PUBLIC SCHOOL CALENDAR 2024
Activity NameStart DateEnd DateStart TimeFinish Time
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+Week 0 Term One
22 January30 January
6
+Week 1 Term One
31 January2 February
12
+Week 2 Term One
5 February9 February
21
+Week 3 Term One
12 February16 February
30
+Week 4 Term One
19 February23 February
38
+Week 5 Term One
26 February1 March
48
+Week 6 Term One
4 March8 March
65
+Week 7 Term One
11 March15 March
81
+Week 8 Term One
18 March22 March
90
+Week 9 Term One
25 March29 March
101
+Week 10 Term One
1 April5 April
109
-Week 11 Term One
8 April12 April
110
School Assembly
8 April12.45pm1.10pm
111
Otago Mathematics Competition
9 April2.00pm3.00pm
112
Level 1 Physical Education Camp - Tutira
10 April12 April9.00am3.00pm
113
Pānui Mai Training and Visit to Frimely
10 April11.00am1.00pm
114
Service IQ Tutorial
11 April9.00am3.00pm
115
School Production - Darklight
11 April6.00pm7.00pm
116
Inter school senior debating
11 April12.30pm3.00pm
117
School Production - Darklight
12 April4.00pm5.00pm
118
School Production - Darklight
12 April6.00pm7.00pm
119
Basketball Nationals
12 April14 April2.00pm7.00pm
120
-SCHOOL HOLIDAYS
15 April26 April
121
Kī o Rahi Nationals 2024
15 April19 April
122
PUBLIC HOLIDAY - ANZAC Day
25 April
123
-TERM TWO
124
-Week 1 Term Two
29 April3 May
125
Anzac Assembly
29 April12.45pm1.10pm
126
Victoria University Pasific Future Student Advisor visit
30 April1.45pm2.00pm
127
The Ugly Shakespeare Company - Show
30 AprilTBCTBC
128
The Ugly Shakespeare Company - Workshop with Studio Hub
30 AprilTBCTBC
129
Project Prima Volta visit for Students interested
1 May2.30pm3.00pm
130
House Assembly
1 May12.45pm1.10pm
131
Otago University School Visit
2 May9.30am10.15am
132
-Week 2 Term Two
6 May10 May
133
Senior Outdoor Education Class Expedition I
5 May
134
School Assembly
6 May12.35pm1.00pm
135
MVTP Careers Programme
6 MayBlocks 1, 2, 3 and ākina - 8.30am1:00pm
136
House Assembly - Haka Comp
8 May12.35pm1.00PM
137
-Week 3 Term Two
13 May17 May
138
School Assembly
13 May12.45pm1.10pm
139
Level 3 Phyiscal Education Trip to Rotorua
14 May17 May8.30am3.00pm
140
Teachers Only Day
15 May8.30am12.15pm
141
Studio Hub - Tiki Taane Show, Toitoi
17 MayLeaving school at 12:45pm, show starts 1.15pm3.00pm
142
Pink Shirt Day
17 May8.30am3.00pm
143
-Week 4 Term Two
20 May24 May
144
Senior Reports Generated
20 May24 May
145
School Assembly
20 May12.45pm1.10pm
146
Waikato Exchange - HGHS to visit Waikato Diocesan
22 May24 May5.00pm8.00pm
147
Strike Percussion Performance - Details TBC
22 MayTBCTBC
148
House Assembly
22 May12.45pm1.10pm
149
Studylink Advisor visit
23 May1.45pm3.00pm
150
House Concert - Purple
24 May1.00pm1.55pm
151
-Week 5 Term Two
27 May31 May
152
School Assembly
27 May12.45pm1.10pm
153
MVTP Careers Programme
27 May8.30am1:00pm
154
Ākina Group Photos
29 May8.30am1.00pm
155
House Assembly
29 May12.45pm1.10pm
156
-Week 6 Term Two
3 June7 June
157
PUBLIC HOLIDAY - Kings Birthday
3 June
158
State Schools Netball Tournament - Hawkes Bay
31 May2 June
159
Teachers Only Day
4 June
160
House Assembly
5 June12.45pm1.10pm
161
House Concert - Gold
7 June1.00pm1.55pm
162
-Week 7 Term Two
10 June14 June
163
International Languages Week
10 June14 June
164
School Assembly
10 June12.45pm1.10pm
165
Exlporing the Great Outdoors Hub A & B - Te Ngahere Overnight tramp - Culminating Event
11 June13 June9.00am2.30pm
166
House Assembly
12 June12.45pm1.10pm
167
International Languages Week Concert
10 June14 JuneN/AN/A
168
-Week 8 Term Two
17 June21 June
169
Schools’ Pride Week Aotearoa
17 June21 June
170
MVTP Careers Programme
17 JuneBlocks 1, 2, 3 and ākina - 8.30am1:00pm
171
School Assembly
17 June12.45pm1.10pm
172
House Assembly
19 June12.45pm1.10pm
173
HGHS BOT Meeting
19 June5.15pm7.15pm
174
Big Sing Regionals in Palmerston North
19 June20 June
175
Manukura Sports Exchange
20 June6.00am6.00pm
176
-Week 9 Term Two
24 June28 June
177
School Assembly
24 June12.45pm1.10pm
178
Out on the Shelves - a celebration of takatāpui and LGBTQIA+ authors and their works
24 June28 June
179
House Assembly
26 June12.45pm1.10pm
180
Fiafia Night
27 June
181
PUBLIC HOLIDAY - Matariki
28 June
182
-Week 10 Term Two
1 July5 July
183
Matariki Celebrations Week
1 July5 July
184
School Assembly
1 July12.45pm1.10pm
185
House Assembly
3 July12.45pm1.10pm
186
SCHOOL HOLIDAYS
8 July19 July
187
-TERM THREE
188
-Week 1 Term Three
22 July26 July
189
MVTP Careers Programme
22 July8.30am1:00pm
190
School Assembly
22 July12.45pm1.10pm
191
House Assembly
24 July12.45pm1.10pm
192
-Week 2 Term Three
29 July2 August
193
Geography Level 2 & 3 Rotorua trip
28 July31 July8.00am3:00pm
194
School Assembly
29 July12.45pm1.10pm
195
Kāhui Ako AP and DP PLD
30 July9.00am11.00am
196
House Assembly
31 July12.45pm1.10pm
197
-Week 3 Term Three
5 August9 August
198
School Assembly
5 August12.45pm1.10pm
199
Exploring the Great Outdoors Hubs A & B - Snow Trip Mangatepopo
6 August9 August9.00am3.00pm
200
Big Day Out
7 August8.30am3.00pm
201
House Assembly
7 August12.45pm1.10pm
202
House Dance Off
8 August12.35pm1.00pm
203
-Week 4 Term Three
12 August16 August
204
School Assembly
12 August12.45pm1.10pm
205
MVTP Careers Programme
12 August8.30am1:00pm
206
House Assembly
14 August12.45pm1.10pm
207
House Concert - Blue
16 August1:00pm1:55pm
208
-Week 5 Term Three
19 August23 August
209
Dance NZ Made
19 August
210
Benchmark Examinations
19 August23 August
211
Applications for Student Leadership 2025 Open
19 August
212
HGHS BOT Meeting
21 August
213
-Week 6 Term Three
26 August30 August
214
MVTP Careers Programme
26 August8.30am1:00pm
215
School Assembly
26 August12.45pm1.10pm
216
House Debating
28 August
217
House Assembly
28 August12.45pm1.10pm
218
BBNZ Junior and Senior Premierships
30 August8 September
219
Performing Arts Showcase
30 August
220
House Concert - Green
30 August1.00pm1.55pm
221
-Week 7 Term Three
2 September6 September
222
NZSS Netball - Hawkes Bay
1 September5 September
223
School Assembly
2 September12.45pm1.10pm
224
House Assembly
4 September12.45pm1.10pm
225
-Week 8 Term Three
9 September13 September
226
Sports Photos
TBC
227
Senior Outdoor Education Class Expedition II
9 September13 September
228
School Assembly
9 September12.45pm1.10pm
229
House Assembly
11 September12.45pm1.10pm
230
House Concert - Green
13 September1:00pm1:55pm
231
-Week 9 Term Three
16 September20 September
232
Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori
16 September20 September
233
School Assembly
16 September12.45pm1.10pm
234
House Assembly
18 September12.45pm1.10pm
235
HGHS BOT Meeting
18 September
236
-Week 10 Term Three
23 September27 September
237
Mental Health Awareness Week
23 September27 September
238
School Assembly
23 September12.45pm1.10pm
239
2025 Student Leader Candidates Speeches
24 September
240
World of Wearable Arts performance
25 September26 September8:30am4.00pm
241
2025 Student Leader Candidates Speeches
25 September
242
House Assembly
25 September12.45pm1.10pm
243
Year 13 Leavers Dinner
27 September
244
-SCHOOL HOLIDAYS
30 September11 October
245
BBNZ Nationals
30 September5 October
246
Hastings Polyfest
TBC
247
-TERM FOUR
248
-Week 1 Term Four
14 October18 October
249
Tūhoe Haerenga
13 October15 October6.00am6.00pm
250
School Assembly
14 October12.45pm1.10pm
251
House Assembly
16 October12.45pm1.10pm
252
HGHS BOT Meeting
16 October
253
-Week 2 Term Four
21 October25 October
254
Final Assembly - Student Leaders Announced and Ākina Badges
21 October12.45pm1.10pm
255
Trades Academy Prize Giving
TBC
256
Kāhui Ako AP and DP PLD
22 October9.00am11.00am
257
Sports and Performing Arts Prize-giving
23 October
258
Kāhui Ako Middle Leaders Training (Deans and HOD's) @ Frimley
23 October4.00pm6.00pm
259
Final House Assembly - New House Captains Welcomed
23 October12.45pm1.10pm
260
PUBLIC HOLIDAY - HAWKE'S BAY ANNIVERSARY
25 October
261
-Week 3 Term Four
28 October1 November
262
PUBLIC HOLIDAY - LABOUR DAY
28 October
263
Senior Prize-giving rehearsal
31 October
264
Year 13 Leavers Breakfast (Year 9 letters given out)
31 October
265
Senior Prize-giving
31 October
266
Study Leave begins
31 October
267
-Week 4 Term Four
4 November8 November
268
NCEA External Exams
5 November29 November
269
NCEA Exams begin
5 November
270
Diwali Concert
7 November1.00pm1.55pm
271
-Week 5 Term Four
11 November15 November
272
NCEA External Exams
11 November15 November
273
Big Day Out
15 November
274
-Week 6 Term Four
18 November22 November
275
NCEA External Exams
18 November22 November
276
NZSS Junior Volleyball Satellite Tournament
19 November21 November
277
HGHS BOT Meeting
20 November
278
-Week 7 Term Four
25 November29 November
279
NCEA External Exams
25 November29 November
280
Lakes and Rivers Culminating Event
26 November29 November9.00am3.00pm
281
Week 8 Term Four
2 December6 December
282
-Week 9 Term Four
9 December13 December
283
Junior Prize-giving Rehearsal
11 December
284
Junior Prize-giving
12 December
285
286
287
288
289
290
291
292
293