Artist of the Week – Mr Jay Mason

This week’s Artist of the Week Award must go to Mr Jay Mason and his team of awesome students. He and his Whakairo students have been working collaboratively on a large sculpture commissioned by Vector. A film maker from Vector, who is making a documentary on Whakairo at Otahuhu College, came in today to interview our students. The picture below shows the students… Read More

Artwork of the Week

 Congratulations this week goes to Mahdi Hussaini In Year 12 for his extremely detailed, and finely carved Whakario board. Mahdi’s designs are an adaption of tradition Maori patterning. Equally impressive is the work of Ali Hussaini, Mahdi’s younger brother, who is in Year 11. Both accomplished carvers, competition to be the best is strong between the brothers,… Read More

Revolution Tour

Year 9 and 10 students were fortunate to watch a presentation from the Revolution Tour, including Reggie Dabbs who is a well-known and respected public–school speaker from the United States. The Revolution Tour uses music, dance, creativity and real-life stories to bring a message of hope, in young people’s lives. … Read More

Partnership Scholarships

Each year Manukau Institute of Technology awards two Partnership Scholarships for a Level 4 or higher programme of study to the school’s nominees. The 2019 recipients of these are pictured at the secondary school’s presentation earlier in the year. Mele NAPA’A commenced a Degree in Applied Sport and Exercise Science. Simione KATOA commenced a Level 3 Carpentry course which… Read More