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Posted: Tuesday September 22, 2015

It's hard to believe that the holidays are looming and our Year 7 students are heading into the final term of their first year at Tahuna. It's been a busy year and will continue to be that way in Term 4.


Posted: Tuesday September 22, 2015

Our three performing cultural groups were a real credit to Tahuna at Polyfest this year.


Posted: Tuesday September 22, 2015

Over the term, members of this elective got to experience snippets of both cultures, including Petanque and a scrumptious combo on the final day.


Posted: Tuesday September 22, 2015

Seen here are the 2 winners of or Loud Shirt Day Competition. On Mufti Day, just over $500 was raised for the Hearing Association as part of the Loud Shirt Day appeal.


Posted: Tuesday September 22, 2015

Seen here are Majorie and her 2 special"friends" who came to collect this box of food and $100 on Mufti Day.

Polyfest 2015

Posted: Tuesday September 22, 2015

120 students, 9 tutors, awesome teacher and parent support all came together last week in what proved to be Tahuna Normal Intermediates finest evening.

Room 6 and 14 Tramp

Posted: Tuesday September 22, 2015

Pineapple Track and Ross Creek

Extension Writing

Posted: Sunday September 20, 2015

Each week students meet in groups and produce inspirational writing. Aaron shares a piece about the loss of his cat, and Josh writes about moving to New Zealand.

AIMS Games 2015

Posted: Sunday September 20, 2015

Last week Charlotte Underwood-Nicol and Madi Wills competed in the AIMS Games in Tauranga. They also became celebrities in the process!

Aerobics Nationals

Posted: Friday September 18, 2015

On Friday the 18th of September, five Tahuna Aerobics girls flew up to Wellington for the 2015 NZCAF Aerobics Nationals. The team includes Amaya Leslie, Nelia McDowall, Jessica Scott, Ali Bloem and Ruby Cameron. We all qualified for our own individual routines at Regionals about a month ago.

South Island Diving Champs

Posted: Thursday September 17, 2015

Laura Henderson recently competed in the South Island Champs.

Claudia Tate 1st Prize in The Otago Youth Art Exhibition.

Posted: Wednesday September 16, 2015

Success in the Youth Art Awards - Claudia Tate 1st prize in the age group 11-13 years and Tahuna Normal Intermediate was awarded Best School.

All Blacks @ Tahuna

Posted: Tuesday September 15, 2015

Keiran Read, Ben Smith and Ben Franks are put through their paces by Abby Clayton and Matt Clarkson before heading to the Rugby World Cup.

Thank you student teacher

Posted: Tuesday September 15, 2015

Paris made this fabulous thank-you gift on behalf of her class for their student teacher.

Otago Stars Test their Table Tennis Skills

Posted: Monday September 14, 2015

On Friday, Highlander and ITM Cup Captain Liam Coltman along with Jayden Spence, a former Tahuna staff member, took on the Table Tennis sports group.


Posted: Monday September 14, 2015

Bring on the summer sun

In the Hard Materials Workshop

Posted: Sunday September 13, 2015

Our Year 8 students have been discussing the properties of plywood, then designing and crafting creations based primarily on plywood. The Year 7 students are getting an introduction to carving pictures using a Vee Chisel and then carving a mould and heat pressing acrylic coasters.

Drumming Success

Posted: Sunday September 13, 2015

Joshua Tuiavii competed in the NZ Modern School of Music Otago/Southland competition on the 5/9/15. He received a gold medal, silver medal and a trophy for drumming in the 13 years and over category.

Shoe Clinic

Posted: Tuesday September 8, 2015

If you're still on the lookout for a great pair of shoes, whether you require PE shoes or a great pair of uniform shoes, please mention Tahuna when you purchase. Shoe Clinic is located at 315 George Street.

Rock'n'Rolling at Tahuna

Posted: Friday August 28, 2015

Term 3 is fully underway - full noise so to speak - with lots happening over the past two weeks and more to come. We have had the Ukulele Jam, Stars on Stage and we had two of our Rock bands - Acoustic Heroes and Rodeo Clowns, compete at the...