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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Year 7/8 Beach Safety Day

On Tuesday our Year 7/8 students and staff headed to Ruakaka to receive one on one tuition about Beach Safety. It was a real eye opener for students on the day to learn the finer details in being a life guard wasn’t all about sun and surf. A great experience

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Te Putahitanga Camp Pataua North

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

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Year 9 Ski Trip

Year 9 Ski and Snowboard trip departed with ten year 9 students from both classes.  We left in 1 van at 12.15 pm on Thursday, to avoid the worst of the traffic in Auckland.  We stopped to pick up Peter Reinsfield and had a late afternoon tea and toilets at

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