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Our Cultural Captain, April Vaima'a, supported by her Cultural Committee, did an amazing job this week showcasing the diverse cultures at our school.  We have been posting photos throughout theRead more

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We are thrilled to announce the Ministry of Education has agreed to continue funding Lunch in Schools until the end of 2023!!Read more

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Five things to remember for NCEA Level 1 Ākonga/Students: Get digital - check you school email often and when you get your NCEA login details - log in and SAVE YOUR DETAILS!Get credits - often andRead more

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Please note that school is closed on Friday 2nd April, Monday 5th April and Tuesday 6th April for the Easter Break.Read more

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Congratulations to the 2021 Sports Committee. This group is selected annually and part of their responsibility is to provide leadership, guidance and support through sports. They will be the studentRead more

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Sabhyachar will be celebrating their first event next Friday 19th of March 2pm. Holi is the festival of colours which celebrates the arrival of spring in India. We have organised a fun event forRead more

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Juicies and Moosies will regularly be on sale at lunch times in the near future as a fundraiser for HGHS sports teams preparing to compete at upcoming sports tournaments & national competitions. PricRead more

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Junior A Netball trials - Wednesday 3rd & Thursday 4th of March from 3:15-5 pm on the HGHS netball courts . Please be in your gear.Read more

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Awards Assembly Monday 22 February 2021: Invitations have been sent to whānau of those students receiving awards. If you have received an invitation, we would love to see you there. Leaders OathRead more

School Devices

If you require the use of a school device, and you haven't already done so, please fill in this survey.  Students can then go to the school library to receive a letter, which needs to be signed byRead more

School Lunches

We will continue to serve lunches at Alert Level 2 with the following additional safety measures in place: Lunch will be served in houses from four separate distribution points around the school toRead more

COVID-19 Level 2 Safety Management Plan

Please find attached for your information, our Level 2 Safety Management Plan. Please note that in addition to the daily cleaning schedule, extra cleaning routines have been added to our classroomRead more


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Term Dates 2021

Term One

Monday 1 February - Friday 16 April
Waitangi Day - Monday, 8 February
Easter Break - Friday 2 April to Tuesday 6 April (inclusive)

Term Two

Monday 3 May - Friday 9 July
Queens Birthday - Monday 7 June
Teacher Only Day - Wednesday 19 May

Term Three

Monday 26 July - Friday 1 October
Teacher Only Day - Thursday 12 August

Term Four

Monday 18 October - Monday 13 December
Hawke's Bay Anniversary - Friday 22 October
Labour Day - Monday 25 October
Teachers Only Day - Tuesday 3 November
Teachers Only Day - Monday 13 December

How to Print and Photocopy at School


  1. Send printing to Xerox-B&W on Hansen or Xerox-COLOUR on Hansen
  2. Go to one of the printers in the school - library, 20s block, Travers Centre, tech block. Take your timetable.
  3. Enter your student ID number (found on top left of your timetable) and your printing will be automatically released.


  1. Enter student ID number into printer/photocopier
  2. Press copy. 
  3. Lift top of photocopier and place the page face down, pushed to the top left. Close top of photocopier.
  4. Press start.

Stationery List

Year 9

We do suggest you purchase a small amount of stationery; please find a suggest list below. Once  your daughter is in her regular timetabled classes, there may be additional items to purchase. Remember, we are fees free, so this will minimal. If your daughter owns a device (laptop or chromebook) we encourage her to bring it to school each day from week 2 onwards.

The school does have a limited number of devices which are loaned out for the year, however with the increasing roll, this may not be guaranteed.

  • 10 x 1B5 Exercise Book
  • 2 x 1E4 Maths Exercise Book
  • 2 x 3B1 Notebook
  • 1 x Manilla Folder – for Technology
  • 1 x Ruler 3-cm
  • 1 x Eraser
  • 1 x Pencil
  • 1 x Blue Pen
  • 1 x Red Pen
  • Optional but useful for students to have:
  • 1x Glue Stick
  • 1 x Small Scissors
  • 1x Coloured Pencils 12 pack