Wātaka – Event Calendar 2019

TE WĀHANGA TUATAHI – TERM 1

Kohitātea // January

  • M29 – Kore kura // No school, Auckland Anniversary
  • Tu30 – Rā tuatahi o te wāhanga tuatahi // Term 1, day one – All students return to school

Hui tānguru // February

  • M5 – Kore kura // No school, Waitangi Day weekend
  • Tu6 – Kore kura // No school, Waitangi Day
  • F9 – Pōwhiri, Kauriki Marae, 10.30am
  • M19 – Rā Kaimahi – Teacher only day 1
  • W21 – Whānau Hui
  • F23 – Kura Pōtiki – Taumarunui School Sports – Pōro karaehe // Bowls

Poutū te rangi // March

  • F2 – Whakataetae Kaukau o Taumarunui – King Country Secondary Schools Swimming Competition (THS Venue)
  • Th8 – Haere ki te marae o Ngāpūwaiwaha
  • F9 – Haere mai a Tākuta Anna Teata
  • M12 – Rā Kaimahi – Teacher only day 2
  • T13-Th15 – Kura Mātāmua Wānanga
  • W21 – Whānau Hui
  • F23 – Kura Pōtiki – Taumarunui School Sports – Kaukau // Swimming
  • Tu27 – Hauhake
  • Th29 – Hauhake Hāngi
  • F30 – Kore kura // No school, Aranga // Easter Friday

Paenga whāwhā // April

  • M2 – Kore kura // No school, Aranga // Easter Monday
  • Tu3 – Kore kura // No school, Aranga // Easter Tuesday
  • F6 – Kura Pōtiki – Taumarunui School Sports – Poiuka // Softball
  • M9-F13 – Matua Tū Taua Wānanga
  • Tu10 – Tākaro pirihimana // Police Sports (rugby / netball)
  • F13 – Rā mutunga o te wāhanga tuatahi // Last day of Term 1, start of school holidays

TE WĀHANGA TUARUA – Term 2

  • M30 – Rā tuatahi o te wāhanga tuarua // Term 2, day 1 – All students return to school

Haratua // May

  • Th17 – Kura Pōtiki – Taumarunui School Sports – Poikiri // Soccer
  • F18 – Kura Pōtiki – Taumarunui School Sports – Poikiri // Soccer
  • W23 – Whānau Hui
  • F25 – Rā Kaimahi – Teacher only day 3
  • F25 – Kura Pōtiki – Taumarunui School Sports – Rippa (tbc)
  • M28-Fr1 – Whakamātautau Waenganui Tau – Kura Mātāmua // Mid Year Exams Senior School

Pipiri // June

  • M4 – Kore kura // No school: Rā o te kuini // Queen’s Birthday
  • W6 – Wā uiui mātua // Parent Interviews
  • M11-Th14 – Kura Mātāmua haerenga ki Waikato // Senior school to Waikato
  • W13-F15 – Kura Pōtiki Haerenga ki Kākahi Marae
  • Th14 – Kura Pōtiki – Tech challenge
  • M18-F22 – Wiki o Matariki // Matariki Week
  • T19 – Hui Poumarumaru
  • W20 – Kura Mātāmua, 4.00-8.00pm – Wā uiui mātua // Parent Interviews
  • W20 – Whānau Hui (date tbc)
  • F22 – Kura Pōtiki – Taumarunui School Sports – Mahi tirotiro // Orienteering

Hōngongoi // July

  • M2-Fr6 – Matua Tū Taua Wānanga
  • F6 – Rā mutunga o te wāhanga tuarua // Last day of Term 2

TE WĀHANGA TUATORU – Term 3

Hōngongoi // July

  • M23 – Rā tuatahi o te wāhanga tuatoru // Term 3, day 1, All students return to school

Here turi kōkā // August

  • Fr3 – Rā Kaimahi Anake
  • Th9 – Matua te mana haerenga 1
  • M13-Fr17 – Wānanga Kapa Haka – Kura Mātāmua
  • Tu14 – Kura Pōtiki – Taumarunui School Activity – Uiui // Quiz
  • M20 – Rā Kaimahi – Teacher only day 4
  • F24 – Kura Pōtiki – Taumarunui School Sports – Oma paru // Mud run
  • Wiki o M27-Th30 – Matua te mana haerenga 2
  • Tu28-W29 – Kura Mātāmua NCEA – Whakamātautau haratau // Mock exams
  • Fr31-Su2 – Wānanga Kapa Haka (tbc)

Mahuru // September

  • F7-Su9 – Whakataetae Kurungaituku // Kurungaituku Netball Tournament
  • Tu11 – Kura Pōtiki – Taumarunui School Sports – Oma whenua // Cross country
  • Fr14-Su16 – Wānanga Kapa Haka
  • Fr14 – Whakakotahi ngā kura // Taiopenga rehearsal
  • W19-F21 – Taiopenga Festival – Taupō
  • W26 – Ngā Whakaahua // School Photos
  • F28 – Rā mutunga o te wāhanga tuatoru – Last day of Term 3

Wiki tuatahi o ngā hararei – Week 1 of the holidays: Matua Tū Taua Wānanga ā motu // National Wānanga

TE WĀHANGA TUAWHĀ – Term 4

Whiringa ā nuku // October

  • M15- Rā tuatahi o te wāhanga tuawhā // Term 4, day 1, All students return to school
  • M22 – Rā o te ringa raupā // Labour Day – No school
  • T23 – Kura Pōtiki – Manu Kōrero // Interschools Speech Competition
  • S27 – Rā Hāpori // GALA DAY
  • Tu30 – Rā Kaimahi // Teacher only day 5
  • W31 – Kura Pōtiki – Hākinakina Ngā Kura o Te Awa // Interschool Athletics – River Schools

Whiringa ā rangi // November

  • F2 – Kura Pōtiki – Hākinakina Te Rohe Tai Tonga // Athletics – Southern District
  • W7 – Kura Mātāmua – Ka tīmata a NCEA // NCEA externals begin
  • F16 – Kura Pōtiki – Taumarunui School Sports – Hākinakina // Athletics
  • F23 – Kura Pōtiki – Taumarunui School Sports – Pā whutupōro // Touch
  • Tu27-Th29 – Kura Mātāmua Tau 9-10 Noho // Year 9-10 Camp
  • F30 – Kura Mātāmua – Ka mutu a NCEA // NCEA externals end

Hakihea // December

  • Tu4 – Kai whakanui tau 13 // Year 13 Celebration Meal
  • W5 – Kai whakanui tau 8 // Year 8 Celebration Meal
  • F7 – Hui Tuku Taonga // Prizegiving – Kura Mātāmua rā mutunga o te wāhanga tuawhā – Last day of Term 4 for senior school
  • M10 – Rā Kaimahi // Teacher only day 6
  • W12-Fr14 – Kura Pōtiki Noho // Junior School Camp
  • F14 – Kura Pōtiki Rā mutunga o te wāhanga tuawhā – Last day of Term 4 for junior school