Students of Te Huruhi Primary School were challenged to wear crazy hats last Friday as the school reminded them that hats must be worn during term four, and they took the challenge seriously. An abundance of children got creative, cutting,...
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...
Waiheke High School Robotics Club secured an amazing second place in their first appearance at national level in the annual Vex IQ competition in Rotorua. The event on Monday 4 December attracted 35 determined teams from around New Zealand. Waiheke entered...
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,...
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...
A hardcore of adult learners on Waiheke had no need to wait for Maori language week to plunge into Te Reo. More than 100 enlisted when Waiheke Adult Learning launched a Te Reo course in March and more than half...
Two young Waiheke sailors, Serena Woodall and Jemma Walden, have been accepted into the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron youth training programme for 2017. The course, which has been run by RNZYS each year since 1987, provides intensive keel-boat sail...
Ten-year-old Freddie Meere has dug his way to a top spot at the inaugural T&G Garden to Table Young Gardener Awards. The Te Huruhi School youngster beat out over 70 applicants from across the country to take home one of...