Kaharoa School

Term Two • 2021

Farewell Term One, Bring on Term Two!

What a lovely break to have Easter during the term, hope you all enjoyed it as well as the beautiful weather. It was so nice to see the children come back refreshed all ready for the rest of the term. We started the week with our Onesie Day and had children dressed as many interesting characters and in their favourite onesie. Money from the day went to Autism NZ. [Read More...]

Acting Principal - Rose Powley
B.O.T. Chairperson - Tony Thaugland
Kaharoa Road RD, RD6 Rotorua 3096
t: (07) 332 3444
e: office@kaharoa.school.nz
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KAHAROA SCHOOL NEWS

New School Principal

posted: Tue, April 13, 2021

Kia Ora Koutou Kaharoa Whanau, On behalf of the Kaharoa School Board of Trustees, I would like to confirm the position of our new principal has been appointed to Lynden Cook.

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DO YOU SHOP ONLINE? Fundraise for School with Reward Hub!

posted: Tue, April 13, 2021

Kia ora Kaharoa Whanau… we have some exciting news! We have just joined Rewardhub. This is a website where more than 100 leading brands will reward our school with donations, at no extra cost to you, when you shop online and are signed up to support us.

File Download: Rewardhub_Info.pdf

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Read for a Feed Project Outcome

posted: Wed, April 28, 2021

A project update from Finley English, Founder of the Read for a Feed project: Hi Everyone! Thank you all so much for your support towards my project. With your help, I was able to put together $200 to donate to the Salvation Army!

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Yoga Evening Classes at Kaharoa School

posted: Wed, April 28, 2021

Jenny Lux will be offering yoga classes for 8 weeks on Monday evenings in Term 2, starting 10 May. If you are interested, please contact her to sign up (see email below).

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CBOP Swimming Sports Results 2021

posted: Thu, April 15, 2021

Our qualifying swimmers took part in the annual CBOP Swimming Sports event at the Rotorua Aquatic Centre on Wednesday, 14 April. This event caters for experienced and novice swimmers, with the four swim strokes included across the range of events.

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Science Experiment: Rainbow Walking Water

posted: Wed, April 14, 2021

Here’s a science experiment you might like to try at home with your family over the school holidays. Your children will love the rainbow effect as the water “walks” through the cups! See below for the instructions and a demonstration.

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Structured Literacy in the Media

posted: Tue, April 13, 2021

The New Zealand Herald published the below article in November last year. It gives a good overview of the Structured Literacy programme’s benefits and differences, and the NZ situation. We encourage our Kaharoa Whanau to have a read (approx 3-5 minutes).

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Rimu Camp Thank You 2021

posted: Tue, April 13, 2021

Room Rimu had a wonderful time on camp at Tui Ridge last week.

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Glass Bottles Wanted

posted: Sun, April 11, 2021

Needed by end of term 1 for next term’s recycled glass elective: Empty Bombay Sapphire Gin bottles and Sky Vodka bottles. Unwanted tempered glass (broken or panes). Please deliver to the office by Friday 16 April, or email celiag@kaharoa.school.nz to arrange collection.


Congratulations Greer!

posted: Thu, April 08, 2021

​Congratulations to Greer Bennett who recently won an art award in the Acorn Foundation Junior Art Awards. Young people between 4-14 years of age were invited to create a piece of art in the theme ‘Te Taiao: Nature’ and submit it to the Tauranga Art Gallery.

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Onesie Wednesday!

posted: Thu, April 08, 2021

​It was fantastic to see so many of our fabulous children dressed in their onesies on Wednesday, and we raised $119.00 in support of Autism New Zealand! Well done everyone!

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Hell Pizza Reading Challenge 2021

posted: Thu, April 08, 2021

The Hell Pizza Reading Challenge is on again for 2021! Get your Pizza Wheels from your classroom teacher or Mrs Noel.

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Thank you to Judy Thompson of VIP Realty…

posted: Thu, April 01, 2021

Thank you very much to Judy Thompson from VIP Realty for running an Easter colouring-in competition for our junior classes.

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Change of Teacher Only Day

posted: Thu, March 25, 2021

Please note we have had to change the teacher only day in June. This will now be held on Tuesday, 8 June (not Friday 4 June). There will be no school for students on this day.


Hockey Registrations

posted: Wed, March 24, 2021

Registrations are now open for this year’s hockey season. If your child is interested in becoming part of a Kaharoa School team, please follow this link and complete the form by Friday 09 April.



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