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...
Not only did Waiheke woman Jane Scarles win $10,000 to spend on sports gear for a nominated school last week but she won rugby legend Dan Carter as well. The former All Black visited the nominated school, Waiheke High, last...
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...
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...
Our apologies for an error in pagination this week - It's not often our printers get it wrong! Waiheke bird lover Sue Fitchett is encouraging people to offer water and food for native birds during long periods of dry weather. Placing...

School might have been out for the past three weeks, but many primary students have still soaked up some educating hours in the sun with the City Nippers programme from Surf Life Saving Northern Region. Children aged from five to...
Teachers from Waiheke’s two primary schools and the high school turned out before sunrise to demonstrate around the island on Wednesday, as part of the largest industrial action the country has ever seen. Teachers from Waiheke Primary School, Te Huruhi...
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...
Grandparents flocked from far and wide to take part in Waiheke High School’s grandparents day – some even from overseas. Grandparents visiting from Germany joined others from Onerahi, Bay of Plenty, Wellington and Christchurch to find out about their grandchildren’s...
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,...