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, and have a number of age-group worship bands. We regularly participate in local Pacifica, 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 culture, and bring a dish or performance from their home country.

Recent Cultural News Articles

2020 – The Year in Photos

It was a colourful year for Cornerstone. There were significant changes in school leadership, trips all around the country – one of which won the school’s first national sporting trophy. The school also ran its annual gala, book week, colour run, tribe competitions…

Primary and Secondary Prize Giving 2020

Prize Giving was a day of celebrating learning, service and Christian character . The Primary Prize Giving ceremony held in the afternoon, and featured regular class performances. Principal Mr Mitchell was quick to highlight the successes and triumphs in this year that will be remembered for the adversity. The Secondary Prize Giving evening started with a cheerful note of students…

Zebulun’s Blessing win Tribe Singing

In a fun afternoon of Waiata and songs to God, Zebulun tribe emerged victorious in the annual tribe singing competition. As a finish to Maori language week, it was fitting that each tribe sang a song in Te Reo Maori. There were adorable juniors singing solos, dance groups, a brass section, and some amazing vocals. Cornerstone’s student tech team grew…

Senior Ball a Good Clean Laugh

With CJ as the DJ blasting out the beats, some exuberant dancing, and a multitude of food it was a perfect night for ‘good clean fun’. The food was one of the highlights, provided by Prior Catering. A few teachers ventured onto the dance floor, although by 11pm, most had worn out their dancing feet.   Once again, the effort was…

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