Kapa Haka Performance Group

We have a very enthusiastic Kapa Haka performance group which is being developed under the careful tutelage of Nikita Whaitiri, Mrs G and Mrs Elliot. We are currently teaching the rest of the school waiata ready for our visit to Waimakariri Marae on Wednesday 23rd March.

We are looking forward to starting Kapa Haka practises again in Term 2 :)

  • Kapahaka Songs

    Here are some links to the lyrics of the songs we are teaching, and where possible, youtube links to help our students learn the tunes. Please play the links so the children...
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  • Z Station Performance

    Tauwhare School Kapa Haka Performance Group (whew, there's a mouthful!) were very fortunate to be asked to perform at the new Hamilton Z on Kahikatea Drive to officia...
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School Swimming

Keep an eye on this space for new and upcoming events at our school.  All future events are noted on the calendar as soon as the date has been set...

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Mt Pirongia

Trip to Mt Pirongia

We had a fantastic time at Pirongia Forest Reserve testing the water and looking for macroinvertebrates.

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School Info

HIwi the Kiwi Presentation

Pupils may enter the school grounds from 8.30am and should be collected as soon as possible after 3.00pm unless they are attending after school care...

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