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  • Tawhai School Matariki Celebration 2024

    Tawhai School Matariki Celebration 2024

    Kia Ora e te whānau This year (with input from our Whānau group) we are going to look at a different way to celebrate Matariki as a school and community. There will be more information coming out over the course of the term but this initial notice is so that you can book this date…

  • Sausage Sizzle a ‘Sizzling’ Success!

    Sausage Sizzle a ‘Sizzling’ Success!

    Kia ora e te whānau, To cap an awesome day for our pink clad tamariki, our wonderful PTSG cooked up a storm to make sure that they got their sausage in bread in time for lunch! It made such a welcome change from the usual pizza lunches, delicious though they are too! Everything went like…

  • Tawhai Kura in the Pink!

    Tawhai Kura in the Pink!

    Kia ora e te whānau, It was a pond of pink as a good many of our tamariki, kaiako, support staff, and PTSG Committee turned out their wardrobes to produce an eclectic array of outfits to celebrate Pink Shirt Day and show a massive support for the KiVa anti-bullying programme! Even Ollie got in on…

  • Footsteps Dance

    Footsteps Dance

    Kia ora e te whānau, During Term 2 our Kura have been enjoying the expertise of the dance tutors from ‘Footsteps Dance’, a company which specialises in curriculum-based movement programmes for students aged 5-15 years old. Each week all the ākonga across the kura gather in the hall to learn new routines using the 5…

  • Sausage Sizzle this Coming Friday 17th May

    Sausage Sizzle this Coming Friday 17th May

    Kia ora e te whānau, Just an added bonus to the upcoming Pink Shirt Day this Friday, is that our wonderful PTSG will be running a sausage sizzle in front of the staffroom. Whānau can purchase them online via the kindo app which will be open until Thursday 16th May at 9.00am, (click on the…

  • Tawhai Kids are KiVa Kids!

    Tawhai Kids are KiVa Kids!

    This year we have introduced an evidence-based bullying prevention programme called KiVa. The goal of KiVa is to prevent bullying and is based on three main elements: prevention intervention monitoring As part of our KiVa program we are looking forward to supporting the upcoming Pink Shirt day on Friday 17 May. By wearing “pink” we…

  • Term 3 Week 3 News Update

    Term 3 Week 3 News Update

    Kia ora e te whānau, To view Tawhai Kura’s latest news update, please click on the pdf doucment below:

  • Tawhai School Cross Country

    Tawhai School Cross Country

    Kia ora e te whānau, Despite the inclement weather which meant a bit of jiggling and juggling of races, the annual Tawhai Kura Cross Country went very well! Our most senior ākonga in the Ngahere Hub started the ball rolling with their races yesterday morning, the Kopara Hub in the afternoon, and our youngest tamariki…

  • Glen Road – disruption to traffic

    Kia ora e te whānau Just an update on progress with the renewal of the water mains. We have been advised that this work is now going to begin on Monday 13 May. As mentioned at the end of last term, this will cause significant disruption. Please carefully consider drop off and pick up points…

  • Cross Country Tomorrow Thursday 9th May

    Cross Country Tomorrow Thursday 9th May

    Kia ora koutou, Just a reminder that our annual Cross Country is taking place tomorrow morning, May 9th on the school grounds. The children have been training hard at school and are ready to go. Here is the information you need to know. Event Schedule: Date: Thursday, May 9th Time: Horoeka Hub (Year 0-1) Races:…

  • PTSG Sausage Sizzle

    PTSG Sausage Sizzle

    Kia ora e te whānau, Our wonderful PTSG will be holding a sausage sizzle at the kura on Friday May 17th. (see notice below!) Kindo will be open online in 1 day, Thursday 9th May and will close off on Thursday 16th May. See insights and ads Boost post All reactions: 22

  • Mihi Whakatau

    Mihi Whakatau

    Kia ora e te whānau, What a beautiful day for Tawhai Kura to hold their second Mihi Whakatau for the year! The whole kura assembled under the whakaruruhau to welcome the Manuhiri ( visitors) which also included kaiako Anna O’Dea. Everyone stood for the karakia, Tiro Atu and then the whole school sang the waiata,…

  • Whānau Hui

    Whānau Hui

    Kia or e te whānau, The Whānau Group will be holding a hui on Monday 6th May at 6.00pm in Room 1.

  • Mihi Whakatau Next Tuesday!

    Mihi Whakatau Next Tuesday!

    kia ora e te whānau, On Tuesday 7th May, Tawhai Kura will be holding a Mihi Whakatau to welcome new Tawhai whānau and kaiako. This will start at 9.00am,

  • Cross Country Next Week: 9th May!

    Cross Country Next Week: 9th May!

    Kia ora koutou, Our annual Cross Country is taking place next Thursday, May 9th on the school grounds. The children have been training hard at school and are ready to go. Here is the information you need to know. Event Schedule: Date: Thursday, May 9th Time: Horoeka Hub (Year 0-1) Races: 9:15 AM Kopara Hub…

  • Welcome to Term 2

    Welcome to Term 2

    Kia ora e te whānau, A very warm welcome back to all our Tawhai whānau! To view the news to kick off the term, please click on the pdf document below:

  • Term 1 Week 9 Newsletter

    Term 1 Week 9 Newsletter

    Kia ora e te Whānau, Please click on the pdf file below to view the latest Tawhai Kura news update!

  • U Day!

    U Day!

    Tawhai School was a sea of blue and green today! Everyone got into the UHUb spirit raising money and awareness of UHub. Thank you so much to everyone who dressed up and donated coins for U Day, and a special thank you to Addi, Liam and Dana, our Community Tū Rangatira, for planning the whole…

  • Attention All Parents

    Attention All Parents

    Parents Cyber safety Evening We want our school to be a safe place. Because of the rapidly changing times, our tamariki are growing up in, and the mounting challenges and harms they are facing online we need to start talking about and tackling this as a community. As such, we have organised Filmmaker, Author and…

  • Whānau Readers Needed!

    Whānau Readers Needed!

    Kia ora e te whānau, Thank you to those who have already come forward to be part of our `whānau reading programme. However we are still needing more volunteers to fill the spaces! You just need to come in once a week (or fortnight) and read with individual students who need some extra reading mileage,…

  • Sports Registrations For Term 2 Open Today

    Sports Registrations For Term 2 Open Today

    Kia ora e te whānau, Sports Registrations have now opened up on Kindo for netball and tiniball/miniball for Term 2 https://shop.tgcl.co.nz/app/shop/kindo/sports Thank you Renee Saul Sports Coordinator