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Newsletter: Issue 4 2017  

Newsletter • Issue 4 • 30 March 2017


We welcome the following pupils and their families to Wakari School. We hope you will enjoy being part of Team Wakari and our learning environment.

Sophie Whalan

Emily Clarke

Cayla Ford

Ava Moyle


21-31 Mar: Senior Swimming at Wakari School

3-12 Apr: Junior & Middle swimming with JC Swim School

3-4 Apr: Parent-Teacher Interviews

5 Apr: BOT Meeting 7:00pm in the staffroom

11 Apr: Heritage Photos

13 Apr: Last day of term one

1 May: Start of term two

20 Nov: Teacher Only Day

For 2017 term dates, click here.


Smiling Faces all around

by Chris Smith

Thanks to the families that attended are Whanau Hui recently, your input is incredibly valuable to making Wakari a fabulous place for all its pupils.

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Fun times with the Wakari School Garden Group!

by Heather Bonney

The Garden Groupers enjoyed a beautiful sunny afternoon in the garden last week, and then a delicious picnic feast made from our garden crops!

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Great Discussions at our Whānau Hui

by Heather Bonney

Recently, some of our Māori families attended a Whānau Hui held at school. This was a very positive evening where families who identify as Māori had an opportunity to meet one another and for us to have a discussion about the direction of our school. 

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Wakari Blue, proudly displaying their two trophies they won.

T-Ball season ends in a resounding success.

by Anna Lawson

The summer T-Ball season came to an end last Saturday with a prize giving at Bathgate Park. Wakari were amongst the winners on the day.

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#NZ Get Writing

by Caroline Brown

Room 2 have written to a buddy class in Auckland and they have received their reply.

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Important information

Winter Sports Registrations 

by Anna Lawson

Registrations close Wednesday 5th of April.

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Warriors Visit.

by Anna Lawson

Warrior Squad Members visit Wakari School.

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Easy lunches

Easy Lunches

by Easy Lunches

UPDATE: New prices

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Basketball Camp

Basketball Camp

by Bryce Horgan

Is your child keen to develop their basketball skills?

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Globe Theatre Holiday Show

by The Globe Theatre

Do you need a new way to amuse the kids over the school holidays?

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Relax kids Easter holiday programme

Relax Kids Easter Holiday Programme

by Relax Kids

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Thumbs Up!

Caught in the Act (16 - 29 March)

by Bryce Horgan

Once again there have been a lot of children caught in the act. Well done! Award winners are:

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AM I FIT Group Fitness Training


We are the best in the business for providing the fun and friendly fitness training environment you need.

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Beauty N Mind Derma Frac

Beauty N' Mind

by Beauty N' Mind

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Wards Plastering

by Wards Plastering

Wards Plastering is a locally owned and operated business that has been a long time supporter of Wakari School.

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Credit Union

Credit Union Otago

by NZCU South

Credit Union South, trading as NZCU South, is a 100% New Zealand owned financial cooperative. Credit Union is proud to sponsor Wakari School's newsletter.

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Tania Porteoius

Tania Porteous – One Agency Dunedin

by One Agency Dunedin

Tania is one of our fantastic sponsors of the newsletter. Please support Tania and the team at One Agency.

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Hair for You

Hair for You

by Hair for You

Hair for You has been a loyal sponsor of Wakari School since August 2009.

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