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Best All-Round Junior students 2019
December 6, 2019

We had our Junior Prizegiving today at 11am. Congratulations to our Best All-Round Junior students for 2019: 🏆 Year 9 Girls - Mira Meijer 🏆 Year 9 Boys - George Davey 🏆 Year 10 Girls -... Read More

Jury Cup Rowing Regatta
December 5, 2019

The annual Jury Rowing Cup organised by the Aramoho Rowing Club, is Whanganui’s largest regatta and according to one club official “seems to have been in existence for ever.” This year there are... Read More

Silver Duke of Edinburgh – Queen Charlotte 2019
December 5, 2019

We set off to Porirua for the start of our trip on Friday 30 November with 17 students and 4 staff members. An early start on Saturday to meet the Interislander ferry at 8.45am. We arrive in Picton... Read More

Great results for our Junior MUNS teams!
December 4, 2019

Once again our WHS students have done well at the Junior Model United Nations day held at Nga Tawa on Tuesday 3 December. This year 28 teams from the district debated resolutions around Climate Change... Read More

Busy young starlet juggles two shows
December 4, 2019

Fifteen-year-old Toni Adams doesn’t have to act the part of the lovely young lady who charms the prince because she IS a charming young lady. Toni is a year 10 student at Whanganui High School where... Read More

Young dancers ace their exams
December 4, 2019

Abby Squire, senior dancer at Sharyn Underwood School of Dance, achieved 100 per cent recently in her American Jazz Dance Affiliation Advanced 1 exams. “I’ve taught for 50-odd years and I have... Read More

Keelan receives the Prime Ministers Vocational Excellence Award.
December 4, 2019

This year the Prime Minister created an award, The Prime Ministers Vocational Excellence Award. This award was to be given to a student who displays excellence in Vocational Studies. This year's... Read More

Focus on mental health serviced key for festival
December 3, 2019

Music, sport and mental health are the focus of a new youth festival set for Majestic Square next week. The Hinengaro Rangatahi Festival, organised by the Whanganui District Council Youth Committee,... Read More

Like father, like son: Kaelin Mooney wins 'The Charlie'
December 3, 2019

It wasn't your normal "Dad, can I borrow the car?" moment. Kaelin Mooney has had a rollercoaster ride since he debuted his new Stockcar five weeks ago. He's shown that he can compete with... Read More

Suzuki International Series set for summer scorcher
December 3, 2019

Summer is here, Christmas is coming and the nation’s best motorcycle road race tracks are beckoning. It is just a few days now until the 2019 edition of the always-popular Suzuki International... Read More

Cash boost 'fantastic' for schools
December 3, 2019

Whanganui schools have welcomed a Government announcement that they will receive much-needed cash injections for maintenance and upgrades. However, the announcement made by Prime Minister Jacinda... Read More

WHS NZSS Athletics Team 2019
December 2, 2019

Good Luck to Coach Greg Fromont, Manager Elaine Baker and the Athletes of WHS. 💚💛💚💛 The Whanganui High School Athletics team heads off at the end of this week to the Premier Secondary... Read More

Watkin wrecks old domestic record with powerful innings for Hinds
December 2, 2019

Whanganui's former White Fern Jessica Watkin was in sensational form for her Central Districts Hinds team after blasting 158 in 124 balls against the Wellington Blaze at Karori Park today. In the... Read More

Kate wins 'People's Choice' award for her Art
December 2, 2019

On Friday they announced the Fine Art Gallery Young Artist Scholarship. A Whanganui Girls College student won the scholarship and our Kate Regan (Year 11) won "People's Choice" award!!... Read More

Toni plays a wonderful Cinderella
December 1, 2019

Cinderella is played by Toni, who is at Whanganui High School. When she's not at rehearsal, she is doing ballet. Toni has a beautiful voice and plays a wonderful Cinderella. Come and watch her meet... Read More
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