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...
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...
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...
Waiheke athletes featured prominently in the Auckland central primary schools cross country event last week, with five island runners achieving top-20 finishes. More than 40 runners from Waiheke Primary and Te Huruhi Primary made the trip to Grey Lynn Park. Full...
About 140 Waiheke High School students were “blessed” with a ball to remember at Cable Bay Vineyards on Friday night. Deputy principal Tony Sears says the ball had a Moulin Rouge theme so red dresses and red roses added ambience...
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...
On Tuesday, Tī Kōuka class from Waiheke Primary School went to Whakanewha to collect data from the rocky shore.   We braved the miserable gusts of wind and torrential rain as our teeth chattered and bodies shook with cold. Luckily...
It was no average day at school for some lucky Waiheke students last week as they got to tour the 22-metre Polynesian voyaging canoe Haunui Waka and get first hand experience of historic waka culture and navigation. Last Tuesday...
“What’s good for Māori is good for everybody,” is the catch-cry adopted by Waiheke High School’s newly approved whānau form class. The board of trustees has given the green light to an all-ages vertical form class that will launch this...