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Marae Week Tech-Simply Awesome

Posted: Thursday October 27, 2016

As part of Marae Week our Tech Department was also caught up in all thing Māori.

DCC Cycle Skills Programme

Posted: Thursday October 27, 2016

The Tahuna Bike sheds have been filled to capacity over the past few weeks as our Year 7 students complete their Grade 1 & 2 cycle training with the wonderful team from the DCC.

Marae Week Maori design 

Posted: Thursday October 27, 2016

Year 7 students enjoyed their session in the workshop designing a gift or a Taonga with a meaning or story .

Marae Week Learning Experience

Posted: Thursday October 27, 2016

Did you know harekeke has many uses??

Digital Music @Tahuna 2016

Posted: Thursday October 27, 2016

Music this term is focusing on digital music. Kids have been using a range of apps and processes to create music with a specific emotional focus. Music is then added to imagery which enhances the feel of their music.

Dunedin Schools Orchestral Workshop 2016

Posted: Thursday October 27, 2016

Year 7 to 10 students from Dunedin gathered at the Kings and Queens Auditorium for the annual Orchestral Workshop. Students from Tahuna experienced the day for the first time.

Harakeke Weaving in Marae Week

Posted: Wednesday October 26, 2016

Room 19 weave with Harakeke

Never Too Old For Picture Books

Posted: Wednesday October 26, 2016

Room 16 discover the magic of picture books.

Writing About Anything

Posted: Wednesday October 26, 2016

Table Tennis 2016 

Posted: Tuesday October 25, 2016

Tahuna students achieve highly in Dunedin school competition and representative tournaments.

Important Community Message

Posted: Tuesday October 25, 2016

Recently in New Zealand, we have become more aware of rehabilitating people from prison back into the community. There is an official process that must be undertaken so people in the community concerned are informed of the situation. This means that they can both be supportive and stay safe.

Long Beach Rock Climbing

Posted: Monday October 24, 2016

Last week Room 1 travelled out to Long Beach for a day of rock climbing and exploring caves. We were lucky to have beautiful weather and we all enjoyed the experience.

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.