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"Aaron and the Argonauts!"

Posted: Wednesday September 23, 2015

It might be Greek and Roman to you and me but not to these lads at the Otago Interschool Classics Competition, 2015!

Otago Rugby Representatives 2015

Posted: Tuesday September 22, 2015

These holidays a group of boys are representing Otago in various tournaments. They have been training really hard in the lead up.

Water Monitoring at Tomahawk Lagoon

Posted: Tuesday September 22, 2015

Our extension scientists continue to collect water quality data at Tomahawk. As always we are under the expert guidance of Mr Andrew Innes from Healthy Harbour Watchers. Next term we will be holding our annual 'Bug Hunt' which focuses on surveying macroinvertebrates in the lagoon.

Rock Climbing-

Posted: Tuesday September 22, 2015

The tanks were full, the tires were pumped and the vans were loaded. Room Eleven were ready for their journey up the rough rocks and into the misty caves.

Tahuna Athletics Day 2015

Posted: Tuesday September 22, 2015

It was a bit on the cooler side for our annual athletics day. However, it certainly didn't dampen the enthusiasm and effort from the students.


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.