KAHAROA SCHOOL NEWS

Congratulations to past pupil, Max Phillips

posted: Wed, September 11, 2019

Congratulations to past pupil Max Phillips. Max was the youngest recipient in New Zealand to receive a Certificate of Excellence in Highest Quality Milk Production from Fonterra.


Finalist for the Women of Influence 2019 Awards

posted: Wed, September 11, 2019

Kaharoa School congratulates one of the finalists for Women of Influence for the 2019 Awards, in the Category of Diversity- Karen Barker. Karen is the Manager of the Empowered Learning Trust.

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Outstanding contribution to this year’s 40/20-hr Famine

posted: Thu, September 05, 2019

Well done to all the children who took part in this year’s World Vision 40(20)-Hr-Famine. You can be very proud of your effort that raised a grand total of $1315 for the children in South Sudan.

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Rugby Success at Ellis Shield Tournament

posted: Tue, September 03, 2019

A big congratulations to Kobe Stranks-Rose and Ty Jackson​ who co-captained the Central BOP Ellis Shield team and after a very physical game edged out Eastern BOP to come away with a 33-29 win and bring the shield back to Rotorua.

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Bachelor of Teaching and Learning (Primary) Distance Study Option in Rotorua for 2020

posted: Mon, September 02, 2019

Rotorua student-teachers studying with the University of Canterbury (UC) in 2020 will receive direct support, including their own kaihautū (leader) from UC, a designated local study space, mentorship through local schools, and lecturers delivering study workshops face-to-face.

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Interschool Chinese Speech Competition

posted: Thu, August 29, 2019

​Congratulations to all the children who represented Kaharoa School at the Interschool Chinese Speech Competition on Friday. We had our best results ever at this event. Thank you to Mu Haiting for her work with the children. This is a tough competition so the children can be proud of their efforts. Results were

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Immunisations - Protection for Everyone

posted: Thu, August 29, 2019

With the current measles outbreak in New Zealand, especially in Auckland, it is vital to check if your child is fully immunised. This is not only important for the health and well-being of your own child, but also to prevent this disease from spreading further and affecting others.

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Kaharoa School August Update

posted: Mon, August 19, 2019

For those of you who might have missed it in the Ngongotaha News (the deadline came around too soon!), we have attached a little update from our school.

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Rugby Success

posted: Sun, August 18, 2019

Well done to Ty Jackson, Kobe Stranks-Rose, Hunter Weaver and Fletcher Sefton for winning for Ngongotaha the U12 final. All played well in a fast-paced game with lots of ball being distributed out to the wings from a strong forward effort. The play of the game was a pass on his 10-metre mark, just after half time, from Ty down the blindside to his wing who used his pace to score. Congratulations also to Rome Beazley whose U9 team won their final.


Beach Volleyball at Kaharoa School for Your Child

posted: Sat, August 17, 2019

The Kaharoa PTA is planning to build a Beach Volleyball/Petanque Court for use by the Kaharoa School and wider Kaharoa community.

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Spelling Bee Competition

posted: Fri, August 16, 2019

Congratulations to the children who represented Kaharoa School in the Spelling Bee. This was a tough competition with all children acquitting themselves well. The junior team of Cayden, Yiyang, Jessica and Ezra achieved second place after a close call when ashore was accepted over assure after the quizmaster hadn’t defined the word. Exciting stuff! Thank you to these children and Baylee, Elspeth, Fletcher, Jessica and Sulis for you ‘Can Do Kid - Give it a Go’ attitude.


A letter from our Board Chair

posted: Wed, August 07, 2019

​Please find attached a letter from Tony Thaugland, our Board Chair

File Download: Letter_from_the_Board_Chair_Aug19.docx


National Day of Support for Principals

posted: Wed, August 07, 2019

The teachers and support staff of Kaharoa School are joining their colleagues all over the country on Friday, 9 August, to call on the government to give primary and intermediate principals a fair deal. And we need your support as we stand up for our principal, and all principals! Teachers recently won pay parity with their secondary colleagues, because a teacher is a teacher regardless of the age of their students. But the government refused to give primary and intermediate principals parity with principals of comparably sized secondary schools, or any support for growing workloads. In small schools, principals are doing a complex job but often without any extra support and while...


Congratulations to Past Pupil

posted: Mon, August 05, 2019

Congratulations to past pupil Zak Swift. BA - Bachelor of Arts, BCOM - Bachelor of Commerce


Our New Puppet Theatre

posted: Fri, August 02, 2019

We would like to say a huge Thank You to Rob Grant, Kiara Lee’s grandfather, who so kindly donated a beautiful, hand-made puppet theatre to our school. What a wonderful addition to Room Matai, which no doubt will provide many hours of fun and creative play for the children!


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