b'FEATURED ARTICLECommunity leaders greet each other as the blessing of the Community Development Office concludes.yet to join our school, or former and current students andOn the morning of 20 May 2021, as the sunrose, the new parents, domestic or international, we are keen to bringCommunity Development Office building was blessed them back to this land, that is Aotearoa New Zealand, andby tanga whenua (people of the land) of Howick. At the to bring them back to this place, that is Howick College.same time, it and was officially opened by the Howick College School Board together with the Colleges senior leadership team and other community leaders.We want to show them the great things we do for our students, the differences we are making to our young peoples lives. And we want to motivate their support forBeing a state co-ed school, the involvement of the wider the College, in advocacy and in philanthropy, to enableHowick College community was pivotal at this event as us to provide additional resources and an even betterwe navigate forward into the future on this trailblazing environment to enhance teaching and learning. journey of building positive connections in supporting our passionate young learners. And as we continue to sow the seeds among our community, we remind ourselves of our vision. We know that future generations will reap the rewards for years to come. Just as we have benefited from those who came before us.Jennifer Roshan The Principal of Howick College, Iva Ropati, addressing the milestoneDirector of Community Development / International occasion and the commitment of the Community Development Office. Howick CollegeNOVEMBER 2021 63'