National Chess Tournament

National Chess Tournament

Battles raged across checkered boards with Wairarapa College chess players using all their wits to try and take down the opposition’s king at the New Zealand Interschools Chess Tournament recently. The team of four students from Year 9 to Year 12 finished 11th in the...
Whātonga Group Class

Whātonga Group Class

Tēnā hoki koutou ko ngā mātua, ko ngā kaitiaki, ko ngā rangatira o āpōpō hoki. Nau mai, haere mai, tauti mai, whakatau mai ki Te Whanau o Te Tapere nui a Whātonga i Te Kareti o Wairarapa. Greetings and welcome to Te Whānau o Te Tapere nui a Whātonga at Wairarapa...
Spring Docking: College Farm

Spring Docking: College Farm

In wet and wild spring weather this year’s Wairarapa College farm lambs underwent docking last week. Year 10 agriculture students toiled away in the mud and rain undertaking all the tasks including getting them into the yards, picking them up, drenching and docking....
Music Recitals: Year 13

Music Recitals: Year 13

An intimate musical evening gave Wairarapa College Year 13 music students a chance to perform for family and friends and also to gain NCEA Level 3 credits. Seven students performed solo and group performances using the guitar, saxophone, drums, vocals, piano and...