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.
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,
On Thursday 14th February members of our kapa haka group were guest performers at the Forget me Not 25-year celebrations. Dr Tina Darkins wrote a letter of thanks to our kapa haka team mentioning they were not only outstanding (as usual) but the highlight of the day. It was nice
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,
The Junior Boy and Girls volleyball teams confirmed their dominance against other Whangarei schools when they reigned supreme once again at the Regional Finals held at the ASB stadium on Tuesday 20 November. Both teams proved too strong and will go away feeling positive as they head off to Nationals
On Saturday, 17th November the Automotive Trades Academy Students went on their annual excursion to the Big Boys Toys held at the ASB Showgrounds in Auckland. This year’s show had five halls packed with the ‘latest and greatest’ products in the industry. There was a huge array of car and
Te Putahitanga enjoyed three days of activities while camping at Pataua North. The following is a story written by Trent Moorhouse: “On Tuesday morning we took a bus tot he Tahere Waterfalls and the on to Pataua North. I enjoyed the amazing food and the boat ride. I watched Shayla
A big thank you to Te Arani Bennett for her insightful and measured contribution to the Board of Trustees over the last 12 months, we look forward to following her future achievements. On that note we wish to extend a warm welcome to Skyla Anderson-Wynn who has joined us as