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Dec 032018
What lies beneath Kuranui’s Summer Garden Party?

More than 75 performing arts students from Kuranui College will be showcasing their project entitled What Lies Beneath at this Friday’s Summer Garden Party.

The end of year project considers what it means to be a New Zealander and aims to demystify the elements of performance that students struggle with … Read More >

Dec 032018
The well-being of our kids. We are all in this together!

South Wairarapa and Carterton educators, learners, iwi, and community members came together on Thursday evening at a Hui held at Kuranui College to discuss how to ensure young people experience success.

The aim of the evening was to share the focus of the South Wairarapa Kāhui Ako for the coming … Read More >

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 >