ACG Sunderland graduates

ACG Sunderland’s alumni are making their mark all around the world. They’re in the workforce or higher education both in New Zealand and overseas, forging rewarding careers and bright futures. We are honoured to have played a part in helping them fulfil their potential.


Gaea Galvez

Alongside top academic results, Gaea is in a selection pool for the New Zealand Junior Badminton team. The discipline and focus needed to play sport at a high level help her achieve in other realms of her life, she says.

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Anurag Nadgir

Anurag Nadgir, a Year 13 student at our school, has been awarded a University of Auckland Top Achiever Scholarship for 2017, valued at $20,000.

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Amelia Carlyle Rowe (Milly)

When Amelia Carlyle Rowe (Milly) found out she had placed Top in the World in her Year 13 Cambridge Design & Technology examination, she was worried the examiners would email back to say they had made a mistake.

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Chris Petty

Chris, who graduated from ACG Sunderland in 2011 is now working as a software developer at Sustainable Solutions, a company that manages pharmaceutical logistics for developing countries. Their software mSupply is used in national drug distribution projects, warehouses and hospitals in more than 20 countries around the world.

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James Newland

Last year, James Newland, ACG Sunderland Head Boy in 2015, won an award for his role in a heroic surf rescue at Bethell’s Beach, after swimming out 300m in rough seas to help struggling swimmers. Now a student at Auckland Uni, he tells us what else he’s been up to.

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