Kaharoa School

Term Three • 2021

A Word from our Principal

Students and staff are now settled back at school, with Alert Level 2 conditions around increased hygiene measures. It has been great to see students reconnecting, sharing lockdown stories, and getting stuck back into their learning. [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


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 School Enrolments / Term 3 - 2021 - Spaces are still available

posted: Tue, May 18, 2021

The Board invites applications from parents who wish to enrol their sons and daughters at Kaharoa School for Term 3 2021. Enrolment at the school is governed by an enrolment scheme, details of which are available from the school office.

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Latest news from our PTA

posted: Thu, September 16, 2021

Please find below the latest newsletter from our PTA including details of their upcoming fundraising initiatives and how you can help! Find the 16 September 2021, newsletter here:

File Download: Kaharoa_PTA_News_16_September_2021.pdf

Free Girls Football Coaching

posted: Thu, September 16, 2021

A Tu Manawa Active Aotearoa grant has allowed for a girls soccer initiative undertaken by Waiariki Girls’ and Women’s football and local junior clubs. These sessions are being delivered at Selwyn School for girls aged 7-12 years on Monday 20 and 27 September 3:45pm – 4:45pm.

File Download: Monday_Session_Sep_20th%2C_27th.docx

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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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Road Closure - RalleySprint

posted: Wed, September 15, 2021

On 26 September 2021 there will be road closures in place to accommodate a RalleySprint Event. This will include the road from the eastern end of Kaharoa Rd from the start of tarmac through to the junction with Penny Road, and Penny Rd up to the intersection with Te Waerenga Rd. This would be between the hours of 9.00am and 5.00pm. Due to the current level restrictions, unfortunately, no spectators are permitted.

File Download: 2021_Letter_to_residents_Level_2.pdf

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Hamurana Playcentre 15th Annual Spring Fair

posted: Thu, August 19, 2021

Hamurana Playcentre is still intending on holding their 15th annual fundraising Spring Fair & Grand Auction but at this stage, the event has had to be postponed. As soon as we are able to confirm a new date we will let you know. We look forward to hosting you soon!

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Lambs available

posted: Wed, July 28, 2021

A local family has some docked ram lambs to give away. They are East Friesian/Icelandic cross and the breed is great for milking. If you are interested, please contact the office. Please note these lambs were born prior to 20 July and therefore won’t be eligible to be entered into our Ag Day competition.

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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Lakes DHB - Community Oral Health Service

posted: Fri, July 02, 2021

Our Community Oral Health Service will be visiting school next week to provide flouride treatment to those children who are enrolled and whose parents/caregivers have indicated their consent. Recent communications from the service has advised that they are going through a challenging time with an increase in patients needing to be seen following the COVID lockdown. This situation will result in delays in visits to some schools in the area however, all schools will be visited. If your child needs attention at any time, an appointment can be requested at any of the fixed or mobile clinics that best suit you by phoning 0800 525 378, text 027 578 0275 or email teeth@lakesdhb.govt.nz.

Yoga Classes with Jenny Lux

posted: Wed, June 30, 2021

Bookings can now be made for: Yoga Evening Classes at Kaharoa School Tutor: Jenny Lux, IYTA (NZ) Dip. Where: Kokako Centre When: Mondays 6.30pm to 7.30pm, 10 weeks from 26 July to 27 September 2021 Cost: $100 for 10 lessons in Term 3 (or casual attendance $15 per lesson) Contact details: jenny.k.lux@gmail.com, 021 246 9526 What: Gentle hatha yoga, suitable for beginners. Yoga postures, breath work, relaxation and meditation. Focus on well-being, flexibility, strength and yoga philosophy. PLEASE B.Y.O. YOGA MAT & A BLANKET (THESE ARE NOT PROVIDED)

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