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May 202019
Kuranui student crowned regional chess champion

Kuranui Year 12 student, Jayden Grey, was crowned the Wairarapa Secondary Schools Individual Champion in the New Zealand Interschools Regional Chess Qualifier held at Masterton Intermediate School on 13 May.

Run by members of the Manawatu Knights, each team was made up of four students and the championship spanned eight … Read More >

May 132019
Wisler inspired by environmental leadership course

Emerging environmentalist, Izzy Wisler, was one of 56 college students from across New Zealand and surrounding islands to experience the recent BLAKE Inspire environmental leadership course.

Held in Hamilton during the Autumn break, and hosted by the Sir Peter Blake Trust and the Ministry for the Environment, the week-long course … Read More >

May 022019
Kuranui Cross Country

Congratulations to all our runners who competed in the Kuranui cross country this morning – it was awesome to see almost 50 runners compete and gain house points for their efforts.

Also, a huge thank you to Mel, Connor, and Aaliyah for helping with marshaling and timekeeping.

A special congratulations … Read More >

Apr 112019
Kuranui through to Shakespeare National finals

Kuranui College is once again through to the National finals of the University of Otago Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festival after winning the 15-minute scene in the Wairarapa Regional heat last night.

Performing The Tempest to a full house, the students explored the power relationship between Prospero and Ariel.

Hayden Tankersley … Read More >

Apr 102019
Nina’s speech on racism places Kuranui in top spot

Kuranui College student Nina Gelashvili is through to the semi-finals of the Race Unity Speech Awards after topping the Wellington Regional Championships at the weekend.

Ten students from across the region had to deliver a 7-minute speech about racism in New Zealand, including answering at least two questions and quoting … Read More >

Apr 032019
Kuranui Jazz band strut their stuff at National Festival

Seven students from Kuranui College will be attending the annual National Youth Jazz Competition held in Tauranga in April.

The competition will feature bands from across the country and Kuranui music teacher Saali Marks believes it will be a wonderful opportunity for the young musicians. “As a fairly new band, … Read More >

Mar 292019
Clouston shows Kuranui students can talk

Kuranui College year 10 student Aimee Clouston was awarded Best Junior Speaker in the region’s debating championship held this weekend in Wellington.

For the first time, debating students from Kuranui College were invited to the Wellington Regional Debating Championship and in highly competitive debates against senior students from all across … Read More >

Mar 252019
New sports hub model proposed for Greytown

A feasibility study investigating the provision of sports and recreation facilities in Greytown is recommending the replacement of the current Kuranui College gymnasium with a modern, purpose-built facility and the development of an integrated sports hub with three new sports fields adjacent to the college.

The report, produced by Global … Read More >

Mar 072019
Kuranui students gain English scholarships

Kuranui College year 13 student Caelum Greaves and former student Amberleigh Rose have been awarded NCEA Scholarships for English, placing them in the top 3% of the country for the subject.

“Caelum was a year 12 student when he passed this paper, which is nothing short of remarkable,” explained Kuranui … Read More >

Feb 222019
Athletics Champions 2019

Here are the results of our 2019 athletics day from last week.

A huge congratulations to our athletics champions of 2019!

U14 – Freya Lewington
U16 – Amelia O’connell
U19 – Amelia Butcher

U14 – Jarrod Yee
U16 – Arapeta Kingi
U19 – Connor Turton

And also to … Read More >

Feb 152019
Kuranui Athletics Day-

Awesome weather and a record number of entries were received at all events.

A huge thanks to all staff, volunteers, participants and our chief athletic judge Sylvia Maunder.

Three Kuranui Athletic records were broken:

Jarrod Yee broke the U14 Boys Triple Jump record three times with the record jump of… Read More >
Feb 152019
New Curriculum ignites roll growth for Kuranui College

Kuranui College principal Simon Fuller believes the school’s new ignite curriculum has been a major factor in a 20% increase in year 9 enrolments for this year, and for a 46% increase since the implementation of ignite in 2018.

“The curriculum focuses on allowing students to follow their passions by … Read More >

Feb 052019
Volunteer Sports Coaches Wanted

Kuranui College is keen to receive expressions of interest from members of the community who may be interested in assisting in coaching a winter sports team.

We would be very happy to hear from anyone with an interest in coaching rugby, netball, hockey, football or basketball.

Please contact the Kuranui … Read More >