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Skaters get chance to try circuit - November 2015

Photo of experienced skaters, Rebecca Smith and Nicole Travers, formerly of Wanganui High School. Wanganui's Cemetery Circuit is known for its motorbike racing, but this summer you'll be able to skate... Read More

Skaters hit town - at speed - December 2015

  KEEN COMPETITION: The leading senior women's contenders for the nationals over the next six days are Daina Gibbs, left, Dahna Penty, Wanganui's Rebecca Smith (former WHS student), Nicole Begg and... Read More

Skates on and holding court as kids take tips- February 2016

  LISTEN UP: Whanganui's former NBL Nelson Giant & International Impact camp player Akira Marsters (former WHS student) addresses the hopefuls preparing for Whanganui representative basketball... Read More

Skiers brave the wild weather

(PHOTO CREDIT - STEVE CAUDWELL) It was touch and go on the rough waters of Lake Wiritoa, but the Wanganui Water Ski Club got through their entire Gold Star tournament for 44 top skiers on the weekend... Read More

Small-town youth in TV limelight

Whanganui's Vicki Makutu and former WHS student, Ash Patea (right) have spent the best part of a year working on TV show Hahana which showcases youth from the lower North Island. It was an idea to... Read More

Smith in tussle with rival in Timaru - February 2016

  RISE AND FALL: WHS student Eden Smith came back from his spill in the 300m time trial to win the 500m sprint ahead of rival Nick Frame for the intermediate men's grade at the Banked Track Nationals... Read More

Smith's skaters soar

Former WHS student Hannah Smith helped guide several Whanganui artistic skaters to medals at the Central Districts league last weekend. A large squad of 22 artistic skaters was able to attend Central... Read More

Smoothing the Olympic path

RIO BOUND: Bags packed and ready to fly, retired Whanganui professional cyclist & former WHS teacher, Cath Cheatley is off to Rio to smooth the way for the Kiwi athletes. Retired Whanganui... Read More

Snow Skiing 2017

Snow Skiing 2017 Whanganui High School took two team up to this year’s North Island Ski Champs, held on Turoa Ski Field from 17 to 20 of September. The team came 68th and 73 out of 124 teams which... Read More

Snr Boys Basketball WIN Premier Champs

But wait there's more...Well done to our Senior Boys Basketball Team winning the Premier Secondary School Champs last night (Friday 25 August) at Springvale Stadium!  WHS is on a winning streak!!... Read More

Soapbox Derby

DERBY CRAFT: WHS student Shea Robinson stands with his soapbox collection, including the new NZ Couriers van, with help from Cutting Edge Mowers, Totalspan, Morrie Gibbons Signs, Garmac Engineering,... Read More

Softball Prize Giving winners

Photo:  Shanice Campbell (left) & Leighton Kotuhi-Brown. Congratulations to our two Whanganui High School players that Represented Manawatu at the Under 17 Girls Nationals held in Palmerston... Read More

Softball Tournament

WHS Boys and Girls Softball teams compete at Fraser Park, Hutt Valley for the Division 2 North Island Secondary School Champs, Tuesday 28 March - Friday 31 March 2017. 31 MarchSecondary Schools... Read More

Some classy running by Baker

A win in the junior girls' 1500m by Rebecca Baker puts Whanganui High School in the frame at the NZ Secondary Schools champs in Hawkes Bay over the weekend. Whanganui athletes performed to new heights... Read More

Son to take over from Dr mum

Dr Sandra Moore's position at the Aramoho Health Centre will be taken by her son, former WHS student Dr Chris Jacques.PHOTO: Bevan Conley  When Whanganui doctor Sandra Moore decided it was time to... Read More
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