KAHAROA SCHOOL NEWS

Thank you Carl!

posted: Wed, May 27, 2020

A big THANK YOU to Carl Kyaw, who picked up 700 ice-cream containers from Tip Top in Auckland and bought them back to Rotorua for us.

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Congratulations to Don Hammond

posted: Sat, May 02, 2020

Congratulations to our past Kaharoa School Board Chair, Don Hammond, who has been elected as Board Chair to the New Zealand Centre for Gifted Children (NZCGC). Don’s (and wife Andrea’s) now grown-up children Rob, Isabel and Emily all attended Kaharoa School along with their Grandmother Ann Smith who worked as a valued staff member in our library. We wish Don all the best in this new role. He will certainly add value to this organisation. Below is the post put out by NZCGC

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We Won!

posted: Thu, April 16, 2020

We are one of the 10 winners of the Resene Wall Worthy Competition!

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Interschool Swimming Sports Results

posted: Tue, March 24, 2020

Congratulations to our place-holding swimmers following the Interschool Competition that was held on 6 March.

File Download: 2020_Qualifiers.pdf

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Cornerstone & Stepping Up Awards Term 1

posted: Fri, March 20, 2020

Congratulations to the following children who received the Stepping Up Awards for their class in Term 1 and to Lucy Barker, our Wheel Recipient.

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Congratulations to Wiremu Priest!

posted: Fri, March 13, 2020

​A huge congratulations to Wiremu, who won the Aniwell Sportsmanship Award at Land Rover Horse of the Year 2020. Equestrian Sports NZ said on their Facebook post, “Wiremu consistently displays great sportsmanship, a willingness to help and learn and is an excellent young horseman”.


The day Room Kowhai went bush!

posted: Thu, March 12, 2020

Room Kowhai went down to the Kokako Bush Block to enjoy the trees, birds, insects, and fungi.

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Thank you to TW Moore!

posted: Thu, March 12, 2020

A big thank you to TW Moore Pumice Supplies for donating the sand and aggregate for our new beach volleyball gazebo.

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Thank you from Rhythmic Rimu

posted: Wed, March 11, 2020

Room Rimu had a spectacular camp at Waihi in the last week of February, staying at Sapphire Springs Holiday Park and visiting various mining-related venues, local walks and of course the beach. Thank you to the wonderful parents who attended this memorable camp: Corrine Dixon, Brad Hohneck, Eddie Brake, Courtney Brunt, Jacqui English, Eden Ross, Vanessa Paikea, Jenn Transom, Shaun Coxhead.

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Rats Duathlon Results

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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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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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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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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