The Westland High School students recently attended a Tuia wānanga at Arahura Marae.
Tuia Te Tai Poutini is a non-profit organisation that aims to support Rangatahi Māori of Te Tai Poutini through wānanga and projects to build a strong positive sense of themselves as Māori young people.
35 students participated from Westland High School and school's from; Greymouth, Westport, Reefton, Nelson and Twizel.
As part of the wānanga they attended a presentation on the teenage brain by Nathan Mikaere-Wallis, a neuroscience educator. They also took part in the local awa restoration project.
Friday 10 Dec10th December Last day of term 4.
Friday 10 Dec
10th December Junior and middle school prizegiving takes place at the Regent theatre. Middle School 9am. Junio... [Read more]
Thursday 2 Dec
2nd of December Teacher Only Day. No School. This is a day set by the Ministry of Education and will be coveri... [Read more]
Monday 29 NovWestland Anniversay Day holiday. No school.
Monday 22 Nov22nd November Senior Prizegiving takes place at the Regent Theatre at 6pm.
Monday 25 OctLabour day holiday. No School.
Monday 18 Oct18th October. Term 4 begins
Friday 1 Oct1st October. Last day of term 3.
Friday 24 Sep
24th September the Westland High School Ball takes place. More information regarding venue and other details w... [Read more]
Monday 13 Sep
13th September to 20th September is Te wiki o te reo Maori / Maori language week. Visit https://www.tewikioter... [Read more]