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Term 4 Table Tennis

Posted: Monday November 23, 2015

Every Thursday chosen students from different schools around Dunedin gathered at Kaikorai Valley College to compete in the Dunedin Schools Table Tennis Competition. Approximately 60 students arrived at Kaikorai Valley and battled each other in exciting games of table tennis.

Room 14 thanks our College students.

Posted: Saturday November 21, 2015

Room 14 has had some real cool college student teachers and this year was no exception. We say thank you to them and all college students who have come through Tahuna this year.

Tahuna entertains South Dunedins senior citizens...and loved doing so.

Posted: Thursday November 19, 2015

Question: How do you make an adult smile? Answer: Sing to them. That's exactly what our students did and they did so in style.

Armistice Day and Tahuna.

Posted: Thursday November 19, 2015

Rooms 13 and 14 represented Tahuna at this year's Armistice ceremony held at the cenotaph opposite Toitu. On the 11 hour of the 11 day of the 11 month 1918 World War 1 ceased.

Tahuna at Otago Champs.

Posted: Thursday November 19, 2015

Tahuna athletes appeared to have done very well this year. We were very well represented in a number of finals.

Armistice Day-Room 13

Posted: Wednesday November 18, 2015

Room 13 joined Room 14 on the 11th of November at Queens Gardens to commemorate Armistice Day. This was followed by a trip to Toitu Museum to learn more about World War I.

2015 Orchestral Workshop

Posted: Tuesday November 17, 2015

Tahuna students once again grab the opportunity to be part of a full day Orchestral Workshop. The day at Kings and Queens was thoroughly enjoyed.

Room 4 Hosts Mini World Cup

Posted: Monday November 16, 2015

Room 4 students hosted 2 junior classes from Musselburgh primary school for a "Mini World Cup Tournament" based on stepping up and using our Tahuna values. Each group chose a country to represent and had to use their creativity to decide on a suitable activity to take responsibility for.

Room 4 Recipes for Success

Posted: Monday November 16, 2015

Room 4 recently did a creative writing task on how to be successful once Mrs Toa left for the rest of the year. These are a few of them.

Introductory Robotics Holiday Courses 

Posted: Sunday November 1, 2015

Dates: 14 - 18 December (After School) 16-18, 21-23 December (Full Day) Time: 3:20pm - 5:10pm (After School) 9am - 2pm (Full Day) Location: Computer Science Department, Owheo Building, 133 Union St East

Marae Week Design

Posted: Thursday October 29, 2015

Fabulous week in the Tech block doing something new with Mr Arnold & Mr Boyes

Marae Week 2015.

Posted: Thursday October 29, 2015

Room 13 Tukutuku Panels.

Drama Based On The Maori Myth of Mount Cargill.

Posted: Thursday October 29, 2015

As part of our learning during Marae Week we created a drama to explain how a local landmark Kapukataumahaka (Mt Cargill) was formed.

Room 16 Learn About Maori Plant Use...

Posted: Thursday October 29, 2015

Students thrive on reconnecting with nature the holistic way

HARAKEKE - do NOT eat (there can be nasty consequences).

Posted: Thursday October 29, 2015

In Tahuna's exciting Marae Week, room 15 have been mainly focusing on harakeke.

Ka mate Ka mate!!

Posted: Thursday October 29, 2015

The All blacks are about to break out their famous haka "Kapo o Pango Sunday morning as they take on the Australians. This challenge has been a key feature in the success of our National team over our enemies.

Hangi for Lunch.

Posted: Thursday October 29, 2015

What a Way To Wrap Up Our Marae Week Experience!

Marae Week - Maori Art

Posted: Thursday October 29, 2015

Room 6 thrives with making Maori art patterns.

Mīharo mahi e koutou katoa –Amazing work by you all

Posted: Thursday October 29, 2015

Have a look at the wonderful creations made during Marae week 2015 in the specialist area.


Posted: Wednesday October 28, 2015

Room 18 were the proud winners of the 2015 Marae Week Poi-off!