News Articles

Pink Shirt Day a Success
July 3, 2020

Last Friday our Community Prefects held Pink Shirt day - a mufti day with an anti bullying focus. This included a 'Cookie for a Compliment' which was a huge success with message boards filled and... Read More

A talented group of rowers lined up for honours at the Aramoho Whanganui Rowing Club prizegiving
July 3, 2020

Aramoho Whanganui Rowing Club president Bruce Osborne was not surprised that even a global pandemic could not take the shine off the level of talent to emerge through the annual prizegiving process... Read More

Winter conditions bring out best at WHS Cross Country
July 2, 2020

There is a Whanganui connection with the New Zealand Secondary Schools Championships to be held in Hawera in September. Former Whanganui middle distance runner Jason Cressingham has a major role in... Read More

Terriffic talent at our Annual Junior Speech Competition
July 1, 2020

Today we had our Annual Junior Speech Competition Year 9 speeches had a 2-4 minute ‘How To’ topic. 1st Toby Clark delivered a compelling argument about ‘how to save the world in one easy... Read More

George Davey wins his 'Top Spot' daily prize in the Richie McCaw competition on TV3 'The Project'
July 1, 2020

Year 10 boy, George Davey wins his 'Top Spot' in the Richie McCaw competition on TV3 'The Project' at 7pm, promoting / showcasing the best spots in New Zealand. George received a daily prize of $200... Read More

Heritage adviser Scott Flutey has passion for Whanganui's built heritage
July 1, 2020

Last year Scott Flutey took up the position of heritage adviser at Whanganui District Council, bringing with him knowledge, experience and a unique passion for the job and its duties. It's something... Read More

Historic building a haven for developing talent
July 1, 2020

The Whanganui Musicians Club was created to promote and support local musicians, and it continues to provide a haven for developing talent. The club is now taking what was Whanganui's first public... Read More

Regional Skills Leadership Group set up in Whanganui/Manawatū region
June 30, 2020

Workforce and skills needs are the focus of a new group set up to support the changing labour market in the region. A Regional Skills Leadership Group (RSLG) has been established for the... Read More

Whanganui High School Tours
June 29, 2020

⭐️ Tours of Whanganui High School ⭐️ For Parents and Year 8 students who are intending to come to Whanganui High School next year. Days and times of Tours this week: • 9.15 am tours on... Read More

Whanganui High School - enrolments for 2021 welcomed
June 25, 2020

Students, staff and whānau at Whanganui High School consistently put in the hard mahi together to ensure we are able to regularly celebrate outstanding academic, cultural and sporting successes. All... Read More

Athletic Football Club players are captured on collectible card
June 25, 2020

Whanganui Athletic Football Club (WAFC) players have been red-carded, but this time it’s all for fun and the revenue is going straight back to the club. Senior player and long-time club member,... Read More

Introducing the Youth Empowering Sports Squad (Y.E.S.S) for 2020!
June 24, 2020

Clare & Dinelle had an awesome workshop yesterday with these student leaders! Lots of great discussion, brainstorming, sharing of ideas and laughter! We look forward to supporting this group to... Read More

Costello showcases new tunes at single release party
June 24, 2020

Blending R'n'B, pop and reggae, Whanganui singer-songwriter Ra Costello will release his new single, produced by top New Zealand artist Tiki Taane, next month. Costello will have a release party for... Read More

Watkin returns home with focus on White Ferns world cup team
June 24, 2020

Whanganui cricketing allrounder Jess Watkin returns home from her southern sojourn today to prepare for the coming summer season that includes a serious attempt to return to the White Ferns... Read More

Whanganui art students bring lockdown experiences to life in exhibition
June 24, 2020

UCOL Whanganui visual arts students have managed to complete assignments despite having their studies interrupted by a pandemic. Lecturer Lorraine Webb has made some slight modifications to the... Read More
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