Latest News

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.

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!

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.