KAHAROA SCHOOL NEWS

Rats Duathlon

posted: Wed, March 11, 2020

Well done to the children who challenged themselves and represented the school in the RATS Duathlon yesterday. Thank you to the parents who supported the children and provided transport, it is very much appreciated. Special mention to Casey Day who got 3rd place in the Y5/6 race and Kobe Stranks-Rose who got 2nd place in the Y7/8 race.

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Keeping Ourselves Safe (KOS) Programme

posted: Wed, March 11, 2020

KOS is In Term 2 - Weeks 1-3 we will be teaching the personal safety programme Keeping Ourselves Safe. Keeping Ourselves Safe has been designed to give students the skills to cope in situations involving abuse.

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Tawa Camp - Mi Camp Taupo

posted: Fri, February 28, 2020

A big thank you to our camp parents and grandparents who made our camp possible. Vanessa Bradley, Vanessa Paikea, Julian Dean, Guy Gaddam, Val Dean (aka Nana Val) Debbie Gaddam (aka Gran), Robin Lacombe.

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Room Rata Camp

posted: Thu, February 27, 2020

Room Rata would like to thank our AMAZING camp parents who came to Lakes Ranch with us - Sarah Paterson, Kylie & Rhys Johnston, Peter Roy, Amy Symmans, Sonia Sampietro, Erin Wynn.

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School Triathlon Results

posted: Thu, February 27, 2020

Well done to the children for challenging themselves against the course and each other in the School Triathlon today. Thanks to parents for making time to deliver bikes, support your children and encourage your child to participate and give it a go.

File Download: 2020_Triathlon_Results.pdf

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Kaharoa Beach Volleyball/Petanque BBQ Shelter

posted: Mon, February 24, 2020

A big thank you to Hunter and Mercedes Weaver, Kiara Lee, Sheridan Dixon, Karl Weaver, John Lee, Celia Grant and Brent Austin for the work on the BBQ Shelter Construction over the weekend. This will be a wonderful recreation centre for our school and community. Please keep clear of the construction area. A working bee for finishing will be announced shortly. An official opening and celebration is coming up on March 27, but all are welcome to use the court area in meantime.


Year 7 & 8 Immunisations - 2020

posted: Mon, February 24, 2020

​Please find attached a newsletter from Lakes District Health Board regarding the 2020 immunisation schedule for our Year 7 & 8 students. The newsletter sets out information regarding consent/non-consent and what immunisations will be available.

File Download: 2020_school_letter_to_parents_-_re_newsletters.pdf


Past Pupils Recently Recognised at WHHS

posted: Thu, February 13, 2020

​Congratulations to the following Kaharoa past pupils whose very impressive 2019 academic achievements have been recently celebrated by WHHS:

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Sunsmart Hamurana Bus Kids

posted: Mon, February 03, 2020

We are encouraging the Hamurana bus children to bring their own named cap/sunhat in their bags to wear after school while waiting for the bus for added protection from the sun. A reminder that we further strongly recommend that our students

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Congratulations to Kallista & Nando Pijnaker

posted: Thu, January 30, 2020

Congratulations to past pupils, Kallista and Nando Pijnaker on their recent achievements. Kallista finished her Mechanical Engineering degree with honours and has a job lined up with Fisher & Paykel working on breathing machines for hospitals. Nando has just signed his first professional contract with Grasshopper Football Club in Zurich, Switzerland. We wish you both the best in your future endeavours!

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Tennis Cup Winners 2019

posted: Mon, December 16, 2019

Congratulations to our 2019 Tennis Cup winners Emily Davies and Kobe Stranks-Rose. Runners up were Olivia Downs and Roen Siemonek.


Room Kowhai’s Sleepover

posted: Thu, December 12, 2019

Last week Room Kowhai had their end of year sleepover at school. We would like to thank all our parents who helped with the baking and fruit.

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Totara Trees

posted: Thu, December 12, 2019

We would like to thank Diane and John Coleman from Treeline Native Nursery for their kind donation of totara trees for our year 8 leavers. At Prizegiving, on Tuesday each Year 8 received a totara tree. Diane and John provided these trees again this year.

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Past Pupil Achievements 2019

posted: Wed, December 11, 2019

It is wonderful to hear about our past pupils achieving as they go on in their schooling, so we wish to extend our CONGRATULATIONS to our past-pupils who have received awards at the various High Schools that we have heard from so far…

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Congratulations to Oliver Croucher

posted: Tue, December 10, 2019

Congratulations to past pupil, Oliver Croucher, who has been selected as Reserve for the NZ vs AUS Trans-Tasman Young Rider Test at the Larsens Showjumping Championships being held in Gisborne in January 2020.

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