Kia ora koutou NZEI and PPTA teachers have voted to strike all day on Thursday 16th March. The majority of our staff are members of PPTA and NZEI, so we will not have enough staff on site to keep students safe. Therefore we are shutting the school for the strike day. We will have limited […]
There could be an odd shower, and the grass is a bit damp. Please bring a towel or picnic blanket to sit on. See you all soon.
Kia ora koutou Reminder we have Sports’ Day tomorrow at Hansen Park 16 Butler Street Opawa. This starts at 9am and finishes at 2:30pm. There is no transport from school, so students will need to be dropped off and picked up at the Sports’ Grounds. Whānau are welcome to stay for the day and support […]
Upcoming Events Message From Anita Kia ora e te whānau It has been a fabulous start to our school year. Thank you all for your contributions to our IEMs. This hui is fundamental in setting up your child for success. Thank you for making the time to meet with Home Base Learning Advisors to develop […]
Kia ora koutou, Our new date for Athletics Day is Thursday, March 9, 2023. On this day, school will be closed, as all staff will be at the sports’ day. Students must be dropped off between 8:30am and 9am and picked up between 2:30pm and 3:00pm at Hansen Park, 5 Ombersley Terrace, Opawa. There will […]
Kia ora koutou Unfortunately, the weather forecast for tomorrow isn’t great. Because we don’t want students to be wet and miserable, we are going to postpone the Sports’ Day. Postponement date and location to be advised. Normal classes will take place at Ao Tawhiti tomorrow instead of Sports’ Day. Students are still welcome to wear […]
Kia ora koutou. Athletics’ Day is Thursday, February 23rd, 2023. On this day, school will be closed, as all staff will be at the sports’ day. Students must be dropped off between 8:30am and 9am and picked up between 3pm and 3:30pm at Ngā Puna Wai sports’ ground. This is located at Augustine Drive in […]
Kia ora whānau, Tomorrow is our community get together. We are all meeting 5.30pm @ Margaret Mahy with BYO fish and chips. If we get loads of bad weather and the ground is too wet we will postpone until next week. If we postpone, we will let you know at lunchtime tomorrow. Otherwise, see you […]
Kia ora koutou Christchurch Civil Defence have asked us to share the following message with our community. We are expecting some bad weather later in the week. Residents are encouraged to prepare for rain and strong winds as Christchurch catches the tail of cyclone Gabrielle from tomorrow. Forecasts suggest the main rain period is expected […]
Kia ora koutou, Thank you all for a great first week for 2023. We started with our Mihi Whakatau and I would like to awhi our Kapa Haka rangatahi and tutors, our kaimahi (staff) and our whānau who attended and supported this event. Thank you for your patience while we sorted out our oversubscribed classes […]
Reminder that our Mihi Whakatau is tomorrow at 9am at Majestic Auditorium on Durham Street. Manuhiri (new students, staff and families) please gather in the foyer of the Majestic. Existing students and families are welcome to attend and can head into the auditorium. There will be kai at Ao Tawhiti after the Mihi Whakatau. School […]
Kia ora koutou Nau mai haere mai ki Ao Tawhiti Unlimited Discovery 2023. We are looking forward to welcoming everyone back to school and are excited about the year ahead. Apologies in advance, as this letter has a lot of information. However, remember that if you are unsure about anything, then talk to your child’s […]
Hi there Just a reminder to get an IEM booked for next Tuesday the 31st of January or Wednesday the 1st of February. The link to get to the booking site directly is… https://www.schoolinterviews.co.nz/code/sj894 If your device is requesting a code the code is sj894.
Kia ora koutou We are looking forward to seeing everyone back for 2023. Here is a reminder of the dates for the start of year. Tuesday 31 January and Wednesday 1 February IEMs. Please book in a time to meet with your Home Base tutor at IEM Booking link …. https://www.schoolinterviews.co.nz/code/sj894 The booking system is reasonably […]
Upcoming Events Message From Anita Welcome to our end-of-year newsletter. I would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate our fabulous whānau and hapori (families and wider community). The success of our special character is dependent on your contributions to our kura. Thank you to all our parents, caregivers and friends of the […]
Upcoming Events Message From Anita Kia ora koutou We are heading into the final weeks of term four and I want to acknowledge our students who are sitting their NCEA exams. They have worked hard and this is one of the biggest opportunities they have to showcase what they learnt. I would also like to […]
To support the planning of homebases this week, could you please contact the office, via email, if your child is not returning to Ao Tawhiti in 2023.