Pōtitanga māngai ākonga mō te poari kaitiaki. Student representative election call for nominations

Ao Tawhiti Unlimited Discovery Student representative election call for nominationsPōtitanga māngai ākonga mō te poari kaitiaki Nominations are open for the election of one student representative to the board of trustees.  A nomination form and a copy of this notice are being distributed to all eligible voters on the student roll. If you need more […]

Matariki this Friday

We are looking forward to welcoming you all to our annual matariki celebration this Friday. Here is the programme for the evening: 3.00 decorate the school, soup for afternoon tea 3.30 workshops – we still need parents to run some workshops*, see below 4.45 tidy up 5.00 performances** – more needed, see below, followed by […]

Nadine’s farewell

Our community is invited to come and farewell one awesome LA as she pursues a well-deserved life of leisure. Nadine has been involved with Ao Tawhiti Unlimited Discovery for almost 20 years as parent, teacher aide, Learning Advisor and Community Leader. We are really going to miss her sunny, positive nature and look forward to […]

One more survey…

I appreciate we ask you guys to complete a lot of forms… We find it is a useful way to gather information without blocking peoples’ inboxes… This one is asking for feedback on our school building and location – what’s working and what would help make it better. It is an anonymous survey, open until […]

Special Character Survey 2…Learners are encouraged to be creative, innovative and take risks.

Over the next few weeks we are going to be sending out a fortnightly survey that asks you a couple of questions about your understanding of each of our Special Character’s Guiding Principles. The Guiding Principles are listed below…# STUDENTS ARE AT THE CENTRE OF THEIR LEARNING.# LEARNERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO BE CREATIVE, INNOVATIVE AND […]


Here is a link to the PINs workshop descriptors. As ever, we are blown away by the offers for workshops, and incredibly grateful to our community for their generosity in offering opportunities for our rangatahi. The form for students to make their choices will go live later this week, watch this space.