TONGAN GROUP EXPERIENCE POLYFEST 2019

On Friday 15 th of March, a group of students from Pukekohe High School performed on the Tongan Stage at Polyfest for the first time ever. The idea was born at a fono of parents and students early in February. Practices began – Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. Tongan singing, drum...

GREAT POLYFEST EXPERIENCE FOR OUR KIRIBATI GROUP

Please read the detailed account of the Polyfest experience from one of our students Ashna Kumar (Year 13). Kam na bane ni Mauri and Warm Pasifika greetings.  It was such an honour to be able to proudly represent our school at Polyfest to share our language and culture, not only...

AMAZING SUCCESS FOR OUR WAKA AMA TEAM

Please read below the write up from our proud Coach & Manager Bruno and Nikki Tarapa. Well done guys. Pukekohe High School Waka Ama Auckland Secondary School Regatta Results Saturday 2nd March 2019 It was a pleasure to take 21 Pukekohe High School students to their very first waka ama...

KAPA HAKA GROUP PREPARE FOR POLYFEST

Our school kapa haka group are fully focused on their final rehearsals and preparation for Polyfest 2019. They have been rehearsing during the evenings and over the last weekend to fine tune their performance for the big event which starts next week. Also many of our students were involved in...

POLYFEST TONGAN PREPARATION TAKES CENTRE STAGE

At the weekend, the school hosted the Tongan group and their parents for their preparations for the upcoming Polyfest 2019. Saturday evening saw lots of rehearsing and practice as they get ready for one of the most exciting events in our school calendar. Great effort everyone and good luck.

INTRODUCING OUR 2019 UNITED NATIONS YOUTH AMBASSADORS

This year, Isadora Nichio Rueckert and Emma Sears have been appointed as our school’s 2019 UN Youth ambassadors. United Nations Youth is a non-profit organization that helps bring awareness of social issues, into our school community. Throughout New Zealand, thousands of high school students embark on the journey of discussing...

SETH GOES NATIONAL

Ex Pukekohe High School student Seth Boy has recently been chosen to play with the New Zealand Youth Jazz Orchestra. They auditioned youth musicians from throughout the whole of New Zealand youth and he was chosen as the sole bass player. There are plans to embark on a large tour...