The Waihi/Waihi Beach It's Not Ok campaign is a response to concerns about the level of family violence in the community.
No matter what your age or sex, it's never OK for people to feel threatened or fearful about their safety.
A... Continue reading »
The Waihi A & P Show opens its gates to the public next Saturday morning (November 12.
It will be the 78th time Waihi has hosted an agricultural and pastoral show and there's still time to enter. Schedules are available from Secretary... Continue reading »
They do their college, coaches, parents, team and each other proud and with your support, the Waihi College RugNet teams can repeat the successes of previous years and bring back glowing reports about their sportsmanship and friendliness when they... Continue reading »
Day 2 of the Secondary School Nationals in Palmerston North saw the Waihi College Girls team come away with two more wins.
They played Ellesmere, and won with a score of 68-49 and then took out Stratford 67-52. The Stratford game was livestreamed... Continue reading »
Helen Everson reported in on how the Waihi College teams are doing in the National Basketball Tournament at Palmerston North. Thanks, Helen!
Both Waihi College Senior A Teams have done really well on the first day of Nationals 2016.
The girls... Continue reading »
Despite the rain and a road crash south of Paeroa delaying the Police presentation team, a good crowd turned out for the public meeting to inform Waihi locals about P – Methamphetamine on Wednesday night.
The meeting was organised and supported by... Continue reading »
Waimata School is 100 years old this year! A Centenary Committee has been formed and is busy brushing off the welcome mat and inviting all past and present staff and pupils to join them for Labour Weekend celebrations.
The festivities start on... Continue reading »
Hekia Parata, Minister of Education, has been on a whirlwind tour of the Thames and Paeroa area.
She had a busy schedule, starting off with a visit to Thames High School this morning.
From there she met with local women at St James Union Parish in... Continue reading »
Waihi East School is preparing to welcome a new principal later this month. Zac Taylor will be officially greeted with a powhiri at 10:30 am on Monday 25th July. Whaea Steph Anich has been keeping the prinicpal’s office warm at the school since... Continue reading »
Each year the combined Waihi schools come together to support a variety of community events to celebrate Matariki, the Maori New Year.
Matariki celebrations were once popular, but stopped in the 1940s. In 2000, they were revived. Only a few people... Continue reading »
“Today, the opportunities for young people wanting to leave school and get a job are limited,” explainsAgriculture New Zealand’s Karen Wightman.
Agriculture New Zealand, a PGG Wrightson business, launched our Waihi course in February this year and... Continue reading »
Congratulations to Paeroa College Year 13 student Bianca O'Connor who was one of thirty young women nationwide to be acknowledged by the Governor-General of New Zealand as a Queen’s Guide.
Bianca was presented with her award at a ceremony... Continue reading »
A new dance trend that is sweeping the Internet has arrived in Waihi.
Waimata School teachers and students have shown they can 'bust the moves' with the best of them.
The trend, known as'The Running Man Challenge,' was started... Continue reading »
Morrinsville College will be shut today following a measles scare.
Morrinsville parents are backing a move to ban unvaccinated students and staff from the college following a measles scare.
Waikato Medical Officer of Health Richard Wall made the... Continue reading »
Schools in Paeroa are refusing to enrol a nine-year-old boy because of his violent behaviour.
The boy was suspended from Miller Avenue School late last year after assaulting other children and violence and verbal abuse toward his teacher aide.
The... Continue reading »
Register For Free Agricultural Training - Friday January 29
Waihi Police Community Constable Harley North is working with Agriculture New Zealand to help a range of people from school leavers to older students to register for an 8 month Rural Skills... Continue reading »
Uniform Sales At Waihi College
Wednesday 20 January 10am – 4pmThursday 21 January 4 – 7pmFriday 22 January 10am – 1pm
2nd February (Tuesday)All Year 11 students to participate in 1st Aid Training - Assemble in the Hall)All Year 13... Continue reading »
The wait is over for nervous students waiting for NCEA marks as results became available on the NZQA website shortly after 7 this morning.
In previous years the NZQA website has crashed as thousands logged on all at once to check their results.... Continue reading »
Waihi East School students got Google eyed at school yesterday when they were introduced to Google Cardboard.
Google Cardboard is a virtual reality (VR) platform developed by Google for use with a fold-out cardboard mount for a mobile phone. It is... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke to Waihi College Principal Alistair Cochrane this morning. It's been another busy year for the college and there's been some high jinx with Year 13 students pranking the school today.
One teacher's classroom is a... Continue reading »