About 50 year seven and eight students of Waiheke High School dressed in fancy fluorescent clothes and colours for a disco at the school hall last Friday. The disco was put on by the Piringakau kapa haka group to fundraise...
The new community education facility in the Artworks courtyard was officially opened last Wednesday with a blessing by Pita Mahaki and Maikara Ropata, on behalf of Piritahi Marae. Chanting a karakia which cleared the way for the former library...
About 140 Waiheke High School students were “blessed” with a ball to remember at Cable Bay Vineyards on Friday night. Deputy principal Tony Sears says the ball had a Moulin Rouge theme so red dresses and red roses added ambience...
Many a joke about his massive head was made when Mike King took to the stage at the Waiheke High School hall on Wednesday last week. As the founder and ambassador of The Key to Life Charitable Trust, King has...
A group of talented Waiheke High School Students took out first prize in the Focus on Ability Short Film Festival. The festival asks filmmakers to ‘Focus on the Ability’ of people with a disability and tell a story on film...
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...
A fantastic night was had by all at the Waiheke High School senior ball at Cable Bay on Friday 27 July. Students and teachers celebrated the Casino Royale-themed event in style. The evening included a sit-down dinner and DJ curated...
Year Four pupils at Waiheke Primary School were presented with beautiful dictionaries on Monday by local Rotarians Sherryn El Bakary (past president), Nicola Hambly (current youth director) and Louis Kinsler (next youth director). Dictionaries in schools is a global initiative...
Te Huruhi Primary pupils held a Mini Market Day last Friday as part of a programme to get them thinking entrepreneurially from an early age. With a modest budget of $20 each and two weeks to prepare, year 5 and...
Budding young sailors from the Waiheke Sea Scouts got their hands on some serious kit last week, when invited to take a tour of the island’s volunteer Coastguard vessel. Around 20 sea scouts met Waiheke Coastguard staff at Matiatia wharf...