Piwakawaka Trip To Klipped

Piwakawaka class visited Klipped Kamo doggy daycare and groomers on their weekly community trip. Staff and students  got to play with lots of cute puppies and dogs that were there for the day. Many students thought it might be a great job opportunity for them in the future.

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Welding Workshop

Our Senior Automotive students attended a two day Welding Workshop at NorthTec. All students enjoyed the experience and we have some future welders identified in this group! Huge mihi to Matua Clint for creating these incredible opportunities for our students!

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Nau Mai, Haere Mai Whaea Davina

On Friday, 2nd September Tikipunga High School welcomed Whaea Davina Cooper to our whānau from WBHS. We are delighted to have Whaea Davina join our leadership team as Assistant Principal, SENCO. It was a wonderful occasion to welcome a Wāhine Toa who will definitely add value to our tamariki, kura

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Koroneihana 2022

Kua tawhiti ke to haerenga mai kia kore e haere tonu he nui rawa o mahi kia kore e mahi tonu As a person that is Maori, keeping my language, culture alive and thriving is something I will strive to do for the rest of my life. I had the

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Trip to the Papermill

The Piwakawaka group of Te Putahitanga spent the day at the Papermill in Kensington learning how to make paper and also producing beautiful gift cards they were able to take home with them. The students had a great time and got some insight into what could possibly be future employment for

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Tough Guy & Gal

On Friday 5th August 25 Year 12/13 students participated in the Tough Guy & Gal challenge in Kumeu. With other students from around the country they took part muddy obstacles including a swamp crossing, spider net, tunnels and hurdles. Awesome effort!!  Bring on 2023!    

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Advanced Leaders Course

Week 2 of this term saw Kruz and Harmony attend Advanced Leaders Course 2022.  This was a continuation from Basic Leaders focusing more on the individual and how to get the best out of their team. From all accounts both Harmony and Kruz represented the Kura and Academy to the

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Otaika Quarry Trip

  Several Year 7 students were chosen to participate in a trip to the local Otaika Quarry to see what a quarry does, it’s benefits to the community and why a quarry is needed.  We had a great trip driving through the quarry and seeing how it all works.  All

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Chainsaws In Action

Eight students from the Ag/Hort course undertook a chainsaw safety course with Cantrain.  The course was run by local guy Tristan, who was flexible to our needs, connected and identified well with our students. The theory day went well, for the practical component on Tuesday.  After some practice on Monday

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