Fossil Bay Harvest Fayre celebrates its 25th Anniversary on Sunday week, commemorating the seasonal change and the fun of harvest. Kindergarten parent Clarissa McKay says the fayre also highlights the incredible work done by children, teachers and parents throughout 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...
Hundreds of parents and children filled Waiheke Primary School Hall on Tuesday to watch talent that warmed a mid-winter night. One of the youngest contestants was five-year-old Sadie Stephenson (right), whose song “Do Your Ears Hang Low” charmed the audience. The...

The end of March brings an end to swimming lessons on the island. Since the beginning of the school year, students of Waiheke Primary and Te Huruhi should each have had 10 swimming lessons, the amount funded by the...
15-year-old Isabella Healy is fundraising for the trip of a lifetime this summer after auditioning and being accepted into the Auckland Youth Orchestra for 2018. Isabella, a classical violinist who has been playing since she was four, is hoping to...
A Waiheke kapa haka group is preparing for a trip to Hawaii next year. Waiheke High School’s Piringākau kapa haka group is preparing to visit the Polynesian island of Oahu in April next year. “The purpose of this trip is to...
Together with Te Huruhi and Waiheke Primary Schools, Cycle Action Waiheke brings the island an exciting and fun opportunity for children to get to school on their own two wheels with their friends and family in these upcoming Bike...
“What’s good for Māori is good for everybody,” is the catch-cry adopted by Waiheke High School’s newly approved whānau form class. The board of trustees has given the green light to an all-ages vertical form class that will launch this...

More than 272 students in years three to six at Te Huruhi Primary School showed up in their best running gear last Thursday, as the cross country race was on. The kids’ mission: to run around the school the...

Island tamariki under five took to the stage at Te Huruhi School on Friday with a Sing in Spring concert arranged by teacher Maikara Ropata. Kaumatua Pita Mahaki gave an opening karakia, before the hall collectively sang the waiata E...