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...
Pink Shirt Day tomorrow, 26 May, raises awareness about bullying, a problem that is prevalent on Waiheke. Rose Davis talks to Wendy Richards about her Bully Free Waiheke project and learns more from Piritahi Hau Ora social worker Wendy...
For the first time in a decade Waiheke High’s Piringakau kapa haka group performed at Polyfest 2018. It had been so long, yet they blew everyone away with their outstanding performance and mana. With only six weeks to prepare their...

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...
Teachers from both Te Huruhi and Waiheke Primary Schools were involved in the national strike action on Wednesday 15 August to ask for increased pay, reduced class sizes and extra resources to support special needs students.  “I found it inspiring...
Details of the planned $17 million upgrades to Waiheke High School have been announced by the Ministry of Education, with the major redevelopment to be completed in late 2019, but plans to rebuild adjacent to Te Huruhi Primary School...
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...
School’s out Around 50 primary school staff, students and supporters gathered at the Ostend causeway on Wednesday to push for improved teaching conditions and increased government funding. Those striking on Waiheke joined around 30,000 people calling for action in public events...
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...

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...