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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 >

Feb 012019

2019 Kuranui College Sports Events Calendar

14th February (Thursday) Kuranui Athletics Day @ Kuranui College starting at 9.15am.
19th February Kuranui Swim Day-(Tuesday) @ Greytown Memorial Pools starting at 9am (Postponement day is 22nd Feb).
28th February (Thursday) Inter-Coll Athletics Day @ Colin Pugh Sports Bowl (Near Masterton Park) starting … Read More >

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 >