School Hangi – Matariki Celebration

Despite the heavy rain and challenging conditions our school hangi was a great success. A real example of ‘community spirit’. Families coming together and doing the mahi to provide our tamariki with a hangi. For many children this was a first experience. They loved it!!  The food was delicious. Over the last couple of week’s … Read more…

Hangi Challenges

  A difficult road ahead as we prepare for HNPS’ first every Hangi. After completing the digging of the hole through the infamous Havelock North pan in the dark, the heavens decided to open. The picture on the right shows the new “swimming pool” at 7:30am the next day.

Teacher Strike

As you are aware the Primary and Secondary Teacher Unions (NZEI and PPTA) have agreed to strike on Wednesday. This means Havelock North Primary School will be closed for instruction TOMORROW (29th May) as teachers across the country take leave without pay in a stance against the current settlement offer from the Government. I realise … Read more…

Beach 5 Victory

Congratulations to our Beach 5 Rugby teams who competed in the Hawke’s Bay event at Ocean Beach. One of our teams took out the title while the other team pushed them very close, eventually losing in a sprint off after the game was tied. All the matches were pretty close and all schools played the … Read more…

Emergency Information

EMERGENCY INFORMATION SCHOOL CLOSURE We try not to close the school at any stage during the school year, but we will do so if there is a risk to student and staff health and safety, either within the school or getting to and from school. Where possible, we will notify parents prior to the beginning … Read more…