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Posted: Wednesday October 26, 2016

Table Tennis 2016

Posted: Tuesday October 25, 2016

Tahuna students achieve highly in Dunedin school competition and representative tournaments.

Important Community Message

Posted: Tuesday October 25, 2016

Recently in New Zealand, we have become more aware of rehabilitating people from prison back into the community. There is an official process that must be undertaken so people in the community concerned are informed of the situation. This means that they can both be supportive and stay safe.

Long Beach Rock Climbing

Posted: Monday October 24, 2016

Last week Room 1 travelled out to Long Beach for a day of rock climbing and exploring caves. We were lucky to have beautiful weather and we all enjoyed the experience.

NZ Surf-Lifesaving Pool Nationals

Posted: Monday October 24, 2016

Charlotte and Madi recently achieved some great results at this event and had some fun in the process. Read on to find out more about their adventure!

Road Crossings

Posted: Tuesday October 18, 2016

Sports Day Completed!

Posted: Friday October 14, 2016

Despite the cold weather this morning we managed to get the sports day finished. Lots of great results and plenty of smiles. Next week we send a team of over 100 students to South Zone. Holly and Abdul took out their respective races for the fastest girl and boy at Tahuna.

Stewart Island Camp a Big Success!

Posted: Monday October 10, 2016

All students were fantastic and a real credit to their families. Big thank you to Mrs McBride & Miss Jamieson for their help in making it such a a great way to finish the term.

Heading back to the Mainland from Stewart Island

Posted: Thursday September 22, 2016

Early start today but we will be boarding the ferry soon. What a week! Lots of compliments from the locals about our Tahuna Ambassadors.

Tramp to Port William

Posted: Thursday September 22, 2016

Big day today with the extremely fit students making record time to Maori Beach and then on to Port William. We spent over an hour exploring the historical Maori Beach site before carrying on to Port William where the water taxi picked us up.

Ulva Island Visit

Posted: Wednesday September 21, 2016

Awesome guided visit to Ulva Island with DOC Ranger Jen! We were lucky to see lots of the locals and learned heaps. We also visited Rakiura Museum and did an Treasure Hunt/ Orienteering activity. Off to Port William for our tramp tomorrow.

Stewart Island Adventure

Posted: Wednesday September 21, 2016

Great week so far on Stewart Island. Plenty of fun and having a good look around. Keen students have even been sampling some local kaimoana. Today was a highlight as we all headed across to Ulva Island to see plenty of the locals.

Fishing Called Off Today!

Posted: Tuesday September 20, 2016

Easterly winds are not good for fishing charters at Stewart Island so today's programme was postponed. Unfortunately the forecast isn't looking any better. We might have to look for other ways to sample some Blue Cod.

Smooth Crossing Across Foveaux

Posted: Monday September 19, 2016

Big day getting across to Oban with an unbelievably smooth crossing!

Otago/Southland Volleyball Tournament.

Posted: Sunday September 18, 2016

Tahuna had a large amount of students representing Otago at a South Island tournament held at the Edgar Centre on Saturday 17th September.

Music Club in Term 4

Posted: Thursday September 15, 2016

All Sessions will be in class time. Check out the poster and see Mr Lousely if you are interested.

Pasifika Groups at Polyfest

Posted: Thursday September 15, 2016

Last night the Tahuna Pasifika groups performed to rousing audiences at the Edgar Centre. The Cook Island group was tutored by Mrs Keni Moeroa and her daughter Sellina Sa'u, who have imparted a very special aspect of Cook Island culture with the students.

BP Challenge in 6th Technology

Posted: Thursday September 15, 2016

Students were given a limited time and specific equipment to come up with a pikau (backpack) that could be opened and closed and had to carry text books.

MacGyver again!

Posted: Thursday September 15, 2016

Miss Brawley's 6th tech class have had heaps of fun doing the BP Technology challenge this week.

Looking forward to term 4

Posted: Thursday September 15, 2016

If we thought this term was busy and action packed with opportunities - just wait for next term!