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Learning Mandarin!

Posted: Sunday February 28, 2016

Nĭ hăo! Lessons have begun for all of Tahuna's students as well as 10 other schools in the Otakou Cluster.

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Te Taiopeka Whānau? 

Posted: Friday February 26, 2016

We have a hui on Thursday 10th March at 5pm, Tahuna Staff Room. All whānau welcome.

Chocolate Fundraiser

Posted: Friday February 26, 2016

The chocolate fundraiser is going well again this year. We are hoping to have one more big push over the next week before we wind up at the end of next week. This is our one big fundraising event so please get in behind it.

NZ Post Boys Cricket Victories

Posted: Thursday February 25, 2016

The Boys First XI started off it's campaign with two victories last week.


Posted: Saturday February 20, 2016

4O Competitors and 20 medalled! Eight events four wins and a sack full of silver and bronze.

"Why be Average when you can be Amazing?"

Posted: Wednesday February 10, 2016

Having Adventures in the Great Outdoors

Posted: Wednesday February 10, 2016

Outdoor Education provides an opportunity to enhance the wellbeing of individuals, groups and communities by involving them in activities that foster adventure and challenge.

Sporting Opportunities in Term One

Posted: Wednesday February 10, 2016

Sports are underway already in Term One. Please remind your children to go along to meetings if they are interested in playing a summer sport.

Room 9 Visit the Otago Museum

Posted: Wednesday February 10, 2016

As part of our Year 8 Unit on Pasifika, all Year 8 classes will visit the Otago Museum to take part in the Maori Art and Music Education programme and the Celebrating the Pacific Education Programme.

What's Happening in Year 7?

Posted: Wednesday February 10, 2016

It has been a wonderful start to 2016 in Year 7 with our new Tahuna students looking fantastic in their uniforms and eager to be involved in whatever is on offer.

BYOD - Bring your own device at Tahuna

Posted: Wednesday February 10, 2016

Tahuna offers students the opportunity to bring their own device to school to support their learning

Students enjoying the new design benches in workshop A

Posted: Wednesday February 10, 2016

Six new mobile design benches have changed the way students can arrange their Technology learning environment.

Mandarin Language Assistants

Posted: Wednesday February 10, 2016

Tahuna is lucky enough to have three Mandarin Language Assistants joining us this year to support our classroom teachers in teaching Mandarin Chinese. We have welcomed, Liu Xin Yu, Ren Xin and Peng Zheng. They will be working in all our classes over the course of the year as well...

Staff Profile – Jess Cooper

Posted: Wednesday February 10, 2016

Miss Cooper liked Tahuna so much as a College Teacher she decided to come back and start her teaching career here.

Library popular place at lunchtimes

Posted: Tuesday February 9, 2016

The Tahuna library is incredibly well resourced and has a wide range of books and things to do.

Maths At Tahuna!

Posted: Monday February 8, 2016

Our vision is that at Tahuna all students will be given every opportunity to develop the knowledge, skills and confidence to use mathematics effectively in everyday life.

Chinese Students visit Tahuna

Posted: Monday February 8, 2016

For the first 3 week of the term we are lucky to have 15 Chinese students visiting from Beijing and Guangzhou.

Performing Arts at Tahuna

Posted: Friday February 5, 2016

Tahuna has become renowned for excellence in the Performing Arts. The opportunities for students to perform are many and varied, from performing at the closing ceremony of the Special Olympics to winning the Band Quest to performing for the Royal visit .

Karate Classes 

Posted: Tuesday February 2, 2016

Karate Tuesdays 6-7pm kids, 6-830pm adults. Saturday 2-3pm kids 2-5pm Adults. All beginners welcome.

Friday Night Junior

Posted: Tuesday February 2, 2016

For all Primary and Intermediate age children