Cultural

Cornerstone boasts a number of performing arts and cultural groups. We encourage our students to get involved in performing arts tribe competitions, music, dance and cultural groups. We have three age-group kapahaka groups and a number of age-group worship bands. We participate in local Pacifika, Rockquest, Chamber Music, DanceNZmade, and Rotary Music Festival activities.

Itinerant music lessons are available onsite, during and outside of school hours with piano, guitar, and vocal lessons most popular. Epic Music Academy is popular for fun and affordable instrument lessons.  

Cultures Day: is a popular annual celebration of the many school cultures that make up our school and the kingdom of God. All members of the school community are encouraged to dress in their own cultural attire and to bring a dish and/or performance from their home country.

Recent Cultural News Articles

2021 – A Year in Photos

Term 1: Swimming Sports, Secondary Athletics, Careers Fair and Summer Games. Term 2: Cross Country, Junior Secondary Social, Pink Shirt day, Hastings & LAC Sports Exchange, CFG Quiz Night, Year 10 Trade Fair, Tribe Football, Esther Production. Term 3: Year 4-6 Disco, Lockdown Onesie day, PB4L Rewards Afternoon Term 4: Crossfit Games, YES Scheme Awards, Senior Ball, Cultures Day, Primary Athletics,…

Cultures Day

Cultures Day was a celebration of all the different cultures that make up our school. Students brought their own foods, costumes, and performances to represent their people.  Costumes ranged from traditional Indian saris, and Tongan tupenu, to modern day Farmers, and Bunnings warehouse employees. Students shared their cultural lunch in their own classes with a wide range of foods.  The…

Once Upon a Time Senior Ball

Twice postponed, twice moved venue. Holding a Senior Ball in 2021 looked like a fairy-tale for a long time. However, the Social Committee persevered and managed to hold a Once Upon a Time Senior Ball this weekend. Students were greeted by Principals Mr Mitchell and Mr Rose at the door. Then handed a bubbles and candy floss drink, to begin…

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