Old Girls' Achievers

Auckland Girls' Grammar School encourages development of personal excellence in all students in academic, sporting, social and cultural activities. Personal excellence has brought public recognition for a number of past pupils from a range of fields.

Here are just a few of those women:

Tiana Epati, First NZ Woman of Pacific descent to be elected President of the NZ Law Society
Jennifer Flay 
 Director of the FIAC, the most prestigious art fair in the world, awarded the  French Legion of Honour in 2015
Dame Charmian O'Connor  Emeritus Professor of Chemistry
Ranjna Patel  Co-owner Nirvana Health Group, Business Woman and Entrepreneur

Katrina Grant  Captain, Silver Ferns Netball team 
Professor Innes Asher Head of Dept of Paediatrics, School of Medicine, University of Auckland.
Dame Dorothy Winstone 

Heather Begg OBE Opera singer
Dame Miraka Szsazy Maori Women's Welfare League
Susan St John Economist and author
Hon Georgina Te HeuHeu MP First Maori woman lawyer
Yandall sisters Singers
Sandra Coney Journalist and women's rights activist
Daphne Collins Opera singer
Emily Karaka artist
Teresa Tairi Silver Fern netball player
Dorothy Butler OBE Author and children's reading expert
Sheryl Clarke Silver Fern netball player
Merimeri Penfold Maori studies
Marte Szirmay Artist
Dr Wendy Walker Paediatrician
Tammi Wilson Black Fern rugby player
Ani O'Neill Artist
Sophia Hawthorne Actress
Poto Williams MP NZ's first Cook Island female MP
Golriz Ghahraman MP NZs first MP with a refugee background
Kayla Cullen, Silver Fern Netball player
Rose Matafeo, Comedian

Contact us with names of other old girls who have gained a reputation in the wider community.


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