Our 2020 Head Prefect, Kaia Tupu-South, has been a stunning role model and leader in what has been a very difficult year. She is also an amazing athlete. How’s this for a list of achievements?
NZ Secondary Schools champs Dec 2019
2nd Shot Put
NZ Track and Field Champs 2020
1st U20 Discus
2nd U20 Shot Put
Kaia Qualified for World U20 Athletics Champs in Nairobi, Kenya July 2020 in both Shot Put and Discus. This event has now been postponed until August 2021. She is currently ranked 1st in NZ in Women’s U20 Discus 53.69m and 1st in NZ for Women’s U20 Shotput 15.44m 4kg on the Athletics NZ rankings.
Kaia is currently in the HPSNZ Athletics Performance Development Squad. At the North Harbour Secondary Schools Championships she placed 1st in Discus and 1st in Shot Put, and at the Potts Classic Senior Women’s competition, she placed third in Discus.
What a year! Well done Kaia.