“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...
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...
If you joined in on the Harvest Fayre fun at Fossil Bay last Sunday, you are sure to have met an abundance of island children with wide smiles on their faces. With game tickets in hand, they lined up to...
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...
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...
It was no average day at school for some lucky Waiheke students last week as they got to tour the 22-metre Polynesian voyaging canoe Haunui Waka and get first hand experience of historic waka culture and navigation. Last Tuesday...
Waiheke athletes featured prominently in the Auckland central primary schools cross country event last week, with five island runners achieving top-20 finishes. More than 40 runners from Waiheke Primary and Te Huruhi Primary made the trip to Grey Lynn Park. Full...
And some people say there’s no such thing as a free lunch. That’s hardly the case at the Kai Conscious Cafe in Oneroa, where volunteers serve up a regular Friday feast cooked entirely of food that otherwise would have...
Success in all its forms was the theme of the night at the Waiheke High School senior prizegiving last Wednesday evening. Taking home the top prize and an armful of silverware, Felix Knight was named Dux for 2015. Coming first overall...
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...