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Four seasons in an hour

Posted: Tuesday September 25, 2018

Great day so far! Tramping, Rakiura Museum, fishing. Tonight off to DOC headquarters and a walk around looking for kiwi. We have had sun, hail, rain and wind but being so well prepared it hasn't stopped us.


Posted: Wednesday September 19, 2018

Joe Parkinson continues to dominate long distance running in Otago.

Rafting Trip in Term 4

Posted: Monday September 10, 2018

Each year we organise a rafting trip on the Taieri River. A big group of students and parents take part in really fun outdoor experience.

Staff Contact Details for the Trip

Posted: Monday September 10, 2018

Emergency contact details for Staff. Students are permitted to take phones if they have them. Use of them will be limited to the evening.


Posted: Sunday September 9, 2018

Several months ago the concrete table tennis table that was purchased by the School Council was vandalised and it was going to cost a huge amount to replace.

Investigating the water cycle in Room 16

Posted: Sunday September 9, 2018

In term 3, room 16 has been learning about the water cycle as part of our inquiry on climate change.


Posted: Thursday September 6, 2018

Recently Tahuna students have been to the fore in a number of differing areas - winning the Classics Trophy; Miniball and Netball teams winning their grades and the Rugby teams winning the Sassenach trophy. Success in the Otago epro8 challenge engineering competition and success at the Peninsula Art Exhibition were...

Tahuna young artist's Maraea Brooking Browne & Kaela Freeland receive awards.

Posted: Thursday September 6, 2018

Peninsula schools Art Exhibition show a display of creative works.

Success with Football

Posted: Thursday September 6, 2018

Tahuna girls selected to represent Otago.

Sassenachs Rugby Tournament 2018

Posted: Thursday September 6, 2018

Tahuna clean up at annual interschool rugby tournament! With the Year 7 Boys, Year 8 Boys and Year 7 & 8 Girls winning their grades!

Gymnastics Success

Posted: Thursday September 6, 2018

Over the past few months we have been competing in gymnastics competitions in order to reach our goal of the New Zealand Gymnastics Championships in October. A few weeks ago we competed in the South Island Champs in Christchurch in order to gain qualifying scores to get into Nationals.

Posted: Thursday September 6, 2018

Don't forget to enrol in the Spring Playball Holiday Programme. We will be operating from Bayfield High School during the upcoming holidays 8 am - 6 pm Daily. With specialised sports clinics delivered to children via our highly trained coaches, everyone is guaranteed to have lots of fun.

Music at Tahuna

Posted: Wednesday September 5, 2018

Mr Page reports on Music this term at Tahuna.

Albion Junior Cricket Club Dunedin

Posted: Wednesday September 5, 2018

Albion Cricket Club was founded in 1862, and is reputedly the oldest continuously existing club in Australasia

Room 9 are Curling Spheros

Posted: Wednesday September 5, 2018

Room 9 have been learning how to free drive and code the spheros. This is the current challenge they are facing!

Fun in the Music Room!

Posted: Monday September 3, 2018

We were very lucky to recently host the Junior Syndicate from Grants Braes School in the Music Room and the Performing Arts Room. Mr Lousley and Mr Page took the group through a session on the Djembe Drums followed by a session with Mrs Rouvi and the Kapa Haka girls.

Tahuna Students Making a Change!

Posted: Saturday September 1, 2018

We only have one planet, it is time to look after the environment and make a difference!

Room 9 Rock Climbers!

Posted: Saturday September 1, 2018

At the beginning of this term, Room 9 went to Logan Park to learn the ins and outs of rock climbing for their upcoming climb at Long Beach!

Miniball Success!

Posted: Friday August 31, 2018

Miniball is one of the most popular sports at Tahuna with an increasing number of players and teams.

Netball Tournament with the 8A Troopers!

Posted: Friday August 31, 2018

The 8A netball team had a great season this year, with some great wins taking 4th place overall. On Thursday, they competed in the Otago Tournament and had an awesome day!