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Prizegivings 2021

9th December 2021

Well done to the students and their focus through unknown challenges. You have excelled this year.  Whenever we view our students representing the College, either in academic pursuits; cultural activities; sports and so on, we take a great deal of pride in the way that you conduct yourselves and show what it means to be committed […]

Huanui Bronze Basketball – Placed 2nd in local League

9th December 2021

Congratulations to the Huanui Bronze basketball team who fought valiantly for the top spot in the league this year, but were taken out in the dying 60 seconds of the match to lose by one goal. Nonetheless, a very respectable second place in the league and great sportsmanship was shown to the winning team. A […]

Christmas in shoebox – Fundraising

10th November 2021

We would like to extend a big ‘THANK YOU’ to the Huanui College community who have made both gift, shoebox, wrapping paper, and monetary donations ($500!) today towards Christmas in a Shoebox that is collecting gifts for 2 – 17 year-olds who may not be receiving much this Christmas. In light of the generous amount […]

University of Otago Junior Mathematics Competition Winners

5th October 2021

2021 is the 36th year of this highly successful competition. This Mathematics competition was for students in Years 9 to 11 with the emphasis on problem solving, so they were to expect surprises! It was the first time this competition had been online and our students demonstrated both grit & resilience as they preserved as […]

Harrison Syers organises a Multi Sport Tournament for our Junior students

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 […]

Jacob Urlich awarded a $9000 Agricultural Scholarship.

10th November 2021

From a strong field of 14 candidates, Huanui College’s Deputy Head Boy Jacob Urlich has won the Whangārei A&P Society annual $9000 agricultural scholarship. A&P Society President Evan Smeath said there was a strong field of 14 for the scholarship and this was then shortlisted to six. “The scholarship was closely contested, with a high […]

David Hamilton offers Composition Workshop to Music Students

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 […]

2nd place in Northland Mathex Competition

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!

Annabel McIlhinney achieves bronze in Aerobic Gymnastics Nationals

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 […]

Science Fair Winners!

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 […]

NSSSA Cross Country Race Winners

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.

Takaimaania Ngata-Henare wins the Tā Himi Henare Memorial Trophy

6th July 2021

Huanui College Year 11 student Takaimaania Ngata-Henare (on right-hand side of photograph) has won the prestigious Senior Māori Tā Himi Henare Memorial Trophy at this year’s Te Manu Korero Competitions held in Panguru. Takaimaania’s success was celebrated with a whole-school powhiri, the significance and purpose of which was twofold. Firstly, to welcome Takaimaania, her whānau, […]

Takaimaania Ngata-Henare placed 1st in Table Tennis

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.

Charlotte van der Zwan awarded the Viv Dobson Memorial Trophy for highest achiever

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!

Daniel Mao awarded Silver Award for New Zealand International Biology Olympiad

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 […]

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