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Jan 232017
2017 Arrangements and Information

A message from Principal Geoff Shepherd:

Happy New Year!

I trust that you and your family had a wonderful Christmas and New Year celebrations.

My initial analysis of the 2016 NCEA results shows that most of our students did very well and by the time the results are confirmed at … Read More >

Nov 082016
Kuranui Celebrates Outstanding Year of Achievement

Kuranui College celebrated its 57th Annual Senior Prizegiving and Graduation last Friday and farewelled 59 students from Year 13.

The college auditorium was packed out with staff, students, parents, whanau and special guests, including newly-elected South Wairarapa Mayor Viv Napier, Carterton Mayor John Booth and Kuranui old boy and aviator … Read More >

Nov 042016
Kuranui Block Party photos

The Kuranui College Block Party kicked off yesterday. Dark clouds were gathering at about 4pm, but firing up the barbie, baking fish and chips and cranking up music brought the sun back!

With the sun shining, people gathered for an evening of community celebration, sport and food.

A big shout … Read More >

Oct 292016
Sporting Success for Kuranui

Kuranui College celebrated another superb sporting year at the annual Sports Prizegiving recently, with many outstanding achievements recognised. Guest speaker was Wairarapa-Bush Rugby Development Officer Stacey Grant who also handed out the awards.

1st XI hockey captain Courtney Yee was named outstanding sportswoman after leading her side to victory in … Read More >

Oct 112016
Sports Prizegiving - Thursday October 20th

Okay, so this is a Greytown Football trophy…but it was presented to two Kuranui Students this year, Sam Hunter and Jamal Graham, as dual most-improved players.

The Kuranui Sports Prizegiving is on Thursday October 20th, and there are some changes to make for a better event!

We have an earlier Read More >

Oct 032016
Kuranui College Opens Modern Art Studios

Kuranui College will celebrate the start of the spring term with the opening of its brand new visual art studios.

The studios are part of a Ministry of Education funded $900,000 redevelopment project, which involved the demolition of the 50-year old two-storey Nelson B block and will also see a … Read More >

Sep 252016
Kuranui footballers gain representative honours

Kuranui footballers Emily Morison and Danielle Turton have been selected to play for Capital Football in this season’s National Women’s League.

Kuranui footballers Emily Morison and Danielle Turton have been selected to play for Capital Football

Morison represented the team last year, but this is the first time Turton has … Read More >

Sep 132016
Kuranui Swimmers compete at NZ Secondary School Championships

Siblings Lachlan and Amelia O’Connell became the first Kuranui College students to compete at the NZ Secondary Schools Swimming Championships for many years, joining 550 other swimmers from 150 schools from across the country last weekend.

Siblings Lachlan and Amelia O’Connell gained impressive times at NZ Secondary School Swim Champs

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Sep 062016
1st XI Hockey Team does Kuranui Proud

by Donald Yee

Kuranui College 1st XI Girls Hockey Team finished Runners-up in the NZ Secondary Schools Rosemary O’Brien Cup held in Palmerston North last week. The team played consistent hockey throughout the five-day tournament

In pool play, Kuranui won 2-0 against Onslow College, 1-1 draw against Palmerston North … Read More >

Aug 292016
"Alice Through the Looking Glass" wins fans

Kuranui College’s production of ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’ has been hailed as one of the best productions the college has produced to date.

The Sheep (Gavin Hosnell) serenades Alice (Georgia Wilson)

Written and directed by Kuranui head of drama Juanita McLellan, assisted by Linda Voice, this colourful and lively … Read More >