Performing Arts Concert 2019

Performing Arts Concert & 1st ever Battle of the Houses 2019! Fantastic night with performances from our very talented students. Maunga House took out our first ever WHS Battle of the Houses!

Chamber Music Champs 2019

Chamber Music Champs - 12 June 2019. Whanganui High School: ▪️ Best Overall Group!! ▪️ 2x Highly Commended! ▪️ KBB Music Award! ▪️ Best ensemble featuring a vocalist!

House Quiz - promoting friendly rivalry

August 3, 2018 marked a very important day in WHS history as almost 500 students made their way over to the Jubilee Stadium to participate in the inaugural 'WHS House Quiz' - thanks Academic prefects!

Best High School in Whanganui?..

Best High School in Whanganui?... WHANGANUI HIGH SCHOOL. These are just some of the events/activities that our AWESOME students have been a part of this year so far (14 June 2018)..

WHS Rockquest 2018

WHS had fantastic results with an all podium finish Band Category at the regional Smokefreerockquest final held at the Opera House, 9/6/18. 1st 'The Remnant', 2nd 'Pantheon', 3rd 'White Guys & Caleb'

Chamber Champions rise to the occasion

A record number of 12 entries from WHS (30 entries altogether) performed at the 2018 District Rounds of the NZCT Chamber Music Contest on 8/6/18. Our ensembles won 8 out of the 12 awards!

'Once On This Island' Junior Production 2018

It’s never the same as seeing it live, but if you missed our Junior Production 2018 'Once On This Island', or if you just want to re-live the magic, you can check it out here!

Quiz Night 2018

Much fun was had at Quiz Night, thanks to the organisation of our Academic prefects who made it happen!

BYOT Information

This is a fantastic video made by our 2017 E-Life prefects to help new students learn about BYOT devices and there uses .. definitely worth a watch!

Pasifika Fusion 2017

Our Pasifika group perform their Cultural Performance entry at Pasifika Fusion 2017 at the Regent on Broadway in Palmerston North, July 2017.

'Rock of Ages' Major Production 2017

'Rock of Ages' was our awesome Major Production for 2017! If you have not seen it, please do.. it is definitely worth a watch!!

NATIONAL WINNERS of Stage Challenge 2016

NATIONAL WINNERS of Stage Challenge 2016: WHS with '29 BELOW' depicting the Pike Mine Disaster. 7 other awards for aspects such as stage use, set design, costume & drama excellence were also received.

WHS Opportunities

This is a quick look at a few things you can do while studying at WHS.It's just a snapshot of opportunities,there is much more available.Produced by Couch Kumaras(Finn O'Connor & Conor Cameron-ex WHS)

WHS Cultural Prefects Survival Video

This clip is based on a Bear Grylls style 'Man vs School' and was produced by the 2013 cultural prefects. The intention is to highlight to students the need to be prepared for 'Learning' - Feb 2013

LIFE introduction video (LOTR style)

Fellowship is a key part WHS just as in the Lord of the Rings. This themed video shares our positive expectations that are based around our school motto 'That we might have LIFE". February 2013

L is Learning- 'Get ready, get thru'

'Learning', is the fundamental part of the school values "LIFE" (Learning, Integrity, Fellowship and Excellence).This video reminds students about being prepared. February 2013

WHS Whanau Class - 'Stop Your Mate from Fighting' Video

This video stars one of our 2012 whanau form classes and is based on the famous anti-drink driving TV advert. Our theme is to 'Stop a mate from fighting - Legend'. - 2012

Whanganui High School Pasifika Group

The Pasifika group performing at school's cultural festival, July 2012.

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