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Mar 092017
Double joy for Kuranui College musician

A Kuranui music student has landed an opportunity of a lifetime after being selected to play double bass for the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra (NZSO) National Youth Orchestra.

William Taber will be performing to huge audiences during two high profile concerts, the first on 14 July at the Michael Fowler … Read More >

Jun 202016
Simplicity Vies for a Spot at National Rockquest Finals
25th June UPDATE: “Simplicity” won the People’s Choice award at the Wellington Regional event on Friday night. The band will now make a fifteen minute video to enter in the National Rockquest competition!

Kuranui College’s rock outfit Simplicity will be taking on the best of the region’s school bands at … Read More >

Feb 102015
Stay Tuned for the Next Big Thing

Remember Valentines Day 2015, for that will be the day you first heard the infectious dub, funk, jazz, soul sound of emerging New Zealand band ‘Tunes of I’ at the South Wairarapa Workingmen’s Club – just before they took the world by storm.

As part of the Greytown Arts Festival, … Read More >

Nov 012013
Kuranui Showcase of Dance, Music and Drama

Images from last week’s end-of-year review, a Kuranui Showcase of dance, music and drama.

Molly Hickling and Aislinn Norman performing Cambridge Thompson’s ‘Giving the Corsage”

Marlon Moala-Knox playing the Piano Accordian

Paris Mason sings ‘Royals’

Violinist Nathan Wride

Natalia Austin and Izabelle Brown take the lead in a devised drama

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Jun 222013
Kuranui Stage Challenge performance Monday 24th June

Our incredible 8 minute Drama and Dance performance, involving 80 students, competing against nine colleges at the 2013 ASB Stage Challenge in Wellington would not have been possible without the tremendous help and support from the community and the businesses sponsoring us. We would like to thank the businesses … Read More >

May 302013
Kuranui Stage Challenge gets $2000 cheque from Rotary

Kuranui Head girl and Stage Challenge organiser Katrina Simmonds recently accepted a $2000 cheque from South Wairarapa Rotary member Gay Butler.

The generous donation from the South Wairarapa Rotarians has helped to pay for Friday’s transport of Kuranui’s team of 60 students who are performing at the ASB 2013 Stage … Read More >

Apr 022013
Fundraising Kuranui Students Take Up the Challenge

This week, six Kuranui College students took part in the annual Crighton ITM stock-take to help raise funds for their 2013 Stage Challenge.

Steve Boyles, Branch Manager at Crighton ITM Greytown, explains: “The relationship we have between the local college Kuranui and Crighton ITM Greytown helps to bring us together … Read More >

Jul 312012
Zoe Thurston's singing success

Last holidays, Kuranui student Zoe Thurston entered the 69th annual Hutt Valley Performing Arts Competition, a three day event. She competed in the singing section, in the 14 years and Under 16 age groups.

Zoe sang older-style soprano music in seven classes, singing 8 songs and competing against 12-18 people … Read More >