Kaharoa School

Term Three • 2021

A word from our Principal

Building Work: Since coming to Kaharoa School, a lot of my work has been invested in building and property projects. There is a lot happening in this space with new fences, the recent waharoa build, upcoming painting on the admin block, and the exciting near completion of the Junior Classroom rebuild. The building company says not long to go now! It is possible we will be able to move into the renovated classrooms a few weeks into Term 3. [Read More...]

Principal - Lynden Cook
B.O.T. Chairperson - Tony Thaugland
Kaharoa Road RD, RD6 Rotorua 3096
t: (07) 332 3444
e: office@kaharoa.school.nz
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KAHAROA SCHOOL NEWS

Kaharoa School Enrolments / Term 3 - 2021 - Spaces are still available

posted: Tue, May 18, 2021

The Board invites applications from parents who wish to enrol their sons and daughters at Kaharoa School for Term 3 2021. Enrolment at the school is governed by an enrolment scheme, details of which are available from the school office.

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Lambs available

posted: Wed, July 28, 2021

A local family has some docked ram lambs to give away. They are East Friesian/Icelandic cross and the breed is great for milking. If you are interested, please contact the office. Please note these lambs were born prior to 20 July and therefore won’t be eligible to be entered into our Ag Day competition.


Kaharoa Kokako Trust Pest Control 2021

posted: Mon, July 26, 2021

Please find below the latest information from the Kaharoa Kokako Trust about their pest control programme in the area. If you use the Kaharoa Conservation Area, please make sure you read the safety precautions.

File Download: Kaharoa_Kokako_Trust_Pest_Control_2021.pdf


Latest News From Our PTA

posted: Thu, July 08, 2021

Please find below the latest newsletter from our PTA including details of their upcoming fundraising initiatives and how you can help! Find the 8 July 2021, newsletter here:

File Download: PTA_NEWS.pdf


Coding Lessons

posted: Wed, July 07, 2021

In today’s world, it’s essential for young people to learn how to create technology not just consume it. Coding NZ’s lessons empower students (9-18 years of age) with the tools they need and help give students the best chance at being successful in our increasingly digital age. Extend your child’s awareness and horizons. Free trial lessons available now at codingnz.com/signup.

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Room Rata’s Learning about Flight

posted: Tue, July 06, 2021

Last Thursday, Room Rata spent the day at the Classic Flyers Aviation Museum in Mount Maunganui. It was an awesome experience and allowed the children to see real life and replica planes that we have learnt about whilst studying Jean Batten. We had rides on a vintage fire engine, walked through a World War 2 Catalina and sat in the pilot seat of a Victa Airtourer T-3A! If you’re ever in Mount Maunganui with some spare time, check it out!

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Room Miro’s Catfishing Adventures

posted: Tue, July 06, 2021

Room Miro has been offered a wonderful opportunity to take part in some volunteer work to monitor and reduce numbers of Catfish in our lakes.

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Inter-School Cross Country Champs

posted: Mon, July 05, 2021

Congratulations to all our competitors on your wonderful achievement and we hope you enjoyed participating in the competition! Special mention to Rome Beazley who came 1st in the 9 year old boys, fantastic job Rome! If you would like to see him cross the line in first place, please see our Facebook page for the video. See below for some photos of our competitors.

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Lakes DHB - Community Oral Health Service

posted: Fri, July 02, 2021

Our Community Oral Health Service will be visiting school next week to provide flouride treatment to those children who are enrolled and whose parents/caregivers have indicated their consent. Recent communications from the service has advised that they are going through a challenging time with an increase in patients needing to be seen following the COVID lockdown. This situation will result in delays in visits to some schools in the area however, all schools will be visited. If your child needs attention at any time, an appointment can be requested at any of the fixed or mobile clinics that best suit you by phoning 0800 525 378, text 027 578 0275 or email teeth@lakesdhb.govt.nz.


Yoga Classes with Jenny Lux

posted: Wed, June 30, 2021

Bookings can now be made for: Yoga Evening Classes at Kaharoa School Tutor: Jenny Lux, IYTA (NZ) Dip. Where: Kokako Centre When: Mondays 6.30pm to 7.30pm, 10 weeks from 26 July to 27 September 2021 Cost: $100 for 10 lessons in Term 3 (or casual attendance $15 per lesson) Contact details: jenny.k.lux@gmail.com, 021 246 9526 What: Gentle hatha yoga, suitable for beginners. Yoga postures, breath work, relaxation and meditation. Focus on well-being, flexibility, strength and yoga philosophy. PLEASE B.Y.O. YOGA MAT & A BLANKET (THESE ARE NOT PROVIDED)

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Ka Pai Kai - Online Ordering

posted: Wed, June 23, 2021

Ordering delicious, wholesome lunches for your child has now become even easier! Ka Pai Kai Rotorua has included us in their online order system where you can place and pay for your order online.

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ICAS Assessments

posted: Wed, June 23, 2021

Once again, our school will be participating in the ICAS Assessments (International Competitions and Assessments for Schools) this year. ICAS is designed to target students’ higher-order thinking and problem-solving skills in English, Mathematics, Science, Spelling, Writing and Digital Technologies.

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Period Products

posted: Wed, June 23, 2021

Kaharoa School has signed up to receive period products from the Ministry of Education. These will be made available to our students who require them, free of charge. For more details please see the attached information sheet.

File Download: Period_Products_in_Schools_MOE.pdf


Kaharoa Kokako Trust News June 21

posted: Fri, June 11, 2021

Please see below for some health and safety information/warnings regarding the Kokako Block, and a request for help from willing volunteers for the next round of pest control activities.

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Mobile Phone Recycling

posted: Wed, May 26, 2021

If you have any unwanted mobile phones, please bring them to school and drop them in the collection box in the office for recycling. Phones collected help reduce waste sent to landfills, save valuable materials and energy and help look after New Zealand’s waterways. Did you know that after rainfall 69% of New Zealand’s rivers are deemed unsafe for swimming due to contamination? with statistics like this The Mobile Phone Appeal is excited to partner with Sustainable Coastlines as the chosen beneficiary for the appeal.

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