Announcement : 

We have lots of lost property in the school office.  There are jackets and jerseys that have all been washed and dried. Tomorrow is the last day it will be in the school office!


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Term 2 Week 3

Kia ora,  Talofa Lava,  Kia orana,  Malo ni,  Hola,  Marhaba,  Fakalofa atu,  Bula,  Mingalaba  

Principal’s Message

Kia ora

Term 2 is all go. Mahinawa satellite class are now in their own room, Te Puna o Te Awaiti, the purple building. Work on our old “B” block, Te Awarua o Parirua is now underway with asbestos removal as the first step.

Last week our new students went on a bus trip to check out the featurse of our school pepeha and this week Tuna class are off to Battle Hill to see the tuna in the creek there.

Next week we will also head up too Maraeroa School for students to participate in a “Try Challenge” And all our regular programmes of Te Reo, Gagana Samoa, Kuki Airani and Homework Club are up and running.


Nga mihi

Katrina Day

What’s happening?

Term 2

Week 3

Thursday 11 May            Brandon Intermediate Visit   Year 5-6

Friday 12 May                 Battle Hill Trip   10am-12noon   Tuna

                                        Boxing   12:30pm -1:30pm

                                        Assembly   2pm   Kotukutuku

Week 4  


Tuesday 16 May              Te Reo Maori


Wednesday 17 May         Try Challenge     

                                         Homework Club   3:00pm-4:15pm                                 

Thursday 18 May              Gagana Samoa

                                         Kuki Airani

                                         Garden to Table                                       

Friday 19 May                  Boxing   

Board of Trustees

Kia Ora Koutou

Hope everyone had an enjoyable Easter and holiday break

Term 2 already – whanau – please look at getting Winter things ready for our children (clothing, shoes etc)

Flu vaccinations – please keep in touch with your GP clinic

As a Board we are pleased to welcome two new Board members Falefatu Nimarota and Jess Paki. There is still scope for others who are keen – happy to have a chat with anyone that wants to – a great opportunity to be a part of our school and help it grow – your input is important.

Thank you to all our staff that keep our tamariki safe and the mahi they do for our community.

As always – thank you parents for your continued support.

God Bless


Willie Te’o (Presiding Member)

 Office Updates

A reminder for all whanau that Variety Club sponsorship is available. Application forms are at the school office and Kerrin can assist with any questions. If children or families have a Community Services card then that is the only requirement for the financial information.

Due to recent measle outbreaks we are requesting immunisation certificates for all students to be provided to the school office as soon as possible please. This information is recorded in our Student Management System.


Welcome to our recent enrolments:

Tiale who has joined us from Tokelau.

Faizal, Fayyadh and Syafiyyah who have joined us from Malaysia.

Miriam who turned 5 and has joined her brother Simon here at school.


Tuna class in the garden as part of our Thursday “Garden to Table” programme.

 Pacific Health Scholarships

Please share the following with Pacific young people about the Pasifika Medical Association’s Pacific Health Education Scholarships 2023. 

There are 19 awards available, which aim to support Pacific students pursuing careers in health-related fields as well as medical professionals currently practicing in their respective area of work.

Applications close on 2nd June 2023

For more information, please go to Pasifika Medical Association’s website:

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