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...
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...
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...
One case of gastroenteritis has been reported following water contamination at two Waiheke schools. Auckland Regional Public Health Service is assessing whether the gastroenteritis is linked to contamination of water at Waiheke High or Te Huruhi Primary School or due...
The new community education facility in the Artworks courtyard was officially opened last Wednesday with a blessing by Pita Mahaki and Maikara Ropata, on behalf of Piritahi Marae. Chanting a karakia which cleared the way for the former library...
Three island schools – Waiheke Primary School, Te Huruhi School, and Waiheke High School – are taking a cross-school approach to reaching certain targets and ensuring a smoother transition between schooling levels. • Safia Archer Full story in Gulf News.... out...
The ‘World Carnival’ at Waiheke Primary School last Sunday was one of its most successful fairs yet, with over $18,500 raised to help the flood-damaged school. The big ticket item at the silent auction - the America’s Cup signed team...
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,...
Surfdale Hall looks likely to become the new venue for a Steiner primary school on the island. Waiheke Local Board decided at its meeting last Thursday to approve in principle the long-term rental of a room at Surfdale Hall for...
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...