Waiheke High School students celebrated Matariki with their annual celebration which included haka and waiata competitions, ki-o-rahi games and quizzes – all rounded off with a hāngī for the 450-plus pupils.The midwinter event was held last Friday 28 June and...
Teachers from Waiheke’s two primary schools and the high school turned out before sunrise to demonstrate around the island on Wednesday, as part of the largest industrial action the country has ever seen.Teachers from Waiheke Primary School, Te Huruhi...
The PADI Open Water Scuba Course has been a highlight for many Sea Sports students at Waiheke High School throughout the years. Scuba diving means discovering a whole new world. Seeing vibrant coloured fish, not on a hook and line...
Students of te reo Māori and waiata classes came together for a hākari at Piritahi Marae on Saturday 6 April to celebrate a successful term.Pita Mahaki led a pōwhiri which was followed by a cup of tea and then...
The sun sparkled on the water at the Te Huruhi School swimming sports last Thursday as the whole school took to the pool for competitive and fun events. The senior school started the day with competitive heats and finals. The...
Hours of practice paid off recently for Waiheke High School’s kapa haka group Piringākau. “Our campaign for ASB Polyfest 2019 started with a training and bonding trip North to Waimamaku, Hokianga,” says teacher Te Ao Hau. “After our trip, we endured...
Two good causes were combined last week. When the Ostend-based Playcentre group were planning activities for Playcentre Awareness Week and realised it was also Sea Week, they decided to explore the island’s beaches.  “Monday was a sea themed morning at...
Island resident David Toomey panicked when he was caught in a strong rip at Palm Beach in December 2018. He’s now sharing his story in an online campaign launched by TSB and Surf Life Saving New Zealand to spread...
School might have been out for the past three weeks, but many primary students have still soaked up some educating hours in the sun with the City Nippers programme from Surf Life Saving Northern Region.Children aged from five to...
Students of Te Huruhi Primary School were challenged to wear crazy hats last Friday as the school reminded them that hats must be worn during term four, and they took the challenge seriously.An abundance of children got creative, cutting,...