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...

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 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...
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...
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...
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...
Hours of practice paid off recently for Waiheke High School’s kapa haka group Piringākau.  “Our campaign for ASB Polyfest 2019 started with a training and bonding trip North to Waimamaku, Hokianga,” says teacher Te Ao Hau.  “After our trip, we endured...
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...
Students of te reo Māori and waiata classes came together for a hākari at Piritahi Marae on Saturday 6 April to celebrate a successful term. Pita Mahaki led a pōwhiri which was followed by a cup of tea and then...
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...