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Nov 162018
 
Five years of excellence rewarded at Kuranui prizegiving

Harvey Morison was named 2018 Dux at the Kuranui College Senior Prizegiving in front of a packed auditorium that included Mayors John Booth and Viv Napier, rounding off five years of exceptional achievement at the South Wairarapa college.

Since moving from Greytown School to begin year 9, he has gained … Read More >

Oct 292018
 
All aboard the RNZN Pinafore with Kuranui College

RNZN Pinafore set sail with singing, dancing, live music and with a wonderful exhibition of acting at Kuranui College this week.

This highly-energetic show was revamped from the original HMS Pinafore script and updated to include social commentary on the world we live in today.

“The decision to update HMS … Read More >

Oct 182018
 
All the world’s a stage

Kuranui College student AJ Southey has achieved another milestone by being selected to attend the Globe in London next year.

AJ plus 47 other high school students from around the country, descended on Dunedin for the National Shakespeare Schools Programme week. Run by the Shakespeare Globe Centre New Zealand Young … Read More >

Oct 172018
 
School production – "RNZN Pinafore"

“RNZN Pinafore” is Kuranui’s take on the traditional musical, with all the songs you love…

Three performances only … so make sure you don’t miss out!

Matinee performances on Wednesday 24 and Thursday 25 at 12:30pm and one evening show on Thursday 25 at 7:00pm start. $5 on the door.… Read More >

Sep 192018
 
Amberleigh’s winning way with words

Kuranui Deputy Head Girl, Amberleigh Rose, has won first place in the high school section of the Massey University Press Poetry Yearbook competition, designed to foster a love of words.

Amberleigh’s poem entitled Snake’s Tongue is an unconventional poem about love, causing one of the judges to comment in their … Read More >

Sep 072018
 
Kuranui student wins award at Intercol Solo Music Competition

Kuranui student Florence Cater won the vocal section of this year’s intercollegiate solo music competition with her rendition of Quiet, from the musical Matilda.

Hosted this year by Rathkeale College, the annual competition is open to all secondary schools across Wairarapa and has four different categories Vocal, Instrumental, Piano and … Read More >

Aug 202018
 
Kuranui eco-warriors help plant new Kuratawhiti Riverside Park

An enthusiastic team of Kurunui College eco-warriors recently assisted in prepping the site of the new Kuratawhiti Riverside Park in Greytown.

The three-hectare block located at the end of Kuratawhiti St is currently controlled by Greater Wellington Regional Council (GWRC), but the work is being coordinated by Friends of the … Read More >

Aug 092018
 
Kuranui College wins inaugural Showquest Competition

Kuranui College were crowned inaugural winners of the Showquest Wellington final at the Opera House on Tuesday night.

The performance team of 60 students was led by Kuranui Year 13 student, A.J Southey, who composed and crafted a piece based around the Maori Battalion and Mehaka Rewi. “My great-grandfather fought … Read More >

Jul 042018
 
Igniting a passion for reading at Kuranui College

An exciting new way of teaching at Kuranui College has seen year 9 and 10 students engaged and motivated to learn. The Ignite programme of courses centres on the students’ interests and independent learning, within the framework of the New Zealand curriculum.

Year 9 student Aimee Clouston, a self-confessed book … Read More >

Jun 272018
 
Kuranui dance students stepping out into the world

Move over ‘Dancing with the Stars’, because Kuranui College is taking dance to the world. Dance teacher Karin Melchior and a group of senior dance students will be attending a worldwide dance conference in Adelaide during the July school holidays.

daCi (dance and the Child International) along with World Dance … Read More >

Jun 072018
 
Kuranui excels in toughest challenge of them all

A group of 20 Kuranui College students enjoyed success of a different kind recently, as the school took part in the Tough Guy and Girl Challenge in Wainuiomata for the first time.

With more than 600 students competing from all over the Wellington and Taranaki regions, the intrepid group from … Read More >

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