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Photo by Stuart Cameron

Principal's Desk

Stuart Cameron —

Tēnā koutou e te Whānau

I hope this newsletter finds you safe and well following this week's weather bomb and that you haven't sustained any damage to your home and property as a result of the flooding.

I was very thankful when I was watching the deluge come down that our Years 7&8 camp to Mt Cook Aoraki and Tekapo took place last week! We had a fantastic camp and were blessed with some amazing weather given the time of year. As you will see from the photo above, we were also blessed with some spectacular scenery that reinforced to all of us what a privilege it is to live in Aotearoa.

I would like to say a huge thank you to Lisa Dovey and her team for the fantastic job they did organising this experience. Camps these days are a massive undertaking, particularly with so many children spread over two sites. The fact that it went so smoothly is a testament to all of the planning and hard work that took place. I also want to thank the wonderful group of parents who helped out at camp during the week. It was a real pleasure to get to know them a little better in this context. 

Finally, we are delighted to welcome Caty Boberg to our staff. Caty has won the part-time caretaker/gardener position that was recently advertised. Caty brings a broad range of skills and experiences to the role and we are very much looking forward to working with her.

Ngā mihi nui

Stuart Cameron