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...
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...
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...

Students from Te Huruhi School spent three days at Camp Adair in the Hunua Ranges to round off the school year. Arriving at camp, the students soon settled into the first of three days away from home by getting their...
Waiheke High School is being gently nudged to increase Te Reo and Maori cultural learning opportunities. Nearly 60 parents of school-age children responded to an online ‘Survey Monkey’ created by parent Elisha Scott to test demand for Te Reo Maori,...
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...
It’s not every day that you have a helicopter land on your school field, let alone enjoy a flight over the island, but that’s exactly what Waiheke Primary School students were treated to. Graduating seniors were sent off in style...
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...
Members of the Waiheke High School Sea Sports Academy have enjoyed a fantastic four days sailing the Hauraki Gulf on Steinlager 2, the ‘Ferrari of the seas’. The 24 students were aboard the boat made famous by Sir Peter Blake...
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...