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Room 4 Recipes for Success

Posted: Monday November 16, 2015

Room 4 recently did a creative writing task on how to be successful once Mrs Toa left for the rest of the year. These are a few of them.

Introductory Robotics Holiday Courses 

Posted: Sunday November 1, 2015

Dates: 14 - 18 December (After School) 16-18, 21-23 December (Full Day) Time: 3:20pm - 5:10pm (After School) 9am - 2pm (Full Day) Location: Computer Science Department, Owheo Building, 133 Union St East

Marae Week Design

Posted: Thursday October 29, 2015

Fabulous week in the Tech block doing something new with Mr Arnold & Mr Boyes

Marae Week 2015.

Posted: Thursday October 29, 2015

Room 13 Tukutuku Panels.

Drama Based On The Maori Myth of Mount Cargill.

Posted: Thursday October 29, 2015

As part of our learning during Marae Week we created a drama to explain how a local landmark Kapukataumahaka (Mt Cargill) was formed.

Room 16 Learn About Maori Plant Use...

Posted: Thursday October 29, 2015

Students thrive on reconnecting with nature the holistic way

HARAKEKE - do NOT eat (there can be nasty consequences).

Posted: Thursday October 29, 2015

In Tahuna's exciting Marae Week, room 15 have been mainly focusing on harakeke.

Ka mate Ka mate!!

Posted: Thursday October 29, 2015

The All blacks are about to break out their famous haka "Kapo o Pango Sunday morning as they take on the Australians. This challenge has been a key feature in the success of our National team over our enemies.

Hangi for Lunch.

Posted: Thursday October 29, 2015

What a Way To Wrap Up Our Marae Week Experience!

Marae Week - Maori Art

Posted: Thursday October 29, 2015

Room 6 thrives with making Maori art patterns.

Mīharo mahi e koutou katoa –Amazing work by you all

Posted: Thursday October 29, 2015

Have a look at the wonderful creations made during Marae week 2015 in the specialist area.


Posted: Wednesday October 28, 2015

Room 18 were the proud winners of the 2015 Marae Week Poi-off!

2016 Enrolments

Posted: Wednesday October 28, 2015

Enrolments are steadily coming in for 2016. If you have a child coming to Tahuna, or know a child who is coming that isn't enrolled yet, please encourage them to do so.

Angus Cameron - Basketball Star

Posted: Wednesday October 28, 2015

In the second week of the holidays there was a U13 South Island basketball tournament. The teams were Otago A,Canterbury Red and Black,North Canterbury,Southland Mid Canterbury and Nelson.

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.