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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  • Year 13 Seakayaking Trip 2016

    After a theory session at school in term 1, we had our first skills day with Ken Tipene and Mark Garry at Wellingtons Bay. We learnt techniques, before heading across to the sandspit and over to Goat Island. On the second day, we headed out to Sandy Bay, stopping en

  • Year 13 September Sandpit Walk

    We left period 4 with 6 year 13 and four year 11 students who needed to complete an outdoor activity  assessment.  With a dropping tide and an offshore breeze I knew the paddle to the Sandpit would be easy! Two dinghies and 3 kayaks were used to access the walk. 

  • Year 7 and 8 October Camp

    Mr MIlls. Ms Reynolds and Ms Jones left with 35 students by bus to Marine Education Recreation Centre at Long Bay.  Our first day was spent learning  about the coastal environment and doing Team building activities.  We built shelters as a team and cooked up damper to eat.  After this

  • Year 13 Sea Kayaking

    Using Mark Garry and Pacific Coast Kayaks once again proved to be a winner for our students. Our first skill day was spent on Tutukaka Harbour, with all students progressing well. They were organised and supportive of each other, checking and self-monitoring as they went along. Day 3 Had us