It features:From the Principal’s Desk A Visit from Simon Bridges Environmental Leadership Course Surviving English Chess Chamionship Success Sports Desk and more!
Starting college is a big step for any student and Kuranui College is making that step a little easier with the launch of its Peer Support Programme.
The programme allows a group of Year 9s to ‘buddy up’ with a pair of senior students, who act as mentors for the … Read More >
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 >
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 >
Any debate where you only have 8 minutes of prep is an interesting one. Even more so when you have to argue that teenagers are lazy – to an audience of teenagers! But one where you’re debating against the leader of the National party, as well as the Wairarapa MP, … Read More >
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 >
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 >
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 >
Congratulations to the following players selected for the 2019 Kuranui Boys 1st XI Hockey Team:
Hamish Kill (GK)
Alex Mason (GK)
(plus 3 players to be added)
Coaches: … Read More >
Kuranui students from the college’s senior 2OUT class and the junior Survivor class recently visited the multi-level aerial obstacle course at Adrenaline Forest in Porirua to put their survival skills to the test.
The three-hour session gave the students a chance to challenge themselves on all levels of the high … Read More >
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 >
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 >
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 >
Congratulations to our seven athletes who completed in the College Sport Wellington Track and Field Championships yesterday.
We had some extremely impressive results.
Noah Ingham – 4TH Junior Boys Javelin
Henry Isaacs – 6TH Intermediate Boys Triple Jump
Freya Lewington – 7th Junior Girls 300m
Jack Lewington – 1ST AWD … Read More >
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 >
Order your copy at the Kuranui office by 31 March. $30 per book.… Read More >
2019 Wairarapa Inter Coll Athletic Results – Kuranui Placings
Caius McPhee 2nd Jnr Boys Shot put
Jack Lewington 1st AWD 200m, 2nd AWD Shot Put, 3rd AWD Long Jump, 2nd AWD 100m.
Jarrod Yee 1st Junior Boys Triple Jump (Wairarapa Record), 1st Junior Boys Long Jump.
Henry Isaacs 1st Intermediate … Read More >
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 >