International Students Orientation Day

Dunedin turned on a stunning day on February 1st to welcome our new international students for 2016.

Posted: Monday February 29, 2016

Welcome to Logan Park

We welcomed 15 new international students to Logan Park on Monday 1 February.

Posted: Monday February 1, 2016

International Summer School trip to Olveston House

On Monday the 9th of November 2015 the International Summer School students went to Olveston House.

Posted: Wednesday December 2, 2015

Haere r to our International Leavers

We farewelled a number of our international students in the whare on Friday 27 November amidst lots of laughter and tears.

Posted: Friday November 27, 2015

International Superstars

Our international students impressed with their musical talents during a Summer School workshop this week.

Posted: Tuesday November 24, 2015


Logan Park is a school that includes a diverse range of nationalities. Besides our ESOL students we have a growing number of students who were born overseas and have now chosen New Zealand in which to settle.

Posted: Thursday November 12, 2015

International Summer School

Our International students enjoyed a special Summer School of activities. Highlights include a 4 day tramp in one of our beautiful national parks, visiting the Orokonui Ecosanctuary and historic Olveston, an awesome tour of the Otago Peninsula including seeing yellow-eyed penguins, blue penguins and fur seals as well as visiting...

Posted: Sunday November 8, 2015

International Farewell

International students and staff farewelled our lovely International Director, Amber Fraser-Smith, on the last day of Term 3.

Posted: Monday October 5, 2015

International Food Festival

We celebrated the many different cultures at Logan Park on Monday 21 September with our annual International Food Festival. Several hundred students and staff enjoyed the wide variety of food from students' countries.

Posted: Tuesday September 22, 2015

Lake Tekapo Trip

At the end of August our International students appreciated several days exploring Lake Tekapo and some stunning South Island locations.

Posted: Sunday August 30, 2015

Silver Peaks Hiking Trip

It was a cold and rainy Thursday and I had been looking forward to this day for weeks. Instead of going to my regular Environmental Studies class, I went to the Whanau room to meet my teacher Tip, some students from Polytech and eight other pupils from my Outdoor Education class.

Posted: Tuesday June 30, 2015

International Penguin Trip

Approximately twenty International students from Japan, Germany, Vietnam and Austria were looking forward to seeing some fluffy little penguins - live.After driving through curvy roads and experiencing a beautiful view along the coast, we arrived at the delightful spot - the Otago Peninsula, right on Taiaroa Head.

Posted: Tuesday June 30, 2015

International Concert

The annual International Concert in June was a wonderful must-see experience. Over 30 students from a range of countries performed. Everyone practised, sweated and almost lost their hope, but in the end everything was great. Because the students had so much fun, the audience also had fun.

Posted: Tuesday June 30, 2015

Three months at the other end of the world

I have been here for three months but it seems on the one hand like three weeks and on the other hand like three years. Three weeks because the time here is flying so fast. With my four host siblings I never get bored and there is still so much...

Posted: Tuesday June 30, 2015

International students head home

A Kiwi experience is about to draw to a close for a group of our international students. The 12 students, from Austria and Germany, will be returning to high school in their own countries having spent between three months and one year at Logan Park.

Posted: Tuesday June 30, 2015

Too much snow to ski

Its not often that too much snow is a problem for skiers. However, a school ski trip in mid-June became a non-skiing trip due to blizzards in Wanaka.

Posted: Friday June 26, 2015

Thai students visit Logan Park

A group of five Thai students spent April/May studying at Logan Park High School. The students were matched with Kiwi buddies who showed them around the school and helped them learn about the New Zealand culture. The Thai students went to the same classes as their Kiwi buddies.

Posted: Sunday May 17, 2015

International Tramp on Stewart Island

A group of international students enjoyed their 3-day tramp on Stewart Island in March, with Dr Murray Thompson, Matua Tip Winiata and ex-student and outdoor adventurer, Rebecca Vella-King.

Posted: Tuesday March 31, 2015

Race Unity Celebrations

On Tuesday 24 March we celebrated the rich cultural diversity at Logan Park.

Posted: Sunday March 29, 2015

Farewell to Angela Wilson

Our much loved ESOL teacher, Angela Wilson has moved to Timaru to teach international students at Aoraki Polytechnic after 7 years with us.

Posted: Wednesday December 3, 2014