They were fierce, they were polished, they were awe inspiring.  Huge congratulations to the Hēmi Hākena Hautonga Kapa Haka rōpū.  They gained some amazing awards including 3rd place overall in Otago and Southland at the highly competitive Hautonga competition. We are very proud of all you have achieved. Te Reo Māori 2nd place Kaitātaki wahine […]

Polyfest 2023

Ka mau te wehi Hēmi Hākena Teina rōpū who had 100 students on stage on Tuesday afternoon for Polyfest 2023. Ngā mihi nui Whaea Chloe, Whaea Steph and Mrs Saunders for all of your mahi and support. They were honoured with a moving haka tautoko from some of their Senior Campus tuakana and the whole […]

Junior Campus Production SHREK JUNIOR

Shrek Junior, the musical was staged this week. Our super talented students showcased their singing, acting, and dancing skills by presenting a very entertaining and engaging musical

Business Studies

Tess McGregor and Abigail Bragg came up with the idea to develop fast-acting glucose-recovery gummies after Tess, who is a type 1 diabetic, was having multiple sugar lows throughout the week. Tess said she would normally use jelly beans to stave off the effects of her sugar lows, but discovered it only took two gummies […]

North Island & National Track Cycling Championships

Congratulations to our amazing cyclists on their fantastic results at the North Island & National Track Cycling Championships held in Cambridge over the holidays. National medals from the event are as follows: Marshall Erwood 1st Place U20 Boys – Individual events overall Finn Edwards 2nd Place U17 Boys – Individual events overall Conrad Clark, Marshall […]

Rimurimu Science Programme

During the three-day Rimurimu Science programme in Portobello, Dunedin, our group’s main focus was on studying the growth rate of bladder kelp, particularly during its Sporophyte stage, which represents the second phase of its life cycle. The primary objective of our research was to assess the potential impacts of climate change on bladder kelp Sporophyte. […]

Grapple23 – Celebrating Our Talented Young Makers!

Congratulations to Hunter Jordan (Year 13, pictured), Tequin Lake (Year 12), and Michael Clinckett (Year 13), our talented Level 3 Digital Technologies Programming Students, for their outstanding achievement! They attended the prestigious Grapple23 event during the July holidays, chosen among 80+ applicants from across the country. Grapple23, organised by the 4C Centre in Christchurch, is […]

Girls in Trades

We were fortunate to take a group of students to the Girls in Trades day, which was hosted by Great South. The day included guest speakers sharing their journeys, challenges and triumphs as women in the trades. There were many interactive sessions for students to participate in and experience hands on what different trades have […]

Young Enterprise Scheme – Entrepreneurs in Action (EiA) 2023

Year 13 student Ava Aitken (pictured 2nd from right) was selected for the EiA workshop held in Wellington, which took place from 30 June to 2 July. Ava and her fellow participants were chosen from over 125 applicants who are all participants in The Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) programme. They represented a total […]