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Literacy Quiz

Congratulations to Kaitlyn Marsh, George Clark, Charlie Cough and Nikisha Munro who represented the school at the Otago Regional Literacy Quiz at the end of Term. Nearly 60 pupils from schools across the Otago region participated[…]

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Picasso Inspired Art

Jacob Philpott and Violet Glendenning had an amazing time at a recent workshop presented by author Antony Penrose at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery. Mr Penrose wrote a 2010 children’s book called “The Boy Who[…]

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Go the Highlanders

Team Pohutukawa were  delighted to be given the opportunity to lead the highlanders on to the field at the first home game of the season against the Hurricanes. It was fantastic that they were able[…]

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Science and Technology Fair

Congratulations to all the children who entered the 2015 Science and Technology Fair. There was a wide range of topics under investigation, with some outstanding presentations. Dr Steven Sexton from the University of Otago College[…]

Ukulele Jam

Ukulele Jam

Over 900 students from Dunedin schools participated in the Ukulele Jam at Tahuna Intermediate. This annual two day event provides the children with an opportunity to make music together and is a highlight of the[…]

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ANZAC Commemoration

All classes have been learning about the importance of the ANZAC’s in New Zealand history, and why ANZAC day is such an important event for our country. 100 years ago in 1915 the ANZAC’s landed[…]

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Welcome Back Ben Smith

We had a lovely surprise yesterday when ex-pupil Ben Smith came to present the school with one of his  All Black jerseys.  It was the jersey he wore in the recent test against Argentina (his[…]

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School Musical

With nearly 900 tickets sold you would have to say “The Night At the Abbeys” was a fabulous success. The children worked incredibly hard over the first four weeks of term to bring an outstanding[…]

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Interschool Rugby

Each year the Greater Green Island Schools participate in an inter-school rugby and soccer competition. During term 3 the children bus to local sports grounds on Friday afternoons. Unfortunately this year the ground conditions have[…]

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Kids For Kids Concert

We are very proud of our amazing choir who performed at the Kids for Kids concert on Tuesday evening with Jackie Clarke. They gave it their all, and many people commented on how well behaved[…]