Our school’s motto is “tukua o punga” – cast your nets, which encapsulates the key purpose of schooling – to enable students to cast their nets so that they can be successful learners, reach their personal potential and be purposeful, productive and caring members of society

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  • Low decile schools outperforming higher decile schools

    Low decile students outperforming higher decile schools School News Tuesday, June 19, 2018 985 Views A cluster of low decile Northland schools is on track to outperform many higher decile schools around New Zealand through digital learning. Students in the Te Puawai cluster – which includes Manaia View School, Whau Valley Primary,

  • Year 7/8 Chess Tournament

    Our intermediate chess team of 8 represented Tikipunga High well both on the board and off the board, came 3rd Team over-all and then having Lilly Williams come first female student in the intermediate section and Bosco Jessop coming 3rd in intermediate boys section.  Both may be going to Auckland

  • Te Putahitanga – Funtastics Gymnastics

    Te Putahitanga students have tumbled their way through Term 2 with the introduction of Funtastics. A small group stepped up to the challenge of learning gymnastics. Dive rolls, cartwheels, backward rolls, round-offs, handstands, ninja rolls, bridges and front tucks were amongst a few skills that were developed.  Students learnt which

  • Services Academy – Survival Course

    Tikipunga Services Academy old and newly recruited students had the privilege of embarking on a New Zealand Defence Force run Bushcraft Survival course with personnel from the Army/Navy/Airforce. The course was located in the Kaipara Region making it a suitable place to test individual recruits as well as team efforts against the elements