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...
The PADI Open Water Scuba Course has been a highlight for many Sea Sports students at Waiheke High School throughout the years.  Scuba diving means discovering a whole new world. Seeing vibrant coloured fish, not on a hook and line...
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...
Just over $40 million will be spent improving buildings at Waiheke High School and Te Huruhi Primary. Education Minister Hekia Parata visited Waiheke yesterday and announced that $23 million will be spent rebuilding Te Huruhi Primary and $17 million will...
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,...
Students of Waiheke High swapped their classrooms for Oneroa Beach, books for balls and uniforms for house colours and togs last Friday. From early morning, the beach was buzzing with people as the school held its annual Beach Sports day....
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...
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...

Sea Scouts Keas showed impressive safety knowledge during an educational trip with Waiheke Coastguard, says Waiheke High School sea sports academy tutor Maria Heer. On board the vessel they quickly identified the 5-plus safety items needed in any boat. They...
Island resident David Toomey panicked when he was caught in a strong rip at Palm Beach in December 2018. He’s now sharing his story in an online campaign launched by TSB and Surf Life Saving New Zealand to spread...