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My design - Whaia i te angitū: Strive for success 

Posted: Monday December 5, 2016

Piere Tapsell, an outstanding artist has gifted an amazing artwork to Tahuna to be used in school promotions. We really appreciate the hard work and hours of time he spent doing this. Piere shares the meaning of his design below.

Elvis has left the building! (close...Mrs Chittock)

Posted: Monday December 5, 2016

After many years in the school office Mrs Chittock has decided to retire. Lots has changed in her time, first the abacus then calculators, computers and now iPads and drones! We will miss her cheery disposition and her exemplary phone ettiquette. Haere ra! Mrs Chittock all the best for the future.

Badge winner.

Posted: Monday December 5, 2016

Every Tuesday in term 4, I made it my priority to go to the inter-school badminton competition which for the Boys is held at 3:30pm.

The Pasifika Success Talanoa Celebration and Awards Evening

Posted: Sunday December 4, 2016

On Wednesday evening the Pasifika Success Talanoa Celebration was held at Bathgate school for schools in the cluster.

School Support

Posted: Sunday December 4, 2016

After the house fire that devastated the Carter family recently, it was wonderful to be able to offer our support in a practical way.

Holiday Viewing

Posted: Wednesday November 30, 2016

This holiday many people will be going to the movies and one I would highly recommend is Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them.

Picture Books in Room 19

Posted: Wednesday November 30, 2016

Room 19 have been working hard on creating Picture Books for 5 year olds.

Tahuna Favourite Speaks at Sports Prizegiving

Posted: Tuesday November 29, 2016

Anna Grimaldi returned to school today to speak at the Sports Prizegiving and present the Shanks Family Trophies. Anna also signed her photo on the Wall of Fame. We are incredibly proud of her achievements and she gave a very interesting speech about her journey to Paralympic Gold.

Shanks Family Trophy Winners for Contributions to Sport at Tahuna 2016

Posted: Tuesday November 29, 2016

Charlotte Underwood-Nicol and Jacob Murray take out the trophies this year from strong fields.

Girls' Cricket in Term 4

Posted: Monday November 28, 2016

Tahuna Girls' Cricket had great success in Term 4

Tahuna Students Visit St Kilda Kindergarten. 

Posted: Monday November 28, 2016

Room 6 visited St Kilda Kindergarten as part of their picture book unit. Students read a selection of picture books to their kindy buddies and interviewed them about their favourite picture books.

Peninsula Show Day

Posted: Sunday November 27, 2016

This Saturday 3rd December 10.30am Come and enjoy a great family day out!! Gold Coin donation at the gate – all proceeds go to: Coast Guard, Volunteer Fire Brigade,Portobello School, and Dog Rescue.

Tomahawk lagoon water testing 

Posted: Friday November 25, 2016

Alex, Louis and Nick spent most of Wednesday testing the water and counting fish. Nets had been set the night before ready for the big count the next day. They caught 395 fish in total and thousands of invertebrates.The day had been very successful but there was still much work...

Boys Cricket at Nationals

Posted: Tuesday November 22, 2016

A tough learning curve for the team that played at Lincoln. The tournament was played at a fantastic venue with outstanding facilities. It took a couple of days to adapt to the high standard and conditions and the team showed excellent improvement.

Thanks Jane & Ben @ Little Sister Cafe

Posted: Monday November 21, 2016

Tonight we were hosted at Little Sister Cafe at Islington. A big thank you from the team for putting on an awesome meal for the boys! It was great to get away from Lincoln and enjoy your hospitality. Thanks Jane and Ben!

Steep Learning Curve Today

Posted: Monday November 21, 2016

The boys were a little overawed today against our North Island opponents. We did show some good improvement but unfortunately our top order didn't fire in either game. Tomorrow is another day so hopefully we can get a few more runs on the board.

Cricket Royalty Welcomes Teams to Lincoln

Posted: Sunday November 20, 2016

Sir Richard welcomed the boys to Lincoln at the opening ceremony. Jacob did his first duties as captain and introduced the team to the other players and officials.

Cricket Boys Say Thank You To All Our Amazing Sponsors

Posted: Friday November 18, 2016

We are now back from our trip and although results didn't go as well as we would of liked it was an amazing experience for the team. On the first day the team was a little overawed and we started a little slowly.

Homestay families needed for 2017

Posted: Tuesday November 15, 2016

Tahuna continues to attract International students for short term stays.

PCT Challenge!!

Posted: Sunday November 13, 2016

The Police Competency Test Challenge is held annually at the Edgar Centre. 25 teams participated, with Tahuna contributing 4 teams. Read on for results.