Hunua School

Hunua in action - Photos

Fire Festival May 2018

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Fire experiments, uses and more

ECC Soccer, Term 1 2018

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Proud soccer players from our school

Umupuia Beach Clean Up Term 1 2018

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Our School helped at a big clean up at Umupuia Beach

Athletics Day 2017

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On Thursday 2nd November we had our Year 4 ~ 8 athletics day!

Room 2's Reusable Bags Launch

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On Wednesday 18th October, Room 2 went to the Hunua General Store to launch the reusable shopping bags that the students designed.

Plastic Bag Ban for Inquiry Vol.2

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This week we had representatives from our PTA (Grant) and BoT (Chris) as well as Angela Storey visit Room 2 to sign off on banning plastic bags and selling reusable shopping bags! They were VERY impressed and HAPPILY signed the 'ok' to have the shopping bags made!

Kapahaka Zonals 2017

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Our Kapahaka Group performed at the Opening Ceremony of the 2017 Asia-Oceania Wheelchair Rugby Championships with the Wheel Blacks.

ECCS Cross Country, 2017

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Congratulations to all of our Hunua School student representatives at the ECCS Cross Country - you put in 100% and ran with incredible pride!

Cross Country 2017

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Check out our students in Cross Country Action! Term 3, Week 2, 2017.

Term 3, Inquiry Launch! "FOR SALE"

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We launched our Term 3 Inquiry with our playground and field being "FOR SALE" then received a message in a bottle to unscramble the Inquiry statement: "Join the race! Make our place a sustainable space!" and question: "How can we innovate to create AND preserve what we deserve?"

School Production - Between the Lines, 2017

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Photos of and from our School Production, 2017: "Between the Lines'

Pink Shirt Day

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On Friday 26th May, 2017 we had a Pink Shirt Day where students could wear pink clothes / shoes / hair / makeup and bring a gold coin to donate towards the anti-bullying campaign lead by the Mental Health Foundation. It was fantastic to see our school pink up, speak up, stand together, stop bullying.

Dramatic Dress-Up Day!

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To link to our Arts Inquiry question "WHO CAN BE AN ARTIST?" and our literacy learning, we are having a DRAMATIC DRESS-UP DAY tomorrow! This is a day where students can choose a particular decade / time period / era to come to school in. For example, they could come dressed in 80's / 20's / 60's style or even Medieval or Victorian times.

ANZAC Parade 2017

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On Wednesday 25th April, 2017 a group of Hunua School students represented our school at the Papakura ANZAC Parade.

Cook Out

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Senior students organize, develop a menu, a safety action plan and activities to cook a meal and entertain a group of children in the outdoors.

Ag Day

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Agricultural Day / Calf Club Day is a highlight, and celebrates our unique rural character.

ECCS Soccer Fun Day

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Year 5 - 8 soccer fun day at Bruce Pullman Park

Kiwisport: Soccer

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Each class having two sessions per week with Tracy developing their soccer skills.

Wheels Day

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Fun Friday activity

Science Challenge: Term 1

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Year 5 - 8 students were grouped together in groups of 4 or 5. They had to design a new board game using creative thinking, logic, strategy, lateral thinking and teamwork.

Small Schools Swimming

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Year 5 - 8 students took part in the Small Schools Swimming Day at Ararimu.

Room 3 Art

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Foreshortening is when something looks like it is coming toward you because of a change in size.

Action at Morning Tea and Lunch

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A range of activities to keep students occupied at break time.


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As part of the PE and Health Curriculum all year 5-8 students took part in the Have a Go sailing programme. This program was designed by Sailing New Zealand to give students the opportunity to experience the thrills & spills of sailing in a safe and well managed environment. Students had a fun day and learnt to take responsible risks.

Crazy Day

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Fundraiser for the Switch On programme.

Market Day

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The purpose is to expose senior students (Rm 3) to real life situations using a range of skills they learn in the different learning areas e.g. budgeting, planning, estimating, adding, subtracting, presenting etc.


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Dancing with Kate from the Footsteps Dancing Company

Kiwisport - Taekwondo

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Teakwondo with instructors Steve Pellows and Fran Marshall.