Announcement : 



Whenuapai School has five areas that encompass its sport programme. Each area offers a student the opportunity to participate, compete and celebrate their sporting experiences, talents and skills leading to personal development, achievement and success in their chosen sport. These five areas are:

  • Norwest and Interzone Sports Events
  • Long Term Major Sports
  • Special Sporting Events
  • Community Partnerships
  • Whenuapai School Sporting Events

One area of our sports programme is our long term major sports where the emphasis is on students representing the school as part of a team competing in a local competition across a period of weeks, a term or a major part of the year. The long term major sports offered in 2022 are:

  •        Basketball
  •        Waterpolo
  •        Netball
  •        Hockey
  •        Touch
  •        Summer Football

School Sport Motto – “Accomplish what you foresee as Unattainable – back yourself and back each other”.

School Sport Values – Respect Ourselves, Respect Others and Respect our Coaching and Learning Environment.

School Sport Vision – To have perceptive, competent and self-regulated students on a successful sporting pathway.

  • To promote fun, enjoyment and challenge within sport, recreation and leisure for Whenuapai students
  • Putting the student at the centre of the decision making process
  • Providing sporting pathways from contributing schools to secondary schools and community clubs
  • Approaching sport from the view that ‘better people make better athletes’
  • Viewing students as positive contributors to Whenuapai and the wider community
  • Empowering students with leadership qualities

Purpose of Whenuapai Sport – Lead and support the development of sport and recreation at Whenuapai School.

Statement of Intent – Reflects the priorities of Whenuapai School. Whenuapai School Sport will prioritise:

  • student self-development and lifelong involvement in sport and recreation
  • enhancing the profile of sport and physical recreation at the school, within the school and the community
  • increasing participation in sport and physical recreation
  • increasing the quality of student participation in sport and physical recreation
  • assisting students in gaining enjoyment from sport and physical recreation
  • delivering sport and physical recreation safely to students
  • catering for the different needs of all students

Mission – Whenuapai School is committed to providing excellence, participation and a positive competitive environment where students are encouraged to expand their knowledge in, through and about all aspects of sport and recreation.