KAHAROA SCHOOL NEWS

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!

File Download: RDP_Nando_Pijnaker.pdf

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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…

File Download: Kaharoa_School_Past_Pupil_Achievements_2019_%281%29.pdf

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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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Congratulations to Hannah Cox

posted: Mon, December 02, 2019

Congratulations to Hannah Cox who achieved 1st Class Honours in Food Science at Otago University! Well done, Hannah - an amazing achievement!


Thank You Grant & Crystal Plummer from Four Square Ngongotaha!

posted: Thu, November 28, 2019

A special thank you from the staff and students of Kaharoa School to Grant & Crystal Plummer from Four Square, for their ongoing support of our school. We greatly appreciate the special support the school receives from Four Square and encourage parents to use their store at every possible convenience.


Pool Opening

posted: Wed, November 27, 2019

Children have been testing the pool this week and “approve” the opening to everyone from next Monday, 02 December. If you haven’t booked your pool access tag yet, please get in touch with the school office.

File Download: Pool_Tag_Hire_Agreement_Dec2019.docx

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Need some help getting your property looking Tip-Top??

posted: Wed, November 27, 2019

There is a new local business in town “I’ll do it”. They will do outside property maintenance work for you - exterior cleaning, windows, section and maintenance, gutters, roof, driveways, fences, paths, lawns, tree-trimming and hedges. Book in for an exterior clean before December 23rd, mention Kaharoa School, and they will donate 5% to the School!

File Download: Ill_Do_It_ad.pdf

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Mobile Phone Recycling

posted: Thu, November 21, 2019

If you have any unwanted phones in your family or whanau, please bring them to school and drop them in the collection box in the office for recycling before the end of the term. Swapkit who have been running this initiative, will donate the proceeds of the sale of old phones to NZ charity Sustainable Coastlines.

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