Term 1 2019 Start and Stationery Lists

Happy New Year everyone!  A reminder that Term 1 begins on Monday 4th February. All Havelock North State Schools and most Hawke’s Bay Primary Schools are starting on this date. The later start this year means a later finish to the school year. This year HNPS will finish on Thursday 19th December. A reminder that … Read more…

New Turf

A big thank you to Supergreene Hawke’s Bay who recently installed the new turf. This was made possible through the generosity of our Home and School team, First Light and the Lion Foundation. Thank you all for your tremendous support.

Happy Holidays!

All the best for a fantastic festive season everyone. Thank you all so much for your support during 2018. All the very best to those families leaving our school and to our 2018 Graduating Year 6’s. See you in 2019. Tü Mana Tü Kaha Tü Tangata  

Arts Extravaganza

Thank you for your support in what was a very busy week  with the Arts Extravaganza. The kids did incredibly well and like the staff, were absolutely shattered by Friday. To get the whole school on the stage over the two nights was a great achievement. The management team were incredibly proud of the students and … Read more…

One Giant Chance Campaign

You may have seen the news circulating on social media, and in the newspaper lately, about the One Giant Chance fundraising campaign, to purchase more land for Te Mata Park.  8.5 hectares of beautiful neighbouring land, for an increasingly busy Park – nearly 1 million visitors each year!  It really is a golden opportunity.  The … Read more…

Year 6 Speech Final

Congratulations to the amazing Year 6 speech finalists who did a tremendous job in front of a hugely supportive crowd. We were lucky enough to have three amazing judges from our local ToastMasters club, including former HNPS principal Mr Paul Bremmer. Paul and his team had a tough job, but finally settled on a top … Read more…

What is School For?

This is an interesting 30min Interview on Radio NZ with British Educationalist Valerie Hannon entitled, “What is School For”? Here she challenges the traditional system and talks about how education needs to change in order for students to thrive in a transforming world. https://www.radionz.co.nz/audio/player?audio_id=2018640846