Photo Gallery 2012

Throughout the year we offer our students various opportunities to experience a range of activities and trips. From camping in tents on Motutapu Island, to the whole school walking from Coast to Coast.

Triple M

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So tough it was named three times!!! Triple M stands for Mean, Metal, Machine. This is a challenge course for the students to take risks on during breaks.


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On Wednesday 12 December our current Year 8 students of 2012 were celebrated at the annual Graduation.

Ngaruawahia Camp

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258 students, one camp, one giant adventure! The students experienced a variety of activities such as Paintball, BMX, Archery, Kayaks, Flying Fox and many more exciting things...

Union Vs Dilworth Rural Campus

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Our Rugby Union open weight boys were fortunate enough to play against Dilworth's Year 9's at their new rural campus. The boys tried hard, but did not have much luck. A great game and experience was had by all.

Art Festival

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In weeks nine and ten of Term 3, our students took time out of the curriculum and really focused on some quality pieces of art work.

League Vs Weymouth Intermediate

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The first of our tri-tournament games against Weymouth Intermediate School. The game was played hard and in good spirits. We were victorious, 6 tries to 3.

Cross Country

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On a beautiful Thursday afternoon, the students made their way out to the courts to give our cross country course a try. All put in 110% effort (even those who weren't big fans of running). Congratulations to Rimu House who won the competition overall.

Coast to Coast Walk

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To kick start our new term construct 'Cultural Challenge and Empowerment' we took the whole school to Onehunga and walked the 14 K's to the city - what a great day!

ANZAC Day March

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On ANZAC day, our eight school councillors and and members of Room 37 marched through Manurewa Town Centre in remembrance of the ANZAC soliders and lay a wreath.

Vovlo Ocean Race Visit

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A selection of our students were lucky enough to visit the Volvo Ocean Race Village, take a tour and get out on the water too!

Mini Athletics Day

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For the first time ever we held our first Mini-Athletics day. After a few delays due to the weather, a great afternoon was held on our school field.

CONGRATULATIONS to Kowhai for winning the event

Training Camp

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In March 2012 the whole school camped on Motutapu Island in tents and had to cook for themselves. This tied in with Term 1's context - Personal Challenge and Empowerment. The challenge was the four hour trek to Rangitoto's summit before walking to camp and setting up base!

Car Boot Sale

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In order to raise funds for Training Camp and ensure the students could eat, they had to raise money by running a class stall at the school car boot sale.

Swimming Sports

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The first chance our students get to compete against our other houses at the Paptoetoe Swimming pools.

CONGRATULATIONS to Kauri for winning the event

Family Fun Night

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Always a great start to the school year. Families meet their child's form teacher, have a picnic, sausage sizzle and play some party games!