Kaharoa School

Term Four • 2021

A Word from our DP

Good things to celebrate here at Kaharoa School! The sun is shining and the pool is open for our children. Coming into the final weeks of 2021 it is timely to stop, pause and reflect on what has been achieved this term. We are grateful for many of the usual events and opportunities our children have been able to take part in despite various alert levels throughout the year. [Read More...]

Principal - Lynden Cook
B.O.T. Chairperson - Tony Thaugland
Kaharoa Road RD, RD6 Rotorua 3096
t: (07) 332 3444
e: office@kaharoa.school.nz


Kowhai’s Ruru Boxes

posted: Mon, November 29, 2021

This year Room Kowhai made ruru boxes to help protect and house our native owl from predators. We would like to thank the Batchelor family for their kind donation of timber to build these and also Mr Alex Hartley for helping the students in Room Kowhai build them.

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The Tuck Shop is Back!

posted: Wed, November 24, 2021

​The Tuck Shop is open again for the next two weeks on Tuesdays and Fridays (except Friday 10 December). Below is the tuck shop menu and the order form. Please note that the students will be selling packaged items only (sorry, no chips). Sausage rolls and pies have to be pre-ordered the day before.

File Download: Tuckshop_Menu.pdf

File Download: Tuck_Shop_Order_Form_-_T4%2C_2021.docx_.pdf

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Out of Zone Enrolments 2022

posted: Mon, November 15, 2021

The Board invites applications from parents who wish to enrol their sons and daughters at Kaharoa School for Term 1 2022.

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Thank you Bunnings!

posted: Thu, November 11, 2021

A big THANK YOU to Bunnings Rotorua for their donation of 50 bags of potting mix! This will be used to fill our vegetable gardens.

File Download: Bunnings.pdf

Kaharoa kids learning some first aid…

posted: Thu, November 11, 2021

Annette from St Johns visited school this week. She dropped into each class and ran an age-based first aid session. Here is a note and some photos from Room Matai about their visit from Annette.

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Latest news from our PTA

posted: Thu, November 11, 2021

Please find below the latest newsletter from our PTA including details of their upcoming fundraising initiatives and how you can help! Find the 11 November 2021, newsletter here:

File Download: Nov_issue.pdf

Kaharoa Kokako Trust News

posted: Tue, November 09, 2021

KKT’s have shared their latest newsletter with us which will bring you up to date on some of their activities: It has been a busy year with some significant changes and improvements to our infrastructure and other less obvious changes (like this newsletter format).

File Download: KKT_Newsletter_November_2021.pdf

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Athletics Season is Starting!

posted: Wed, November 03, 2021

Did you love taking part in our school athletics this year? Fancy yourself as the next Dame Val or Nick Willis? Or maybe you would like to practice your sporting skills and just want to have fun and be active? Did you know that Sonny Bill Williams, Portia Woodman and Rieko Ioane all did athletics when they were at school? The skills you learn in athletics are the perfect foundation for almost any sport.

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Attention beginner or advanced swimmers…

posted: Thu, September 16, 2021

Orange Swim School and UAS/Te Arawa Swimming Term 4 bookings are open now for lessons. Join our friendly and professional team for Water Safety and Learn to Swim sessions with Orange Swim School or sessions with UAS/Te Arawa Swimming for advanced swimming, fitness and more.


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August/September 2021 Lockdown

posted: Tue, August 17, 2021

Welcome School Community, Please find below copies of correspondence regarding the current lockdown. Further updates will be posted here as they are available. Latest update Tuesday, 7 September.

File Download: Letter_4_-_Covid_19_-_August_2021.pdf

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Kaharoa Kokako Trust Pest Control 2021

posted: Mon, July 26, 2021

Please find below the latest information from the Kaharoa Kokako Trust about their pest control programme in the area. If you use the Kaharoa Conservation Area, please make sure you read the safety precautions.

File Download: Kaharoa_Kokako_Trust_Pest_Control_2021.pdf

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Coding Lessons

posted: Wed, July 07, 2021

In today’s world, it’s essential for young people to learn how to create technology not just consume it. Coding NZ’s lessons empower students (9-18 years of age) with the tools they need and help give students the best chance at being successful in our increasingly digital age. Extend your child’s awareness and horizons. Free trial lessons available now at codingnz.com/signup.

File Download: NZ_Coding.pdf

File Download: CNZ_Small.pdf

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Room Rata’s Learning about Flight

posted: Tue, July 06, 2021

Last Thursday, Room Rata spent the day at the Classic Flyers Aviation Museum in Mount Maunganui. It was an awesome experience and allowed the children to see real life and replica planes that we have learnt about whilst studying Jean Batten. We had rides on a vintage fire engine, walked through a World War 2 Catalina and sat in the pilot seat of a Victa Airtourer T-3A! If you’re ever in Mount Maunganui with some spare time, check it out!

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Room Miro’s Catfishing Adventures

posted: Tue, July 06, 2021

Room Miro has been offered a wonderful opportunity to take part in some volunteer work to monitor and reduce numbers of Catfish in our lakes.

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Inter-School Cross Country Champs

posted: Mon, July 05, 2021

Congratulations to all our competitors on your wonderful achievement and we hope you enjoyed participating in the competition! Special mention to Rome Beazley who came 1st in the 9 year old boys, fantastic job Rome! If you would like to see him cross the line in first place, please see our Facebook page for the video. See below for some photos of our competitors.

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