Te Huruhi School’s sleek $23m rebuild has been signed-off by building inspectors, marking a new era as staff and students fully embrace their “innovative learning environment”. Principal Adam Cels admitted the process, which commenced in 2013, has been a “rollercoaster...
If a school is supposed to provide the building blocks to a successful education, then Waiheke High School is taking its role extremely literally. The call has gone out for Waiheke residents to scour the back of their cupboards and...
Playcentre members are heartbroken at the lack of recognition the organisation has received from the government. Last week’s Budget announcements brought an increase of $3.1m in funding over four years to Playcentre Aotearoa New Zealand. The funding increase amounts to...
Waiheke High’s sports field was a riot of colour and adrenalin on Friday as the school’s houses faced off for their annual athletics day. Dressed in yellow, red, gold and blue, the students competed under scorching sun conditions, with house...
Erin Gallimore, a year five student at Te Huruhi Primary School, came top in New Zealand for English in this year’s ICAS Assessments. Erin attended a ceremony at the University of Auckland on Saturday where she was awarded with...
Wild winter weather and the collapse of sub-contractor Stanley Construction, have caused delays to the rebuild of the Te Huruhi Primary School. As the site dries out, the pressure is on to complete the buildings for the new school...
Waiheke High School has given students food for thought when it comes to employment and apprenticeships. Culinary students from the North Shore International Academy under tutor Jonathan O’Shea, a Waiheke resident, spent Thursday 26 September working with the high school’s...
Grandparents flocked from far and wide to take part in Waiheke High School’s grandparents day – some even from overseas. Grandparents visiting from Germany joined others from Onerahi, Bay of Plenty, Wellington and Christchurch to find out about their grandchildren’s...
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...
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...