Year 10 Ruapekapeka Visit

YEAR 10 WAITANGI TRIP On Tuesday,  Mr Mills and Whaea Taua took 13 Year 10 students north.  We visited Ruapekapeka, battle site.   The students bonded well up there, and completed a worksheet on the battle site and learnt a lot from the visit there.  We then headed to Kawakawa for

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Senior Reotahi Marine Trip

On Friday 5th April the Senior Science students were given the opportunity by Experience Marine Reserves to conduct a snorkel survey at Reotahi Marine Reserve. We were very lucky with the weather and the water was warm(ish)!  Students did a great job collecting data for the marine reserves monitoring program

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Tongariro Crossing Adventure

Mr Mills, Mrs Martin, Matua Frank and the Senior History class left Tikipunga High School on Wednesday 20th March for their Tongariro Crossing Adventure. On day one we started with a large cooked breakfast.  The weather was forecast for showers in the afternoon so we were very happy to start

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Senior Volleyball Regionals

Congratulations to our Senior Volleyball teams who competed in the Regional finals on Tuesday, 19th March.  Thank you to all coaches for your tireless efforts and wisdom.  Results from the day: ·  Tikipunga High School Senior Girls 2nd Place Div 1 ·  Tikipunga High School Senior A Boys 1st Place

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Sporting Excellence

SPORTING EXCELLENCE – WINNER!!! 2018 CONBRIO SPORTS AWARDS Acknowledging Sporting Excellence in Northland Hard work, self-discipline and dedication has paid off for Amoho Karetai-Mahanga who won his selection for Male Sport Code in Volleyball.  

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Te Putahitanga a hit with YES

This year as part of Te Putahitanga’s programme into financial literacy, senior students were invited to participate in the Young Enterprise Scheme which supports students to develop competency money, business management and marketing. This was a New Zealand first, as no other unit has participated or engaged in such an event.

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Year 7/8 Marae Sleepover

Written by – Charlotte Leslie (8ADA) Kaka Porowini Marae On Tuesday 18th of February, the Year 7 & 8 classes went to the Kaka Porowini Marae. We were welcomed onto the Marae. Then we split off into our groups. We made takakau bread, we wrote waiata, learned about Ta Moko,

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Punga Fun Time

On Friday 1st February staff and students participated in a Punga Fun.  This was a great chance for our new students to be involved in their first Tiki experience which is a display of our school values: Ako, Manaakitanga, Pono, Tikanga, Whanaungatanga. There was the crowd fav the slippery slide,

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