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Tennis Hot Shots - Learn to Play at Eastern Harbour Tennis Club!

Posted: Monday August 10, 2015

Tennis Hot Shots is the exciting new way to learn the FUNdamentals of tennis that will allow children to play this 'game for life'.

The Lions Club of Green Island 

Posted: Monday August 10, 2015

Vibe Holiday Programme 

Posted: Monday August 10, 2015

Looking for some fun options for the kids these school holidays?

Term 3 Sports.

Posted: Wednesday August 5, 2015

13 different sporting possibilities offered to our Tahuna students ranging from Table Tennis through to Netball. Hockey and Rugby appear to be the favoured sporting options although Mrs McBrides 'Schoolyard Antics' and Mr Wells 'Ultimate Games' are popular also.

Brilliant Fundraising Effort!

Posted: Wednesday August 5, 2015

Late last term the School Council raised over $900 for the South Dunedin Flood Appeal with a mufti day. Member of Parliament Clare Curran was at Tahuna to accept the money on behalf of the appeal.

Billy Graham Inspires at Tahuna

Posted: Wednesday August 5, 2015

In the last week of term two we were privileged to have Billy Graham speak to the students of Tahuna.

Ariki Cup Cross Country.

Posted: Wednesday August 5, 2015

Our school was invited to participate in the Ariki Cross Country cup which in the past has been offered to our Year 6 and below students. The organisers trialled a new initiative by inviting Year 7 and 8 students.

Resene's Sponsor Values Wheel

Posted: Wednesday August 5, 2015

Resene's have returned with Goodie packs for our weekly draws for students being nominated by their class teachers for using our school values. Here are some of our lucky winners.

Heping Li No.9 School Staff and Parents Visit Tahuna

Posted: Wednesday August 5, 2015

Last week we were privileged to host Teachers & Parents from Heping Li No.9 School in Beijing.

End of Term Disco a Roaring Success

Posted: Wednesday August 5, 2015

Another successful Disco was run by the School Council at the end of Term 2.

Tahuna Hockey Dominating

Posted: Wednesday August 5, 2015

As we approach the end of another busy hockey season for Tahuna (just 3 games to go!) this is a great time to acknowledge the efforts of all our players throughout the season. All four of our squads have impressed with their commitment and attitude and with their excellent efforts...

Rippa Rugby 'A' at Forsyth Barr Stadium

Posted: Wednesday August 5, 2015

The Rippa Rugby attempted to defend their title at the Otago Champs in the last week. Unfortunately we suffered a shock loss in the semi final to Arrowtown. Our unbeaten run of 5 years come to a halt but we are planning to win the cup back next year.

Year & Swimming & Aquatics 

Posted: Wednesday August 5, 2015

Our Swimming & Aquatics programme is well underway with all of our students taking part in 10 hours of swimming lessons & Aquatic confidence activities over the term.

Head Lice

Posted: Wednesday August 5, 2015

Yes, we currently have head lice at school. Please check your child regularly for Head Lice.

Sir Peter Blake Leadership Award Recipient

Posted: Tuesday August 4, 2015

Congratulations to Lily Taylor, who is the Tahuna recipient for 2015, having met all the criteria for this prestigious leadership award. Mr Allen Anderson, Branch Manager of the South Dunedin Westpac branch presented her with the medal and leadership pack.

Chinese Students Visit Tahuna

Posted: Tuesday August 4, 2015

We were very lucky to be able to host another group of Chinese students lately. The teachers and students of the classes involved had a lot of fun getting to know our visitors.

Year Seven Gymnasts

Posted: Tuesday August 4, 2015

On Sunday the 23rd of August, Morgan and Cailin competed in the Gymnastics Competition at Willis Street Gym. They competed on these following apparatus: Floor, Vault, Uneven Bar and Beam. Cailin got the total of 34.8 achieving a bronze medal. Morgan got a total of 34.975 achieving the Silver medal.

TERM 4 IN YEAR 7

Posted: Monday August 3, 2015

This term is our Health focus term with students involved in a wide range of health related learning.

Homestays Needed for Thai Students

Posted: Monday August 3, 2015

We have four Thai boys coming to Tahuna for the first two weeks of Term 4. Any Tahuna families who are interested in hosting please get in touch with the school.

Trash Art!

Posted: Sunday August 2, 2015

As part of the Cadbury's Chocolate Carnival, the Keep Dunedin Beautiful project ran a "Trash Art" competition.