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Russell Playcentre

Mon Oct 31 12:13pm



Whanau Ora – Ngati Hine Health Trust

Fri Sep 23 12:46pm

Kia ora 

I have attached two flyers describing a couple of health initiatives from the Ngati Hine Health Trust.  All checks, consultations, and activities are free.


Mauri Ora Market

Project Island Song permission slips must be returned by 9.00 this morning so that we can get our information to the organisers. Nga mihi,

Wed Sep 21 08:57am

Project Island Song

Sun Sep 18 03:24pm

Kia ora whanau,

This reminder is for Year 5 – 8 students only.

Please return all Project Island Song slips as quickly as possible so we can send the information to our organisers.  We have enough parent helpers and cannot take anymore due to the size of the boat and the group. 

Nga mihi


Floating Classroom – Urupukapuka Island

Tue Sep 13 02:01pm

Kia ora koutou, 

Please keep and eye out in your Year 5 , 6, 7 and 8’s school bag this Thursday for a permission slip for Project Island songs Floating Classroom field day that will be on Thursday the 22nd of September. 

We also need a 3 – 4 keen parent helpers for the day. Please indicate on the permission slip if you are able to help. 

Kia pai to ra!


Office Closed

Wed Sep 07 02:01pm

Due to a bereavement, the school office will be closed for the remainder of the week. If you need to make change’s to your child/ children’s after school arrangements, please contact the school before 1:30pm. 

Our thoughts are with Ange and her whanau during this time. 

Kia pai to rā




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