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Arts and Cultural activities

Naenae College encourages everyone to engage in cultural activities, the performing and visual arts. We are proud of the creative success our students achieve. 

Get involved! Check out Kapa Haka and Polynesian Group, and other cultural activities on offer by checking the notices and talking to your Learning Advisor. 

  • Outstanding Performing Arts facilities, including the ability to record your own compositions or create your own DVD’s, CD’s and movies.
  • Instrumental music programme for personal and group lessons
  • Instruments available to hire
  • A range of music groups including junior choir, senior choir, jazz band and various other bands
  • Opportunities for public performance in school shows and interschool competitions both regionally and nationally, including Big Sing, Smokefree Rockquest and Pasifika Beats.

Drama, Debating and Speech

  • School and regional speech and debating competitions
  • Nga Manu Korero speech competitions
  • Pacific Language regional speech competitions
  • Sheilah Winn Shakespeare in Schools competition

Cultural Activities

  • Our annual Multi-Cultural day celebrates the richness and diversity of students’ ethnicity
  • Proud history of performance by our Kapa Haka group who maintain an impressive record in the Nga Manu Kapahaka competitions 
  • Strong Polynesian Group who take part in festivals and cultural activities in the Wellington area.