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Phoenix, the cat with many tales

There are cats - and then there are cats. There’s Stubbs, who reigned as mayor in the Alaskan historic district of Talkeetna. What about Félicette,...

COVID-19: Local schools brace for shut-down

Schools in east Auckland were yesterday bracing themselves for news of possible closures due to coronavirus which would impact not just tens of thousands...

The Dinosaurs’ Stomp

Those who thought dinosaurs were extinct, were in for a shock as hundreds of dinosaurs descended onto the grounds of Owairoa Primary School on...

Owairoa Primary celebrates International Day

We are the world, that’s what it felt like as we walked into the gates of Owairoa Primary School on Friday morning. Over 900 students...

Owairoa Primary the only School in New Zealand to be gifted...

A big delegation of dignitaries from China has delivered a special gift to Owairoa Primary School. The school was one of those chosen to provide...

For the love of bugs

He didn’t just open a can of worms, but a bag full of insect specimens, invertebrates and menacing traps. Bug man Ruud Kleinpaste recently opened...

Watch out for the Dragons

Junior students of Owairoa Primary School were both excited and a little scared to see a number of dragons emerge from 'The Dragon's Lair'...

Owairoa saddles up

More than 1000 cowboys, cowgirls and Indians cut a striking picture at Owairoa Primary this week. Students, staff and parents gathered on the school field...

It’s National – but only just

    The National Party has swept to victory nudging Labour aside and in so doing casting NZ First into oblivion. In an ‘official’ count following Kids...

Owairoa pirates take on the world

There’s no current world record for the biggest pirate sword fight in the Guinness Book of World Records. That’s something Owairoa Primary School hope they’ve...


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