Matariki Friday 28 June 2024 (public holiday)

Pānia a huge success

July 7, 2023
Matua Rāwiri Hindle (Ngāti Kurī) joined the staff on our visit to Wharerangi marae late in January this year as we started our journey that culminated in a fantastic show on the last Thursday night of term 2. Nearly a third of the school was involved in a show which ...
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Back to School if you're Ready

Tuesday 21st February Kia ora e te whānauHe mihi nui tēnei ki a koutou i roto i te āhuatanga o te wā. Koutou kua pā i te pouri, i te kino o te waipuke, nei mātou e tuku aroha ana ki a koutou.We want to acknowledge the challenging times we have all faced in the pas...
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SCHOOL CLOSED MON & TUES

Kia ora e te whānau. Given the potential for significant disruption and unsafe conditions as a result of conditions caused by Tropical Cyclone Gabrielle, we have made the decision to close the school for the next two days (Monday, 13 and Tuesday, 14 February). Students and ...
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Te Tohu Pai!

September 9, 2022

Our new sign is installed!

This week saw Pete, our caretaker, place the finishing touches on our new welcome sign. He's done a fantastic job on these. We've erected a sign by the Taradale road entrance and one in the Freyberg road entrance. For a number of months we have had trial corflute signs, and ...
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Mānawatia a Matariki

August 12, 2022

Remembering Marg and Heitia Hiha

Ka rere a Matariki, ka wera te hinu! Tamatea High School celebrated Matariki on Thursday 23rd of June by planting a native ngahere. With funding and support from Matariki Tū Rākau (NZ Forestry), Panpac Ltd, One Foundation, Ray Burkett, Leon Phillips and Ngāti Kahungunu Iw...
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Year 9 Homerooms

December 6, 2021
Tamatea High School is planning for all of their Year 9 classes in 2022 to be homerooms. Deputy Principal, Nicky Anderson oversees junior school learning and is a strong advocate of the homeroom system. Whaea Nicky says ‘Our homeroom students have the same teacher for the...
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This week the Tamatea High School Board of Trustees made the decision to sign up for the governments new ‘Donations Scheme’ which will mean that students will not be charged a donation to attend Tamatea High School in 2020.The new donations scheme will see the Ministry o...
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Liliana Rio is the Head Girl at Tamatea High School and has been a champion for her tungāne (brothers) in her role as Board of Trustees student representative. Like many schools around the country Tamatea High School had a rule that boys needed to be clean shaven. The boys ...
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Last Friday, the prefects at Tamatea High School organised a mufti day to give support to the Salvation Army food bank. Each student was required to bring a can of food instead of the usual gold coin. The response from students was fantastic and a huge amount of canned food ...
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