Culture

Plays an important role in the lives of young people

As with sport, cultural opportunities are an important part of a rounded education and we strive to offer as many opportunities as possible to our students in this area. Music, Kapa Haka, Drama and Dance are visible in the everyday life of the school and our students benefit from a range of talents and experiences both within the school, and the local community.

Overview
Music Whangamata Area School

Music

Itinerant lessons are available to Primary aged students and all students experience music as part of the curriculum from Year Seven upwards. Itinerant instrumental tuition is also available to senior students.

  • Contact at School

    Mr Kelsen Simonsen

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Music
 Kapa Haka Whangamata Area School

Kapa Haka

We have a Junior and Senior Kapa Haka Ropu. Both of these groups perform in a range of local and regional events and festivals.

  • Contact at School

    Ms Thompson

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Kapa Haka
Whangamata Area School Drama

Drama

Our students participate in a range of drama opportunities, such as Stage Challenge, where we won our regional division in both 2016 and 2017.

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    Ms Amy Russell

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Drama
Whangamata Area School Dance

Dance

This is available to students through the Whangamata Dance Studio. This is a private organisation that runs dance classes at all age levels and styles of dance.

  • Contact at School

    Ms Jo Cullen

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Dance

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Contact

Port Road,
Whangamata

Phone:
+ 64 7 865 8557

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