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Otago Polyfest 2016

Posted: Thursday September 15, 2016

Te Taiopeka perform with Mana at this years Otago Polyfest.

Calligraphy in Room 3

Posted: Thursday September 15, 2016

The students in Room 3 have had fun practising the art of Chinese calligraphy.

Ratio work in Math with lollies!

Posted: Thursday September 15, 2016

Working hard in Room 3, the students get to enjoy the benefits of working out ratios with lollies, then getting to eat their results!

Tennis Hot Shots Open Day Sunday 4 September - Learn to Play at Eastern Harbour Tennis Club!

Posted: Thursday September 15, 2016

Tennis Hot Shots is the exciting new way to learn the FUNdamentals of tennis that will allow children to play this 'game for life'. This great coaching programme is suitable for children of ALL ages and abilities, with all equipment provided! Very low coach to child ratios mean that children...


Posted: Thursday September 15, 2016

We have 3D Printing, Robotics, Programming, Augmented & Virtual Reality, Animation, Minecraft, Raspberry Pi, Electronics, E-Textiles and more on offer every day.

Victory at the Stadium

Posted: Thursday September 15, 2016

Tahuna All Star Rippa Team gets a victory at Forsyth Barr against an all boys DNI team. The game was the halftime entertainment for the Otago V Tasman Mitre 10 Cup game on Saturday night.

Movie Making @tahuna 2016

Posted: Wednesday September 14, 2016

To create a 2 minute movie in three sessions during ICT is a big undertaking for the students. It is a very busy unit and so much is happening.

Hard Materials - Carving & Coasters

Posted: Wednesday September 14, 2016

Year Seven students are currently working with MDF and Acrylic Plastics to experience using Vee Chisels and to make their own coasters.

Chinese Immersion Day

Posted: Wednesday September 14, 2016

Monday 12th September saw Tahuna host our very first Chinese Immersion Day.

National Chess Tournament Fundraiser

Posted: Tuesday September 13, 2016

For the first time in 12 years Tahuna has qualified for The Nationals and we are asking for your support.

Year 6 Extension Science

Posted: Monday September 12, 2016

Last week our Year 6's completed a series of experiments.

13th Grade South Island Football Tournament

Posted: Monday September 12, 2016

No time to put their feet up over this holiday break, as our boys prepare to head to Queenstown to represent Otago at South Islands.

8A Netball Success.

Posted: Sunday September 11, 2016

The bulk of the 8A netball team has been together for 2 years and concluded their time together representing Tahuna and Otago at the Otago/Southland Primary and Intermediate Schools Tournament in Balclutha.


Posted: Sunday September 11, 2016

After recently visiting the Green Island Landfill as part of our Sustainability topic, we visited the Tahuna Waste Treatment Plant to see just what happens to our waste and how all the alterations and upgrades have dramatically and positively impacted on our neighbouring coastline.


Posted: Sunday September 11, 2016

The Team 3 Drama Tech group went to share their paper bag puppetry skills with children at the local kindergarten.

New Zealand Modern School of Music Association award winners 2016

Posted: Wednesday September 7, 2016

Piere Tapsell and Felix Huber show awards from the competition held in Dunedin on Saturday 3rd September 2016. It was held at Balmacewen Intermediate.

Biodiversity in Room 12

Posted: Monday September 5, 2016

Room 12 is participating in a Biodiversity study for the University of Otago.

Great end to the hockey season

Posted: Sunday September 4, 2016

The Tahuna "A" squad completed a second consecutive unbeaten season when they beat John McGlashan "A" in the final of the Year 7/8 intermediate hockey competition.


Posted: Sunday September 4, 2016

With Tongan Language Week happening during Week 7, the special Tongan song and dance item at assembly made a spectacular launch to the week.


Posted: Wednesday August 31, 2016

Despite running out of daffodil pins, Tahuna students were still supportive of the Cancer Society Fundraiser.