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Marae Week- Traditional Māori Games

Posted: Wednesday October 28, 2015

The students loved the opportunity to learn and participate in a variety of Games & Physical Challenges with Mr Lousley.

The World Waits for no one...

Posted: Tuesday October 27, 2015

A quick drive to Kings and 11 Tahuna students got to hang with nine bands, 22 guitars, bass, drums, microphones, amps get the opportunity to jam with Jon Toogood of Shihad.

International Students at Tahuna

Posted: Tuesday October 27, 2015

For the last two weeks we have been hosting four Thai students in Rooms 14 & 7. The students of those classes have done a fantastic job of making our guests feel very welcome.

ShakeOut 2016

Posted: Thursday October 22, 2015

We recently took part in the nationwide earthquake drill ShakeOut. At 9.15am on the 15th October Tahuna and 1.3 million other New Zealanders took part in this activity.

Fundraiser - Car Boot Sale

Posted: Sunday October 18, 2015

This is a fundraiser for a former Tahuna student, Anna Cooper, who has been selected as the only Otago representative for THIMUN, 2016 (The Hague International Model United Nations). This is an amazing opportunity where 4000 students from around the world (22 from NZ)gather at The Hague to debate policy,...

Tahuna Ends Term on a High

Posted: Thursday September 24, 2015

It is always good to end a busy term with a fantastic school wide event and this week our annual athletic sports was one. Although the wind was cool, the conditions were dry and sunny and Tahuna students, organised in their house groups, competed with great enthusiasm and determination.

Late Breaking News..Tahuna finish 1st and 3rd in the Otago Extra Current Events final.

Posted: Wednesday September 23, 2015

A big night, a big crowd, some final words of advice from our Principal to the teams and we were underway for 100 questions on current events during 2015.

The new Cheery blossoms?

Posted: Wednesday September 23, 2015

Beaten 5-1 last time when they played John McGlashan, Tahuna A pulled off a meritorious win in the Dunedin Interschool Badminton Final!

"Aaron and the Argonauts!"

Posted: Wednesday September 23, 2015

It might be Greek and Roman to you and me but not to these lads at the Otago Interschool Classics Competition, 2015!

Otago Rugby Representatives 2015

Posted: Tuesday September 22, 2015

These holidays a group of boys are representing Otago in various tournaments. They have been training really hard in the lead up.

Water Monitoring at Tomahawk Lagoon

Posted: Tuesday September 22, 2015

Our extension scientists continue to collect water quality data at Tomahawk. As always we are under the expert guidance of Mr Andrew Innes from Healthy Harbour Watchers. Next term we will be holding our annual 'Bug Hunt' which focuses on surveying macroinvertebrates in the lagoon.

Rock Climbing-

Posted: Tuesday September 22, 2015

The tanks were full, the tires were pumped and the vans were loaded. Room Eleven were ready for their journey up the rough rocks and into the misty caves.

Tahuna Athletics Day 2015

Posted: Tuesday September 22, 2015

It was a bit on the cooler side for our annual athletics day. However, it certainly didn't dampen the enthusiasm and effort from the students.


Posted: Tuesday September 22, 2015

It's hard to believe that the holidays are looming and our Year 7 students are heading into the final term of their first year at Tahuna. It's been a busy year and will continue to be that way in Term 4.


Posted: Tuesday September 22, 2015

Our three performing cultural groups were a real credit to Tahuna at Polyfest this year.


Posted: Tuesday September 22, 2015

Over the term, members of this elective got to experience snippets of both cultures, including Petanque and a scrumptious combo on the final day.


Posted: Tuesday September 22, 2015

Seen here are the 2 winners of or Loud Shirt Day Competition. On Mufti Day, just over $500 was raised for the Hearing Association as part of the Loud Shirt Day appeal.


Posted: Tuesday September 22, 2015

Seen here are Majorie and her 2 special"friends" who came to collect this box of food and $100 on Mufti Day.

Polyfest 2015

Posted: Tuesday September 22, 2015

120 students, 9 tutors, awesome teacher and parent support all came together last week in what proved to be Tahuna Normal Intermediates finest evening.

Room 6 and 14 Tramp

Posted: Tuesday September 22, 2015

Pineapple Track and Ross Creek