Western Heights High School students in Rotorua have been released safely to go home following an evacuation due to a bomb threat.
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Western Springs College mourn the loss of dedicated principal
Auckland's Western Springs College are mourning the loss of former school Principal Ken Havill who lost his battle to cancer this week, aged 67. In 2010, Mr Havill secured New Zealand's largest school rebuild worth over $75mil. The school says they hope to incorporate him in the new complex to honour his memory.
Mauao dedicate their win to former team mate who passed away
Te Wharekura o Mauao are the first Māori-medium school to win the Bill Hill BOP secondary Schools Trophy against Western Heights High School in the Co-ed division for the region. The Māori school walks away with the chance to represent the region at a national level.
Te Wharekura o Mauao makes rugby first
Tomorrow’s division one Bay of Plenty secondary school rugby finals in Tauranga is set to make history as a wharekura competes for top honours for the first time in the region. Tauranga’s Te Wharekura o Mauao has a senior roll of 40 students and over half of them make up the kura’s first XV rugby side which will be playing Rotorua’s Western Heights High School at Blake Park in Tauranga tomorrow afternoon.
Parents angry following threat at Western Heights high school
Western Heights High school in Rotorua went into lockdown today after a threat was made to the school. The lockdown is now over but the incident has left some parents angry and confused.
Smokefree Pacifica Beats finalists prepare for tonight's event
The top finalists of the Smokefree Pacifica Beats are set to compete at the Ray Freeman Center based at Epsom Girls' Grammar in Auckland tonight. The event requires secondary school participants to perform original compositions that have Māori or Pacifica elements. Reporter Harata Brown went out earlier today to meet some of the contestants.
Western Heights High School secures spot in Chiefs Cup final
Today, Western Heights High School's 1st XV rugby team played against Stratford High School from the Taranaki province, as both teams were vying for a finals spot in the Chiefs Cup Co-Ed Rugby Competition.