Sports Noticeboard

Payment of Sport

Extra-curricular activities operate on a “pay before you play” policy. Payments received will be allocated to the oldest unpaid fees and charges owing on your child’s account first.  Board financial procedure requires full payment by the due date for your child to purchase resources, participate in sports or attend trips/events.

Coaches / Managers

As per our school policy no sports teams will be entered into a sport/event unless we have an adult coach and manager each week with the students. Please note all adult coaches/managers must be police vetted prior to the sport/event commencing.


Director of Sport: Mrs Julie Loan
Ph: 03 211 6030
Email: [email protected]

Sport Co-Ordinator: Mrs Nikki Gay
Ph: 03 211 6030
Email: [email protected]

Sports Offered


Teacher in Charge of Aerobics: 
[email protected]
Sports Captain for Aerobics:


Please use the buttons on the main page of the Sports Noticeboard for Athletics information

Teacher in Charge of Athletics: Mr Gordon Lamont
Email: [email protected]
Sports Captain for Athletics: 


Term 2 Badminton

The Term 2 Interschool Badminton Competition is a 6 week competition that students play in teams of three.

  • Dates: Students in Year 9-13 can enter to play in either the Monday or Tuesday competition. Year 7-8 students will play on a Thursday.
  • Venue: Badminton Centre, Surrey Park Road, Invercargill
  • Time: games are from 4 pm – 5:15 pm
  • Equipment required: players are to wear non-marking shoes, please.  Racquets and shuttles are supplied.
  • Teams: consist of 3 players and each player will get 3 games of singles and 2 games of doubles each week
  • Cost: $35.00 per player – full payment due by 31 March 2023
  • To register please complete the registration form at the top of the Sports Noticeboard page or click HERE

Teacher in Charge of Badminton: Mrs Ainslee Wilson
Email: [email protected]
Sports Captain for Badminton:


Year 7/8 Junior High League (Term 1)
  • Dates: Tuesdays, 7 March – 16 May 2023
  • Venue: ILT Stadium
  • Uniform requirements: SGHS PE uniform and a mouthguard (compulsory)
  • Cost: $60 per student
  • Game time: from 4 pm

​Teacher in Charge of Basketball: 
[email protected]
Sports Captain for Basketball: 


Click on the tabs for registration information:

YeahGirls! Y7-10 Cricket Competition – Term 1

Teacher in Charge of Cricket: 
Email: [email protected]

Cross Country

  • Y7/8 Southland Cross Country Champs


Click on the tabs below for registration information:

  • Otago/Southland Road Cycling Champs – 29 March 2023
  • South Island and National School Track Champs
  • NZSS Mountain Biking Champs

Teacher in Charge: Mr David Beadle
Email: [email protected]
Sport Captain for Cycling:



Please click on the tabs to view registration information:

Y7-10 Summer Futsal Term 1 2023
Y8-13 Winter Football 2023

Teacher in Charge of Football: Mr Eddie Peters 
Email: [email protected]
Sports Captain for Football: 


  • SGHS Year 7/8 Gymnastics Club

Teacher in Charge: Mrs Kerrin Tattersfield-Smith
Email: [email protected]
Sports Captain for Gym Sports:


Click on the tabs for registration information:

NZSS Hockey Audrey Timlin Memorial

Hockey – Term 2/3

Teacher in Charge of Hockey: Mrs Sarah Rabbitt
Email: [email protected]
Sports Captain for Hockey:


Please refer to the Netball Registration button at the top of the Sports Noticeboard page for information. 

Other Events/Sports

To register for any of these events below please complete the sport registration form found at the top of the Sports Noticeboard page.




Entry Closes 

Cost per student ($)

Southland Surfing Champs 18 March 2023
Southland Golf Champs 27 March 2023
Southland Lawn Bowls Champs 31 March 2023


Paddles Up

  • Paddles Up: 4 – 5 March 2023

Teacher in Charge:
Email: [email protected]
Sports Captain for Kayaking:


Please click on the button below for registration and information:

SISS Rowing Competition


Teacher in Charge: Mrs Michelle Diack
Email: [email protected]
Sport Captain for Rowing:


To register for Rugby please go to the registration button at the top of the Sports Noticeboard page HERE

Term 2 Rugby

  • 6-8 week competition
  • U15 (10 aside)
  • U16 (15 aside)
  • U18 (15 aside)
  • Training times for the U18 Teams (1st & 2nd XVs)
    • Training on the East Wing Field
    • Monday & Thursday 3.30 – 4.30pm
  • Wednesday & Friday morning fitness in the new gym – time to be confirmed.

Teacher in Charge of Rugby: Mr Nathan Muir
Email: [email protected]
Sports Captain for Rugby: Libby Carran


Click on the tabs below for registration information:

Term 1 Southland Softball Champs

Teacher in Charge:
Email: [email protected]
Sport Captain for Softball:


Squash Whack n Run Term 1

  • Year 7-8’s play on Wednesdays from 3.30-5 pm at ILT Stadium Southland, starting Wednesday 22 February
  • Year 9 – 13 play on Thursdays from 3.30-5 pm at ILT Stadium Southland, starting Thursday 23 February
  • The cost per student is $20 total for all 4 weeks.  
  • This is not a team competition – it is designed for those wanting an introduction to squash, but there are competitive options going forward at club and District level. 
  • Numbers are limited to 16 on both days.

Teacher in Charge of Squash: Mrs Nic Hawkes
Email: [email protected]


Teacher in Charge of Swimming Sports: Mrs Nic Hawkes
Email: [email protected]
Sports Captain for Aquatics/Swimming:

Table Tennis

Information to come.


Please click on the tabs below for registration information:

Touch Term 1
Touch Term 4
Southland Touch Tournament – 7 March 2023
Indoor Girls Touch Tag Y7-10


Teacher in Charge of Touch Rugby:
Email: [email protected]
Sport Captain for Touch Rugby: 

Triangular Exchange

Information to come for 2023.

Teacher in Charge Email: [email protected]
Phone: 03 211 6030



Please click on the tabs to view registration information:

Indoor Volleyball
Beach Volleyball

Teacher in Charge of Volleyball: Ms Courtney Hansen
Email: [email protected]

Sport Captain for Volleyball: 

Waka ama

Waka Ama

  • Dates: students will compete in local races as well as regional races
  • Venue: Waihopai Rowing Club, 97 Sandy Point Road, Otatara, Invercargill
  • Who: Year 7-13 students
  • Practices: are run by qualified trainers every Wednesday from 4 pm – 5 pm. Students must attend each training session to compete in the race meets. They will learn the techniques to paddle and race out rigging canoes. Safety tipping drills are taught at Splash Palace.
  • Equipment required:
  • Cost: no cost.
  • Registration: To register students must be able to swim 50m confidently – please complete the registration form at the top of the Sports Noticeboard page or click HERE

Teacher in Charge of Waka ama: Marama Davis
Email: [email protected]


Water Polo

Please click on the tabs to view registration information:

Water Polo – Term 1/4

For the South Island Waterpolo Tournament information please click HERE.

Teacher in Charge of Water Polo: Mrs Rowana McNaught
Email: [email protected]

Sport News

Southland Secondary Schools Triathlon

The sun was definitely out last Friday as our SGHS cohort took park in the annual SSS School Triathlon champs held in Winton. Individuals: Lucia

Wanaka Challenge 2023

The Otago Secondary Schools Triathlon which also is also known as the Wanaka Challenge was held last week at Glendhu Bay, Wanaka. Four SGHS students

Rugby Black Fern’s Visit

Excitement levels were HIGH today as we welcomed back former SGHS student Amy Du Plessis and her teammates, Kendra Cocksedge and Amy Rule who are

SGHS Gymnastics Club 2022

A fantastic season of gymnastics for the numerous students and teams who represented SGHS this year. All the students worked incredibly hard, and a big

BMX North Island Champs

Year 7 student Catalina attended the BMX North Island Championships during Labour Weekend. A two-day event that included riders aged 5-50 from all around New

Contact details

Book a School Tour

Come and see all that Southland Girls’ High School offers students with a school tour that allows you to see our facilities in action, while meeting the staff and the students.

Student tour guides will answer questions and offer a student’s perspective, before meeting with a senior member of staff to discuss your child’s enrolment.

To book in for a tour of the school, please email Deb Hay, [email protected] or telephone 03 211 6030.

Book a Tour of Enwood House

Come and see all that Southland Girls’ High School offers boarders with a tour of Enwood House that allows you to see our facilities in action, while meeting the staff and the students.

To book in for a tour of the boarding house, please email Jenni Dennis, [email protected] or telephone 03 211 6030.

RISKS Disclosure

This event contains risks, including sporting injuries. This event is managed by school staff or the sport organisations who will manage risk and hazards according to the school’s/sports organisations safety management plan. While risks can be maintained to acceptable levels they cannot be totally eliminated. Some risk is retained for its learning and experiential value.

If you wish to come in to school to see our safety management systems or have any questions, feel free to our Sports Office 03 211 6030 or email [email protected]


I understand that playing sport is an opportunity for me to learn, practice skills, and gain attitudes and values in an environment outside of the school.  I realise that this requires me to take on genuine responsibility for my own enjoyment and safety and that of others.

I agree to do the following to make this happen:

  • Show courtesy and consideration to others.
  • Follow the rules and instructions of staff and other supervisors at the events.
  • Look after myself and my personal belongings.
  • Declare medical conditions that could affect participation in the events.
  • Accept the rules set by the school for the events.

I understand that my parents / caregivers will be contacted and I may be sent home at their expense if:

  • My actions are considered unacceptable by staff / supervisors of these events.
  • I breach the behaviour / discipline standards of the school.
  • My actions put me or others in any danger.
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