The Arts – Ngā Toi

Westland High School offers many opportunities to explore the varied disciplines of the Arts, including; Dance, Drama, History of Art, Music and Visual Arts – consisting of Painting, Photography and Printmaking.


Where studying DANCE, DRAMA, MUSIC, DESIGN and VISUAL COMMUNICATION could take you.

Actor, Artist, Body Artist, Dancer, Demonstrator, Make-up Artist, Model, Musician, Photographer, Production Assistant (film, television radio,  stage), Radio Presenter, Recreation Coordinator, Sales Representative, Teacher Aide, Television Presenter, Tour Guide, Advertising Specialist, Auctioneer, Clothing Designer, Diversional Therapist, Event Manager, Exhibition Technician, Film and Video Editor / Camera Operator, Hairdresser/ Barber, Interior Designer, Media Producer, Personal Trainer/ Fitness Instructor, Public Relations Professional, Sound Technician, Curator, Tertiary Lecturer, Florist, Painter and decorator, Picture framer, Visual merchandiser,, Animator/ digital artist, Beauty therapist, Clothing designer, Game developer, Interior designer, screen printer, Architectural technician, Building and construction manager, teacher, Graphic designer. Kaiwhakaako Māori,  Landscape architect, Architect, Conservator.

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Upcoming events

Friday 11 Dec

11th December Last day of term 4, 2020.

Friday 11 Dec

11th December Junior and middle school prizegiving takes place at the Regent theatre.

Monday 30 Nov

Westland Anniversay Day holiday. No school.

Monday 23 Nov

23rd November Senior Prizegiving takes place at the Regent Theatre.

Monday 23 Nov

  23rd of November Tecaher Only Day. No School. This is a day set by the Ministry of Education and will be co... [Read more]

Friday 13 Nov

13th November Senior students go on study leave for their NCEA exams.

Tuesday 27 Oct

27th October, teachers only day. This is a professional learning day for all schools in Hokitika and will be t... [Read more]
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