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A Wonderful Act of Kindness!

26th May, 2.10pm

On Friday we celebrated Pink Shirt Day to support the powerful movement to spread aroha and kindness, not just on the day but all the year round! Yesterday our youngest…


25th May, 4.24pm

Kia ora e te whānau This term our wonderful PTSG are organising a Spellathon. By now all the tamariki should have gone home with a notice explaining it all, a…

PTSG Newsletter

24th May, 5.33pm

Kia ora e te whānau To see what our wonderful band of PTSG Committe are planning in the upcoming months, please read the newsletter below. Thank you! PTSG Committe PTSG…

Nga Manu Certificates

20th May, 5.48pm

Kia ora e te whānau Mrs Poole was delighted to visit the Nga Manu classrooms this morning to present the Principal awards. Ethan & Hanna were also on hand to…

Pink Shirt Day

20th May, 5.21pm

Kia ora e te whānau What an awesome way to end our third week of Term 2 despite the weather! The tamariki turned out their wardrobes and managed to find…

Pink Shirt Day this Coming Friday!

18th May, 2.06pm

By taking part in Pink Shirt Day, our school/kura is a part of a powerful movement to spread aroha and kindness and end bullying. We are celebrating Pink Shirt Day…

School photos

18th May, 1.55pm

We are very pleased to finally have a date for our school photos. This will be week 1 of term 3 (25 July – 28 July). The final day to…

The Nga Kukari & Nga Manu Cross Country Event

17th May, 5.47pm

Apart from a spell during the Year 1 races, the rain held off for our annual Tawhai Kura Cross Country event on Monday morning. The tamariki gave it their all…

20th May Pink shirt Day

16th May, 8.55pm

By taking part in Pink Shirt Day, our school/kura is a part of a powerful movement to spread aroha and kindness and end bullying. We are celebrating Pink Shirt Day…

Nga Kukari Assembly

16th May, 3.15pm

Kia ora e te whānau The Nga Kukari team were super excited as this afternoon they came together in the hall for the first ever assembly for the year! Some…

Obstacle Course

13th May, 3.30pm

Kiā ora e te whānau The obstacle course which one of the planned events for Movin’ March month finally took place this morning on a beautiful crisp day! Our wonderful…

Tawhai Kura Hoodies

12th May, 5.41pm

We have had several orders for hoodies come in this term but before they are sent through to be made up, are there any Tawhai whanau who would like to…

Cross Country

9th May, 5.16pm

Kia ora e te whānau On Monday 16 May (postponement next fine day) we will be holding our Ngā Kukari and Ngā Manu Cross country events. Ngā Kukari races will…

Wheels Day_ The Photos!

6th May, 8.07pm

A lovely way to end our first week back at Tawhai Kura! The tamariki had so much fun either on bikes, skates, skateboards or scooters! The kaiako also enjoyed using…

The End of Week Certificates

6th May, 7.38pm

Kia ora e te whānau Another highlight of today was the Principal & Student Awards which Mrs Poole personally delivered to each classroom. It was so lovely to see the…

SplashSave’s Community Day!

5th May, 2.43pm

SplashSave is a new way to combat the drowning rates in New Zealand and around the world. Through our innovative program you and others will learn some key water safety…

Enjoying the Sunshine in Our First Week Back at Tawhai Kura

4th May, 5.26pm

Kia ora e te whānau, The resident photographer could not resist taking some fly-on-the-wall lunchtime photos of the tamariki having lots of fun in the sun today, whether it’s playing…

Wheels Day & Upcycle Day

4th May, 2.58pm

Kia ora e te whānau, As the fine Autumn weather is set to continue for another few days, Tawhai Kura will be having a Wheels Day this coming Friday 6th…

The Tawhai School Canopy- A Timeline!

2nd May, 10.43am

Kia ora e te whānau, I am sure that all the tamariki will be super excited to get back our Kura tomorrow so they can enjoy our new canopy. They…

A Very Special Visitor

14th April, 9.10pm

To cap off a perfect last day of term, our tamariki were blessed with a visit from someone incredibly special, the Easter Bunny! With a wiggle of his bunny tail…