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Lucy Murray takes out Shakespeare in the Park

10th April 2022

Lucy Murray won the regional Shakespeare Festival last evening for her memorable performance as Juliet and will be going to Wellington! Congratulations Lucy. Click here to read the Northland Advocate article on the Shakespeare Festival evening. Photo courtesy of Michael Cunningham, Northern Advocate  

Championship Athletics 2022

3rd March 2022

Championship Athletics 2022! It was unfortunate that under the current protection framework we could not hold our full school Athletics Competition as we would have desired. As one of only three other schools in the region to hold an athletics event I am grateful that some students were able to participate in a championship event instead. It was […]

Outstanding Cambridge International Examination Results 2021

16th February 2022

Cambridge International High Achievement Awards Tune in at 6pm on February the 22nd for the Cambridge International Awards Ceremony. Each year, Cambridge International recognises those students who have excelled in the June and November examinations.  In 2021, Huanui College students attained six awards; IGCSE Level At IGCSE level, 50% of all grades were either […]

Student Leadership Team for 2022

13th December 2021

Huanui College proudly introduces our Senior Leadership team for 2022: Head Prefects Emily Stolwerk Jamie Taylor Deputy Head Prefects Juliet Heaton (Whanaungatanga Prefect) Natalya Newman Kala Payinda Henry Storey Whānau Prefects Alice McGregor (Sheppard) Liam Monadjem (Blake) Ryan Smith (Ngāpua) William Tattersfield  (Hillary) Prefects: Sasha Butterworth Nicholas Byles Jessica Gardner Amelie McIlhinney Scott Slatter William […]

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 […]

College Showcase winner Jules Benson-Wright!

9th December 2021

At last, after Covid cancelled ‘Night of the Arts’ and the postponed ‘Talent Quest’, we had the chance to morph the two events in the quad in ‘Showcase’. Seventeen acts entertained the whole college and four judges: our own staff, Principal. Philip Coombe, Fiona Boorer, local choir conductor and musician, Science teacher and Musical groupie parent, […]

Whānau Big Sing and Small Band Competition

9th December 2021

Held outside due to Covid, the quad was decked out appropriately in red, yellow, green and blue ribbons and balloons representing Blake, Hillary, Ngāpua and Sheppard. Sheppard drew the opening slot and entertained with an Abba medley.  As one judge wrote, ‘Who doesn’t like ABBA?’ A great band and some slick dance moves, choreographed by […]

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 […]


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