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Matariki - The Mori New Year

Posted: Tuesday July 5, 2016

In Room 1, over the past few weeks, we have been learning about Matariki. We have looked at Matariki and it's significance, created a class korowai (cloak) and completed a Matariki star art piece (thank you to Mrs Whitson for helping us with this!) It looks fantastic and has brightened...

Petanque a hit at French/Japanese elective

Posted: Tuesday July 5, 2016

Two Fridays ago students in the French/Japanese elective made their much-anticipated trip to the ............ Petanque Club.

Maori Designs Elective

Posted: Tuesday July 5, 2016

Year 7 & 8 students have been creating various designs in Term 2, a stunning show of creativity.

Shuzhen's Paper Creations

Posted: Monday July 4, 2016

Shuzhen Wu from Room 11 is a talented artist, creating intricate works from paper.

Tahuna hockey players selected for Otago rep squads

Posted: Sunday July 3, 2016

Well done to all the Tahuna players selected for Otago squads following the recent trials. Good luck to all our Tahuna hockey players for the rest of the season. All teams have a game this last Friday of term and the season resumes on the first Friday of Term 3.

Science in Room 9

Posted: Friday July 1, 2016

Josh and Zac complete a Science experiment.

Te Taiopeka

Posted: Friday July 1, 2016

Te Taiopeka perform for the community.


Posted: Wednesday June 29, 2016

Last Friday Tahuna students got behind a Mufti Day Combo.

Team 4 Swimming

Posted: Wednesday June 29, 2016

Final Swimming for Team 4

Coordinates Work in Room 9 Maths

Posted: Wednesday June 29, 2016

Room 9 Maths class successfully find the hidden treasure using a map and coordinates.

Year 8 in the Science Lab using filtration and evaporation.

Posted: Tuesday June 28, 2016

Room 12 spent some time in the science lab this week separating sand and salt using filtration and evaporation.

Room 10 Makes Handheld Rainbow!

Posted: Monday June 27, 2016

Have you ever wondered how you could make a rainbow?

Geology, changing climates and animal adaptation

Posted: Monday June 27, 2016

On Thursday the 23rd of June the Otago University Geology Outreach students came to work with Room 15.

Year 8 Swimming - Team 4!

Posted: Monday June 27, 2016

This term the Year 8 classes have been going down to Moana Pool every two weeks to participate in swimming lessons and different activities.

Hard Materials

Posted: Monday June 27, 2016

Plywood & Plastic Project

Interschool Football

Posted: Monday June 27, 2016

On Friday the 10th June we had our first Interschool Football Match. It was exciting and overall a very successful game. Our boys played as a team and were supportive towards each other's endeavours.

Parent Teacher Interviews

Posted: Monday June 27, 2016

Parent/Teacher interviews are coming up and will be held on Tuesday 25th July and Wednesday 26th July.

Sports History Elective

Posted: Thursday June 23, 2016

Last week, for the History of Sport elective, the students went to the Sports Hall of Fame. Read about their experiences and the surprise that awaited them at the door!

Room 1 Scientists!

Posted: Thursday June 23, 2016

Last week Room 1 did the Blobs in a Bottle experiment (commonly know as Lava Lamps) in Chemistry. It was awesome! Below is some photos of the experiment and our findings!

Intro to Scuba at Dive Otago

Posted: Monday June 13, 2016

Over four Fridays this term Tahuna students are taking part in a PADI Intro to Scuba Course at Dive Otago. Our instructors, Emma and Thea have been incredibly encouraging and all students have had a lot of fun and are itching for more tuition in the future.