nikki...

    With a passion for pastoral care and a love of learning about cultural differences, Art...

  • ACG-scientists-odd-to-chemistry-camp

    Scientists off to Chemistry camp

    Congratulations to Dunbar Sloane, Crystal Li and Alan Tian in Year 13 who have been...

  • ACG-bmx-rider

    Meet Jake Earnest – BMX rider

    Year 9 student Jake Earnest comes from a family of BMX riders. He’s ranked third in New...

  • ACG-young- harpist

    Young harpist describes playing at...

    Jennifer was invited to perform at Carnegie Hall after winning first prize in the 2018...

  • ACG-darek-lieu

    Derek Lieu

    For ACG Parnell College graduate Derek Lieu, seeing Silicon Valley – the leading...

  • ACG-zach-preston

    Zach Preston

    Imagine you own a bach, which runs on tank water. Every time you rent it out, the guests...

  • ACG-scholarships- to-the-university- of-otago

    Alice Hall and Alisha Sethi

    Two friends from our school are excited to be heading on to tertiary study together...

  • ACG-university-of-oxford

    Hope Sutherland

    What is day-to-day life like at Oxford?
    Busy. Due to the shorter eight-week terms there’s...

  • ACG-outstanding-cambridge-awards

    Dana Ye-Lee and Ella-Rose Meagher

    Congratulations to our Head Girl, Dana Ye-Lee, and Deputy Head Girl, Ella-Rose Meagher on...

  • ACG-ashani-waidyatillake

    Ashani Waidyatillake

    To play alongside her musical idol, in front of thousands of people, is an experience...