Latest News

Tahuna Students in China!!

Posted: Monday October 22, 2018

After a day of travelling we have arrived in China!

Sustainable App Success!

Posted: Thursday September 27, 2018

Room 11 have been working hard this term to design apps that promote sustainable living in our local community.

Ringaringa Rocky Shore

Posted: Wednesday September 26, 2018

Science and diving morning on Rakiura. Rocky shore study at Ringaringa while the teachers gather kaimoana for dinner. Back to the Mainland tomorrow.

Fishing & Ulva Island

Posted: Wednesday September 26, 2018

Big swell and challenging weather conditions didn't hold us back today. Everything went ahead as planned and we were all well prepared for the conditions. The finale was eating our fish we caught at the South Seas Hotel.

Greeting from the Locals

Posted: Tuesday September 25, 2018

Some locals arrived at dinner time tonight to say hello!

Four seasons in an hour

Posted: Tuesday September 25, 2018

Great day so far! Tramping, Rakiura Museum, fishing. Tonight off to DOC headquarters and a walk around looking for kiwi. We have had sun, hail, rain and wind but being so well prepared it hasn't stopped us.


Posted: Wednesday September 19, 2018

Joe Parkinson continues to dominate long distance running in Otago.

Week Itinerary

Posted: Monday September 17, 2018

An overview of the the week is available below. The main activity that we work around is the fishing. Everything else we do but usually depending on tides and weather.

Rafting Trip in Term 4

Posted: Monday September 10, 2018

Each year we organise a rafting trip on the Taieri River. A big group of students and parents take part in really fun outdoor experience.

Stewart Island Extension Camp

Posted: Monday September 10, 2018

All Info and Stories about our trip can be accessed here. Please keep a look out for new notices in the lead up to Camp.

Staff Contact Details for the Trip

Posted: Monday September 10, 2018

Emergency contact details for Staff. Students are permitted to take phones if they have them. Use of them will be limited to the evening.


Posted: Sunday September 9, 2018

Several months ago the concrete table tennis table that was purchased by the School Council was vandalised and it was going to cost a huge amount to replace.

Investigating the water cycle in Room 16

Posted: Sunday September 9, 2018

In term 3, room 16 has been learning about the water cycle as part of our inquiry on climate change.


Posted: Thursday September 6, 2018

Recently Tahuna students have been to the fore in a number of differing areas - winning the Classics Trophy; Miniball and Netball teams winning their grades and the Rugby teams winning the Sassenach trophy. Success in the Otago epro8 challenge engineering competition and success at the Peninsula Art Exhibition were...

Tahuna young artist's Maraea Brooking Browne & Kaela Freeland receive awards.

Posted: Thursday September 6, 2018

Peninsula schools Art Exhibition show a display of creative works.

Success with Football

Posted: Thursday September 6, 2018

Tahuna girls selected to represent Otago.

Sassenachs Rugby Tournament 2018

Posted: Thursday September 6, 2018

Tahuna clean up at annual interschool rugby tournament! With the Year 7 Boys, Year 8 Boys and Year 7 & 8 Girls winning their grades!

Gymnastics Success

Posted: Thursday September 6, 2018

Over the past few months we have been competing in gymnastics competitions in order to reach our goal of the New Zealand Gymnastics Championships in October. A few weeks ago we competed in the South Island Champs in Christchurch in order to gain qualifying scores to get into Nationals.

Posted: Thursday September 6, 2018

Don't forget to enrol in the Spring Playball Holiday Programme. We will be operating from Bayfield High School during the upcoming holidays 8 am - 6 pm Daily. With specialised sports clinics delivered to children via our highly trained coaches, everyone is guaranteed to have lots of fun.

Music at Tahuna

Posted: Wednesday September 5, 2018

Mr Page reports on Music this term at Tahuna.