24th August 2021
Fifteen teams (60 students) competed in the annual Mathex competition, this year held at Whangārei Boys’ High on Thursday (12th August) night. This challenged our students both strategically and mathematically. Congratulations to Toby Hamilton, Rachael Jackson, Carolyn Betterton & Sam Brown for winning second place in the Year 9 Competition. Well done!
24th August 2021
Well done to Harrison Syers for organising an AIMS games multi sport tournament as a run-up to the AIMS games (unfortunately these were cancelled due to Level 4 restrictions). A huge effort involving logistics and organisation, thank you Harrison for making this happen for our students – they had a fantastic time! A special thanks […]
24th August 2021
On the penultimate day of Term Two, Music IGCSE and A-Level students were treated to a workshop led by New Zealand composer David Hamilton. For IGCSE Music students, David gave us an insight into the composing process of one of his works, explaining how he set the lyrics effectively and used the piano to accompany […]
10th August 2021
Congratulations to Annabel McIlhinney achieved a bronze medal for the aerobic gymnastics nationals competition. Aerobics Athletes needed to get a qualifying score to enter. It is a fast pace floor gymnastics routine performed on a wooden floor with ‘elements’ to music. Participants are judged on artistry, execution and difficulty. Annabel achieved her highest ever score […]
16th July 2021
Well done to all of our students with their Science Fair presentations this year. There were some excellent investigations that show how curiosity and research can drive us to understand questions about our world. 1st in Technology Year 7 : Benjamin Abbott, Year 9 : Rachael Jackson | Overall Technology Rachael Jackson | Highly Commended […]
6th July 2021
Congratulations to all of our Runners who competed at the NSSSA Cross Country Race for Years 7-13 at Barge Showgrounds last week. Well done to Will Tattersfield who came 3rd and Connor Wiegersma 5th in their race. Grace Potter placed 2nd, and Rhys Jones coming 1st in his race! Well done to all that competed.
24th June 2021
Congratulations to Takaimaania, who placed 1st at the Table Tennis competition held at McKay Stadium on the 24th of June. Well done for your hard work and dedication to your sport. Takaimaania has previously won under-18 and under-21 and women’s national titles, and is ranked sixth in the country.
15th June 2021
Congratulations to Charlotte van der Zwan who has been awarded this years Viv Dobson Memorial Trophy for highest achiever in the Whangārei Pony Club. Well done Charlotte!
22nd June 2021
NZ BIOLOGY OLYMPIAD – SILVER AWARD Congratulations to Daniel Mao for receiving his NZIBO Silver Award. The NZIBO is a programme designed to foster interest, participation, and excellence in Biology. Students first sit an entrance exam with the top 200 students who have demonstrated outstanding ability being selected to participate in a University Level online […]
4th May 2021
Congratulations to Isla Adams on her selection as the Northland representative invited to attend the 2021 Entrepreneurs in Action weekend in Wellington! Isla has received complimentary flights and accommodation and will participate in a business competition along with 78 other students from all over NZ (there are approximately 4,700 students taking part in the YES […]
29th March 2021
Huanui College had 17 students compete at Maadi Cup last week, held at Lake Karapiro, Cambridge. Maadi Cup is the NZSS Rowing Nationals which is held over 6 days and is the biggest secondary school’s event in the country with over 2,600 rowers entered from 130 schools. Of our 17 rowers, 3 crews made A […]
6th May 2021
In Year 13 while attending Huanui College, Kahurangi (Kahu) Ross-Hoskins, then 17, attended an Auckland hui organised by Kia Ora Hauora Outreach Programme, where he had the chance to listen to well-known Māori doctor, Lance Sullivan speak. It was the opportunity he needed to confirm his path into medical studies. “The pride he showed in […]
2nd June 2021
Congratulations to Indigo Tomlinson one of our Year 9 students has won the ‘Fabo Short Story Competition’ for the senior section. You can read her story and the judges remarks at the Fabo Website. The competition is for kids aged 13 and under from New Zealand and Australia. Fabo offers a story starter and students […]
17th June 2021
The Huanui College Health Careers Night was an evening for people working in the health field to share their experiences. Students from schools across Northland got the chance to talk to health professionals working in the local community, with one-on-one discussions to ask their burning questions. Thanks to Rachel Moore, an orthodontist, Amanda Johnston, a […]
23rd May 2021
A challenging yet successful event for our Clay Target Shooters – well done to everyone! Pictured to the left are Jade and Caraven, Jade Culham : 1st girls Single Rise Craven Whitehead : 2nd Single Rise, 2nd points score Nick Byles : 3rd Single Barrel Huanui Team: 2nd Teams Event – we have finally shaken […]