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Elizabeth Kirkby - Masters - Room 4

Posted: Wednesday February 1, 2017

Hello my name is Elizabeth Kirkby and I am working alongside Yvonne Toa in room four, year eight, for the first half of the year. I have just completed a Bachelor of Educational Studies for primary education specialising in music.

Kate Walsh - Masters - Room 17

Posted: Wednesday February 1, 2017

Hi my name is Kate Walsh. I am in my last year at Otago University where I have completed a Bachelor of Education Studies. This year I am doing my Masters in Teaching and Learning. I endorsed my Bachelor in Physical Education as this is an area I am particularly...

Kirsten Pram - Final Year - Room 1

Posted: Wednesday February 1, 2017

My name is Kirsten Pram. I am from sunny Whangarei which is towards the top of the North Island. I love the beach, sports, being outside and art. I play football for Northern Football Club in Dunedin and this year will be my 3rd season playing for them.

Fiona Mackay - Masters - Room 5

Posted: Wednesday February 1, 2017

Tena koutou katoa, ko Fiona Mackay tōku ingoa. I am currently doing the MTchLn programme with my placement being in Room 5 with David. My specialisations focus on social work, sociology and guidance counselling, with experience working in the School Community Office of Dunedin Central Police.

Jessica Sharp - Final Year - Room 6

Posted: Wednesday February 1, 2017

My name is Jessica Sharp, and I am in my final year of Teachers College. I’m part of the Bachelor of Education Studies, which I focused my endorsement subject in Design and Textiles. The other placements I have been involved with were at St Clair School with year 1-2, Gleniti...

Ben Qauqau - Final Year - Room 10

Posted: Wednesday February 1, 2017

Kia Ora, Ni Sa Bula Vinaka. My name is Ben Qauqau and I am a third and final year student teacher who will be in Room 10 with Mr Wells for the year. I am looking forward to building great working relationships with my Year 8 class and to improve...

Anna Miskimmin - Final Year - Room 12

Posted: Wednesday February 1, 2017

Kia ora koutou, my name is Anna Miskimmin. I am a third year student at the College of Education. For the last year and a half I have worked as a youth worker in a home looking after teenagers.

Kaitlyn Wheeler - Final Year - Room 13

Posted: Wednesday February 1, 2017

Hello, my name is Kaitlyn Wheeler and I am a student teacher working in Room 13. I am currently in the final year of my Bachelor of Teaching degree at Otago University College of Education. My previous teaching placements were Fairfield School, here at Tahuna Normal Intermediate, Elmgrove School and...

Room 6-Fitness sessions are underway!

Posted: Wednesday February 1, 2017

Room 6 have been busy testing our beginning of the year fitness levels. We have been challenging ourselves with the beep test, block run and learning lots of new fitness and team building games.

Chocolate Fundraiser Ready to Go

Posted: Wednesday February 1, 2017

Next week our Chocolate Fundraiser will be starting. This is our major fundraiser each year and all proceeds will be going towards more iPads within the classrooms. This year we have opted for a different Cadburys product.

Music is the Strongest Form of Magic! 

Posted: Tuesday January 31, 2017

It's time to get your children involved in music at Tahuna. We have a variety of music opportunities ready for our students to take up.

Have a Great Holiday

Posted: Wednesday December 14, 2016

To all our school community, have a lovely Christmas and Happy New Year.

Prizegiving Trophy Winners 2016

Posted: Monday December 12, 2016

Thomas McEwen was awarded the Konica Minolta Most Valuable Student for all-round academic excellence at our prizegiving yesterday. As well as the trophy Thomas was given a cheque from the sponsors for $200

Christmas Presents!

Posted: Thursday December 8, 2016

This Week in Hard Materials

Posted: Thursday December 8, 2016

Check out a selection of this weeks Year 8 projects.

Impressive Performing Arts Showcase at Kings PAC

Posted: Wednesday December 7, 2016

An incredible array of Tahuna talent was on show on Wednesday night. Just a reminder of the performing arts activities that have been available for all students to take part in this year. It also showed how committed to providing quality extra-curricular activities Tahuna staff are.

Overcoming hurdles in 6th Tech

Posted: Wednesday December 7, 2016

Recently in year 7 6th Tech we made our own hurdles from newspaper.

Pulley fun with Ester

Posted: Wednesday December 7, 2016

The year 7's were seen swinging from the beams in the Science Lab this week!

Info Newsletter for 2018

Posted: Wednesday December 7, 2016

We can't wait to see all our new Year Seven's next year and our returning Year Eight's. Here is the link to our information newsletter to help all students settle in at Tahuna in 2018.

Tennis Success

Posted: Wednesday December 7, 2016

Recently I played in two intermediate tennis tournaments. The first tournament I won two of three matches and qualified for the next tournament. This one was much tougher and I played the top seed who eventually went on to win the tournament.