Kaharoa School

Term Two • 2021

A warm welcome, awhi aroha

Thank you to the students, staff and community at Kaharoa School for your warm welcome and awhi aroha (loving embrace) at the pōwhiri yesterday. Click 'Read More' to read my Prinicpal's Letter for this fortnight. - A brief introduction from Mr Lynden Cook (new School principal) - Before and after School Care - please make use of this! - Term 3 Enrolments - Bus Safety. [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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Latest News From Our PTA

posted: Thu, June 24, 2021

Please find below the latest newsletter from our PTA including details of their upcoming fundraising initiatives and how you can help! Find the 24 June 2021, newsletter here:

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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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Support Local and Save with an Entertainment Membership

posted: Wed, June 23, 2021

Has your Entertainment Membership expired or are you interested in obtaining a new Entertainment Membership? Love local - make a difference by supporting local business and our school… and save! For a limited time (until 30 June) there is a school holiday special - free upgrade to Multi City when you purchase a Single City membership.

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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.

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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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DO YOU SHOP ONLINE? Fundraise for School with Reward Hub!

posted: Mon, May 17, 2021

Kia ora Kaharoa Whanau… we have some exciting news! We have just joined Rewardhub. This is a website where more than 100 leading brands will reward our school with donations, at no extra cost to you, when you shop online and are signed up to support us.

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Book Week!

posted: Thu, May 13, 2021

Last week was Book Week. We started the week with a visit from the popular New Zealand author of the Dragon Brothers and Dragon Defenders book series, James Russell. Mr Russell gave a talk to both the junior and senior teams then very kindly ran two writing workshops with some of our keen writers. We would like to acknowledge his donation of two of his books to our school library - these are proving very popular, so it was great to get extra copies. Thank you to the Room Totara display team (Mya, Farah, Jade and Melissa) who set up the library with a dragon-themed display in anticipation of Mr Russell’s visit. We finished the week with a fancy dress day - dress as your favourite book...


40 Hour Famine: 25-27 June

posted: Wed, May 12, 2021

A fun event for children and families to raise funds for food for children in sub-Saharan Africa. Children aged 8-13 years can do a maximum of 20 hours of no eating or could choose to do 20+ hours without something else (that would be hard to do without) to raise money. There are ideas on the World Vision FAQs page here. Children under 8 years can also participate by doing a different challenge, for example no furniture, no-TV, or the no-talking challenge. This year we will again be doing the Famine online.

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FREE Coaching for Character Workshop

posted: Wed, May 12, 2021

Sport BOP are offering a Coaching for Character workshop for coaches, athletes, parents and managers.

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Forest Harvesting - Kaharoa Road

posted: Mon, May 10, 2021

Dear Kaharoa Whanau, This is a quick notification about an upcoming harvesting operation in the Kaharoa Forest along Kaharoa Road. Attached is a letter outlining the details, however, the dates had changed slightly and the operation will only start tomorrow, Tuesday 11 May (to last around one month), with increased truck traffic to start next week. I have been assured that the contractors will do their best to avoid truck traffic during our ‘rush hours’ between 8-9am and 2.30-3.30pm.

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Read for a Feed Project Outcome

posted: Wed, April 28, 2021

A project update from Finley English, Founder of the Read for a Feed project: Hi Everyone! Thank you all so much for your support towards my project. With your help, I was able to put together $200 to donate to the Salvation Army!

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Yoga Evening Classes at Kaharoa School

posted: Wed, April 28, 2021

Jenny Lux will be offering yoga classes for 8 weeks on Monday evenings in Term 2, starting 10 May. If you are interested, please contact her to sign up (see email below).

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