Senior Surfing Safari

During this term the physical education department has been working with the level 1 and 2 students from Sport Science and Sport and Recreation on various units to support their NCEA. The activities have varied and range from korfe ball, ultimate frisbee and camping, to surfing at Sandy Bay.   The

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Senior History Trip – Ruapekapeka

After the success of last year’s History day trip to the Bay of Islands,  myself and  Rina  developed a three day camp, based around History and personal development.  We visited Ruapekapeka Battle site, before heading to Waitangi and Paihia for lunch.  We then crossed over on the Opua ferry and

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Our School Values

We have unveiled our new Pou.  A whakanui of our values and achievements.   These five Pou represent our kura values of Ako, Manaakitanga, Pono, Tikanga and Whanaungatanga.  These Pou reflect who we are and how we need to be. These stand tall taking pride of place at the front of

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Year 11 Geo Trip

On Tuesday, 15 August students selected 2 features; the volcanic Tutukaka headland and the Ngunguru sandspit.  Prior concepts had been taught in class, and this practical component required collection of evidence of erosion and sand bank change. Students were enthusiastic and questioning.  We visited the headland and then went back to Mr

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Year 9 Ski Trip 2017

Year 9 Ski and Snowboard trip departed with ten year 9 students.  We left at 12.15 pm on Thursday, 10 August, 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 Bombay.  We headed on

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