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Tahuna students enjoy return to school

Posted: Wednesday June 3, 2020

What a great return to school we have had over the past two weeks with our students and staff really embracing the opportunity to be at school again.

Year 8 Health

Posted: Tuesday June 2, 2020

Stewart Island Applications due next week

Posted: Tuesday June 2, 2020

This years booking has been made and it looks pretty exciting, with a change of venues and inside the predator fenced area at Mamaku Point. Mamaku Point is the most densely populated area for brown kiwi in the world and has five private beaches! It will be a little sad...

Taiopeka Tik Tok Celebrations

Posted: Tuesday June 2, 2020

Tik Tok Creations rewarded at Taiopeka

ESOL and The Learning Village

Posted: Monday June 1, 2020

Our students and ESOL teacher Martina Schaefer are excited to be in their new space for Language classes.

Piano or guitar lessons in term 3 and 4.

Posted: Monday June 1, 2020

Space has opened up for itinerant music lessons in either piano or guitar, take the challenge and sign up!


Posted: Monday June 1, 2020

The Vision 20/20 Project is a research collaboration between Otago Polytechnic, the University of Otago, and Tahuna Normal Intermediate School. The team includes an optometrist, product designers, occupational therapists, and of course the teachers and students at Tahuna

Term two in Year 7

Posted: Monday June 1, 2020

Welcome back to term 2.

Face Shields

Posted: Monday June 1, 2020

Great to hear back from some of the businesses that took up our offer of free face shields at the start of level 3.

Gifts for the Chat Bus

Posted: Monday June 1, 2020

Seen here are Quinn and Jessie, our School Council treasurers, giving some purchases to Kylie, who works in the Chat Bus three times a week.

School Council Mufti Day

Posted: Monday June 1, 2020

After raising the idea of a Mufti Day that didn't involve cash, this went ahead on Friday, the 30th of May.


Posted: Thursday May 28, 2020

This week is Samoan Language Week and Room 9 have taken the opportunity to learn about tapa art (known as siapo in Samoa). We created our very own art piece and put these together to create our own class siapo.

Tahuna Ski / Snowboard Trip 2020

Posted: Wednesday May 27, 2020

Tahuna Students hit the slopes of Coronet Peak for what has turned out to be the best weekend of the season.

And We're Back!!

Posted: Wednesday May 27, 2020

This is what some of the lovely Room 9 students have to say about being back at school.

Netball Update

Posted: Wednesday May 27, 2020

We have received confirmation from Dunedin Netball Centre regarding the Intermediate competition and fee structure. There will be a 10 week season on a Thursday after school at the Edgar Centre in Term 3. The fees will be $75 and this includes uniform, equipment and entry to Edgar.

Miniball at Tahuna!

Posted: Wednesday May 27, 2020

Information about the upcoming Miniball Season and what it will look like this year!

Life in lockdown

Posted: Tuesday May 26, 2020


Posted: Tuesday May 26, 2020

Experience Otago Harbour and beyond

Posted: Monday May 25, 2020

Matthew Hammond's superb writing

Posted: Sunday May 24, 2020