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Jethro's a survivor

The Cancer Society's Survivors' Lap on Saturday was an emotional one for Whanganui's Chiet family. Jethro Chiet, now aged two, was diagnosed with leukaemia in January 2016. This time last year he was... Read More

Jimi Blinkhorne lends roller hockey skills to Australia

Whanganui's Jimi Blinkhorne (left) and his Aussie roller hockey mate Ash Clee will catch up again for the Australia Day National Club Championships in January.Photo / Supplied Whanganui teenager Jimi... Read More

Jnr Basketball Teams WIN Secondary School Competition

Woohoo!!  Well done to our Junior Boys & Girls Basketball Teams tonight (Friday 25 August) winning the final in the Secondary School Competition    Congratulations Coaches Adam Watkins and... Read More

Jnr Colts Cricket team best dressed

Our Junior Colts Cricket team are over in Napier at the moment playing in the Junior Cricket Tournament. At the opening ceremony our boys looked very smart in their Blazers winning best dressed... Read More

Join new Improv Night - February 2016

  Hamming it up at last year's inaugural Improv Night were Paul Collins, Jessica Alder, Reuben Janes (former WHS student), and Phil Portland, with ornamental hostess Jenda at the back. It's official!... Read More

Jones creditable 4th in Cross Country event in Hawera

Jonesy's Photography. Wanganui Harriers athletes Liam Jones (WHS) and Thomas Conder (both right) finished a creditable fourth (Jones) and fifth in the older Under-20 men division of the Hughes... Read More

Jorja recipient of the Rebecca L Lynch Memorial Scholarship

Judo brothers South Island success

Brothers, Keightley and Callaghan Watson came back with three gold medals and two silvers from the South Island Judo Championships in Christchurch. Unlike the Steelform Wanganui rugby team, it was a... Read More

Judo Championships: Watson ends season on a high

Whanganui teenager Keightley Watson gained his black belt the hard way at the National Judo Championships in Wellington at the weekend. Four national titles and a black belt for teenage Whanganui... Read More

Judo family tackle Aussie

TROPHY HUNTER: WHS student Keightley Watson already has the Australian ACT and Queensland judo titles in the bag and is aiming to add the Sydney International title in his grade. Three young Wanganui... Read More

Judo players to represent NZ at Oceania Judo Champs

Whanganui Judo Players to represent NZ at Oceania Judo Championships.PHOTO: Angus, Liam Goodhall, former WHS student Finn Brown and WHS student Keightley Watson (who is also a member of the NZ Team... Read More

Junior A1 Netball at Horizons Tournament

Well done to our Junior A1 Netball team who finished 5th in the Horizons Junior Netball Tournament in Palmerston North this weekend. Awesome work girls! (Lisa Murphy - Sports Co-ordinator - 11... Read More

Junior A2 Netball win SS3 grade

Well done to our Junior A2 Netball Team and Coach Robyn Walford winning the SS3 grade today (Saturday 2 September) in a close final 24-22. Awesome work girls!! (Lisa Murphy, Sports Co-ordinator) Read More

Junior Athletic Inter school competition

Well done to our Junior Athletic teams who competed over the last 4 weeks on Tuesday Nights in the Junior Inter school competition.  Our boys teams came 1st and 2nd and Girls 3rd overall. Teams were... Read More

Junior Model UN forum discussed Zika virus

Delegation representing Turkey from Whanganui High School (left to right) - Callista Booth-Richards, Leah Aiono and Katja Mokha. Between them they have connections to other countries such as England,... Read More
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