1947 - 2022

Join us as we celebrate 75 years of Waitara High School

Key Events

Check out some of our key events below. To see our full programme of events, click here.

Friday Mixer and Mingle

Catch up with old friends in the Massey Hall

School Tours

Lead by current WHS students

Past vs Current Sports

Have you still got it?

Reunion Dinner​

Buffet Dinner with Speaker
Music + Dancing

Our History

On 1 December 1944, the Taranaki Education Board wrote to the Education Department seeking approval to open a high school. The department in reply asked the board to submit a report on the matter of acquisition of a site, construction of buildings and inauguration of a system of conveyance. On 18 January, eight acres were selected, partly of the Bayly Estate and owned by Mrs O.H. Taylor, as the most suitable site. On 8 June the board forwarded the plans and estimates to the Education Department…

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