Well done Emerson

Emerson Buckley was a very popular recipient of our school respect medal at Friday’s assembly. In the photo Emerson is coming up to accept the medal from last week’s winner William Humphrey.      

Teacher Only Day

A reminder that Friday 4th June is a Teacher Only Day at HNPS. Safe travels over Queen’s Birthday weekend everyone!

Arts Performance

Today we were fortunate enough to have a free artistic experience. Toitoi Hawke’s Bay Arts and Events Centre, Kahurangi Maori Dance Company and Mary Kippenberger collaborated to create a unique performance called Te Whawhewhawhe and Te Marama. Our students really enjoyed this opportunity.   .


Last term a dedicated group of Year 4 students met in Room 20 each week, and made masks as part of a creative mask making competition for Primary and Intermediate Schools. The masks had to be made of mostly recycled materials. Paper mache was our base for the masks. We could not use perishable or edible … Read more…

2021 ANZAC Service

2021 ANZAC Service at the Cenotaph. A big thank you to Cultural Leaders Kenzie, Sophia, Greer, Tallulah and Allegra for laying the wreath on our behalf and also to Mrs Cameron for doing a great job of coordinating this very special occasion. Great job team!

Soil Evacuation

As many of you are aware, at the end of last year several points around Havelock North were identified as old dump sites, with the northern area of (cricket net site) Havelock North Primary School bering one of them. After extensive testing, a very small area to the left of the cricket nets was identified … Read more…

Balance is Better

https://sportnz.org.nz/resources/balance-is-better-philosophy/#:~:text=Balance%20is%20Better%20is%20an%20evidence-based%20approach.%20The,team%20or%20group%2C%20and%20enjoy%20time%20with%20friends. The above link will give you the deeper understanding of the recommended approach that schools should take with sport. We hope you find it useful.