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Ben and Alex visit Alcatraz

Posted: Sunday July 16, 2017

Huge Thank You to Bendigo Valley Sports & Charity Foundation!

Posted: Friday July 7, 2017

Our three brand new ovens are in operation in the food tech room thanks to a very generous grant from Bendigo Valley Sports & Charity Foundation. The ones that were replaced were on their last legs so these ovens will benefit the the students and also community groups that use our kitchen.

Netball Season so far...

Posted: Thursday July 6, 2017

The Tahuna netball season is nearing an end

Scooter Reminder

Posted: Thursday July 6, 2017

Each year we have had a couple of issues related to scooter and bike security. It is understandable when students leave their scooters lying around instead of securing them. We have had a couple of incidents again in the past couple of weeks.

Diving Success

Posted: Wednesday July 5, 2017

On Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday of last week I attended the NZ Diving Champs. I competed in the Inter-age 12 and 13 year old 1 metre and finished second. I was a bit surprised because I thought I had finished fourth!

The best reward - a trip to Leap and yummy pizzas for the top chocolate selling class.

Posted: Wednesday July 5, 2017

After one or two reminders from a very keen class Room 5 got their well-earned trip to Leap this week. Never before has Mr. Owen received every single permission slip for a trip quite as quickly as this!

Friday Sports - Out There Doing It!!

Posted: Wednesday July 5, 2017

Making the most of a stunning winters day right on our back door step!!

All Hands on Deck in Room 16!

Posted: Wednesday July 5, 2017

In Mrs McBride's enquiring maths class we have been learning about length, area and perimeter. Here's a short snippet of what we did........

Hair raising Hands on Science

Posted: Wednesday July 5, 2017

Forces, electricity and hands on science

Room 18's Magical, Mystery tour to the Museum and University.

Posted: Tuesday July 4, 2017

Last week Room 18 had a great day out , supporting our Science focus.

Taste of French Culture for Elective Students

Posted: Tuesday July 4, 2017

Last Friday we made what has become an annual visit to the St. Kilda Petanque Club for a taste of French culture.

Booking an International Holiday?

Posted: Sunday July 2, 2017

FAMILY & FRIENDS OF TAHUNA NORMAL INTERMEDIATE - Book an International holiday with me and I will donate $100 to Tahuna School. To use towards whatever the school needs sports equipment, technology, books, travel, etc ….

Boy Billets Desperately Needed

Posted: Sunday July 2, 2017

In the fifth week this term we have the Remuera Intermediate Students visiting. They are sending a different mix of boys and girls to us so we desperately require a couple more Tahuna boys and their families to host them.

Open Night Next Term

Posted: Sunday July 2, 2017

Tahuna Open Night - Tonight - Tuesday 8th August from 7pm till 8pm. Encourage family and friends to come along and check out what Dunedin's biggest primary school has to offer. See you there!

Tahuna Extension Camp at Stewart Island 2017

Posted: Sunday July 2, 2017

An opportunity for students to travel to Stewart Island to enhance their leadership skills, build confidence and experience an awesome part of New Zealand.

Measurement Games In Math

Posted: Friday June 30, 2017

Students have been exploring different types of measurement through game play.

Room 19's Trip to the Museum and Physics Department

Posted: Thursday June 29, 2017

Room 19 had a great time on their science trip

Tai Chi Fan Dance

Posted: Sunday June 25, 2017

Room 19 learnt how to do a Tai Chi fan dance for mandarin this week. 

Hockey 'A' Team In New Gear

Posted: Thursday June 15, 2017

Our most successful sports team over the past 8 years, our Hockey 'A's played in brand new uniforms last Friday night.

Otago rugby players visit Room 7.

Posted: Thursday June 15, 2017

Today we had several ORFU players come and visit room 7. We asked the hard questions about love, life and the wonderful game of rugby.