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Newsletter: Issue 12 2016  

Newsletter • Issue 12 • 22 September 2016


We welcome the following pupil and her family to Wakari. We hope you will enjoy being part of Team Wakari and our learning environment.

Paige Wylie


21-22 Sep: Museum sleepover - Year 4


10 Oct: Start of term four

20 Oct: Little Learners at 1.30pm

21 Oct: FULL Assembly at 2pm

24 Oct: LABOUR DAY school closed

26-28 Oct: Year 5 Camp at Waiora

2 Nov: Board of Trustees meeting

For 2016 term dates, click here.


The Arts show the way this term

by Chris Smith

140 Wakari tamariki graced the stage at the recent Polyfest and had a ball.

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Swimming Lessons at Wakari!

by Jill Clarke Swim School

Find out how you and your children can take swimming lessons at our pool next term.

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Little Gardens

Little Garden

by Room 12

See what Room 12 and 13 are doing with their little garden.

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Term dates

Term Dates 2017

by Admin

Read the term dates for 2017 here.

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Room 9 Gymnasts in Action!

by Heather Bonney

The flexible gymnasts from Room 9 had great fun earlier this week with our Sports Activator, Coach Naomi.

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Fun times at our Whānau Wānanga! (Family Day/Workshop)

by Heather Bonney

Last weekend we hosted at Whānau Wānanga (Family Day/Workshop) at Wakari School.  This was an opportunity for our families to come together and explore some of our beautiful Māori arts - such as poi and flax weaving (harakeke).

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Otago Māori and Pacific Island Festival 2016

by Heather Bonney

Well Done to our Wonderful Kapa Haka Students! Last week our Kapa Haka group, Tikanga Wakari, did a fabulous job at Polyfest! 

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The Garden Groupers Celebrate!

by Heather Bonney

It has been a busy, productive term in the garden at school, and yesterday the Garden Groupers came together to enjoy some delicious (garden grown) treats!

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Rippa 2016

Rippa at Forsyth Barr 

by Murray South

On Saturday the 16th of September some of the Wakari school students participated in a Rippa rugby game at the stadium.

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Susie Bates

Susie Bates Visits Wakari

by Senior Syndicate

The White Ferns Captain visited Wakari School recently.

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Junior Folk Dance Evening

by Anna Lawson

The Junior Folk Dance evening held on Tuesday night was a resounding success.

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Arts Rotation - Middle Syndicate

by Lisa Lowden

For the past few weeks the Middles have been exploring many Arts elements.

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Our Little Garden is Growing!

by Shaun Robinson

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Discovery Friday 

by Lisa Lowden

The last two weeks Discovery Friday in the Middle Syndicate has been all about the Human Body.  

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Holiday Security

by Admin

Your help is needed!

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by Admin

Term 4 is sunhat time!

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Fair trade Morning Tea

by Cathy Logie

The Enviroschools Group organise a Fair Trade morning tea for the staff.

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Thumbs Up!

Caught in the Act (7 - 21 Sep)

by Admin

Once again there have been a lot of children caught in the act. Well done! Award winners from 7-21 September

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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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