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Newsletter: Issue 10, 2018

Newsletter • Issue 10

9 August 2018


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.

Callum Wilson

Alex Wilson

Isla Tompsett

Ibrahim Taha

Edward Swainson

Jacob Parata

Andy He

Zach Guise

Setar Dam

Reece Roberts


15 Aug: Teachers strike - SCHOOL CLOSED

16 Aug: Little learners at 1.30pm

17 Aug: School assembly at 2pm

30 Aug: Little learners at 1.30pm

31 Aug: School assembly at 2pm

19-20 Sep: Year 4 Museum sleepover

28 Sep: End of term three

15 Oct: Start of term three

For term dates, click here.


Diverse opportunities for our Learners

by Chris Smith

What a great start to our 3rd term, the opportunities our learners are recieving are second to none.

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Home & School

Home and School Corner: August

by Home & School

Cheese rolls and First Aid Kits

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Aaron Mauger visits Wakari School.

by Anna Lawson

Aaron Mauger former All Black and current Highlander Head Coach, was at Wakari School to present the Wakari Cross Country awards.

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Hills Cross Country Results

by Admin

Read this article for results.

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Hills Cluster Cross Country

by Chloe Barton

On Tuesday some fantastic Year 4, 5 and 6 runners from Wakari school went to Balmacewen Intermediate to compete in the Hills Cluster Cross Country.

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Video: Cook Islands Week

The Year 2 Hub Learners Celebrate Cook Islands Language Week!

by Heather Bonney

Last week it was Cook Islands Language Week in New Zealand and the Year 2 learners had a great time learning all sorts of things about the Cook Islands!

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Tikanga Wakari sing beautifully at Flagstaff Church's Matariki event!

by Heather Bonney

Last month our Kapa Haka group, Tikanga Wakari, were invited to perform at the Flagstaff Community Church Matariki Celebration.

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EPro 8 Technology Challenge

by Caroline Brown

A team of four Year 6s recently represented Wakari at the EPro8 Technology Challenge held in the Balmacewen Hall.

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Enviro Kids Update

by Lynda Bardwell

On Thursday 26th July the Enviro kids walked up to the local church to meet with Brendan and Catherine from the DCC.

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Thumbs Up!

Caught in the Acts (5 July - 8 August)

by Admin

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

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Garden Group

by Lynda Bardwell

The sun was shining on Wednesday, so the Garden Group kids were busy adding compost to the garden. This will make our vegetables strong and healthy when we plant them. We also harvested some broccoli which we might get to eat!

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Life Education - Volunteers Wanted!

by Life Education

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Mini Marathon: 5-12 year olds

by Dunedin Marathon

This years Marathon will be held on Sunday 9 September. Read article for more information.

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Foster Carers Needed

Foster Carers Needed.

by Oranga Tamariki

Do you have what it takes to be a foster carer?

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Headlice Treatment

by Admin

There have been a few cases of headlice recently. This article provides advice on how to check and treat your child's hair.

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Taylor'd Medspa

Taylor'd Medspa

by Taylor'd Medspa

Proud supporters of Wakari School.

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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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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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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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