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Come fly with me
December 1, 2018

Former WHS student Jared Kirk wants a future where he can share the joy of travel with his family through his flying.PHOTO / Jacob McSweeny A new international pilot school in Whanganui has more than... Read More

Let's back Jessica for Miss World
November 30, 2018

Miss World New Zealand makes friends on a visit to Old Town Hainan in China. Photo / Supplied Jessica Tyson (former WHS student) sends love to her hometown Whanganui from the Miss World pageant in... Read More

Whanganui High School News - November 2018
November 30, 2018

Download our Whanganui High School News, from the Principal : Rivercity Press, November 2018 Read More

Our NZSS Track & Field team
November 29, 2018

All the best to Coach Greg Fromont, Manager Elaine Baker and our 17 WHS Students in Dunedin this weekend at the NZSS Track & Field Champs!!! Go Hard team!! Whanganui High schools’ biggest... Read More

Rivercity Speed Skating
November 29, 2018

Josh Valentine leads Chase Morpeth, Jake Duggan and Jackson Fellows in the chase of tearaway pacemaker and eventual Men's B grade 5km winner Drew Brennan during the St John's Club Rivercity Tour... Read More

Whanganui rowers shine at Johns Trophy Regatta
November 28, 2018

The Aramoho Whanganui Rowing Club squad, the majority being WHS students, that competed at the Johns Trophy Regatta in Waitara at the weekend. The 2018-19 Rowing season is now well under way with two... Read More

Cycling success at the Lake Taupo Challenge
November 27, 2018

WHS student Jack Overweel did well in the 40 km 'Quarter Lake' race at the Half the Lake race at the 42nd Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge.Photo / Supplied More than 5700 people raced in the event's 13 road... Read More

Lily Claypole - Young Artist Scholarship winner
November 26, 2018

People's Choice winner Ioane Wairua-Pohe Takiari and.. Whanganui Young Artist Scholarship winner Lily Claypole!  Photo / Liz Wylie Selecting a winner from 22 worthy entries in the Fine Arts Whanganui... Read More

Wanganui Wonder - Veandercross
November 26, 2018

Whanganui High School teacher Chris Turner and his cheeky champion Veandercross... Read More

$800k Rutherford Discovery Scholarship recipient Dr Tonkin
November 24, 2018

Dr Jonathan Tonkin has received a $800,000 Rutherford Discovery Scholarship for his ecological research programme. Whanganui-raised ecologist Dr Jonathan Tonkin is aiming to find sustainable solutions... Read More

Kerry Ranginui caught up with former tutor Mrs Gale
November 24, 2018

Kerry Ranginui caught up with his former tutor, now WHS teacher, Leanne Gale on a recent visit home. Photo/Supplied Sewing classes at Rutherford Junior High must be a good proving ground for young... Read More

Vibe. Music Festival
November 22, 2018

Vibe. Music Festival Vibe. Music Festival at Cooks Gardens on Saturday 15 December 2018 features our very own students from bands ‘Late Night Tales’, ‘The Remnant’ and former student Ra... Read More

Watson vaults up rankings among Judo's big boys
November 22, 2018

Keightley Watson, right, has risen sharply up the world rankings with his bronze in the 100kg+ senior men division at the 2018 Perth Oceania Open at the weekend.Photo / Supplied Whanganui heavyweight... Read More

Ali set to face Parliament
November 21, 2018

WHS student Ali Gammeter will represent Whanganui in next year's Youth Parliament.PHOTO / Bevan Conley Before she heads off to school in the mornings Ali Gammeter checks to see what mind food YouTube... Read More

Big variety in art works on display
November 21, 2018

A large landscape by former WHS teacher Judy Webby is flanked by two pieces by John Singleton at the Wanganui Arts Society's annual members' exhibition at Cooks Gallery by the veledrome. Whanganui... Read More
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