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By Ngataki School / October 7, 2018

Our learning trip to Auckland and Wellington

A huge thank you to those parents who came with us on our trip. From Ngataki: Rangi, Jak, Renae, Lakita,...

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By Ngataki School / March 24, 2018

Tapotupotu Bay

Another awesome day exploring and observing with Te Hapua School, this time at Tapotupotu Bay.     

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By Ngataki School / March 10, 2018

Emma from Kelly Tarltons

We had a visit last week from Emma from Kelly Tarltons.  Emma shared about the turtle protection, care and release...

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By Ngataki School / March 10, 2018

Maitai Bay trip

Another great day was had last Thursday outside of the classroom learning about the moana and the different ways that...

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By Ngataki School / March 3, 2018

Cleaning up the school garden

It was hard work cleaning up the garden beds after the school holidays.  The years 4,5,6's along with their helpers...

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By Ngataki School / March 3, 2018

Math in the garden

Year 4 up enjoyed using the garden as part of their Maths learning.           

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By Ngataki School / March 3, 2018

Art with Whaea Yani

An enjoyable art lesson this morning with Whaea Yani.  We are learning how to sketch and shade by holding our...

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By Ngataki School / February 23, 2018

Trip to Henderson Bay

We took a trip to explore and observe Henderson Bay with Te Hapua school today.  Fun learning day had by...

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By Ngataki School / February 23, 2018

Te Reo with Whaea Vonnie

We are SO lucky this year to have Whaea Vonnie (Nana Vonnie) come in each week to teach us Te...

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By Ngataki School / February 23, 2018

Trip to Parengarenga Harbour

We had a fantastic time learning about Parengarenga Harbour with Te Hapua School.  Thank you Aunty Donna and Aunty Riria...

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By Ngataki School / February 23, 2018

Rhonda from Swim Safe

We had a good session on Thursday with Rhonda learning about how to be safe in the water.    ...

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By Ngataki School / January 20, 2018

Ngataki School Start Date 2018

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By Ngataki School / January 6, 2018

Celebration Day

Check out some of these cool photos from our celebration day that was held in week 1 term 4.

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By Ngataki School / November 3, 2017

Litterless lunchboxes

Every piece of packaging or excess food that we can save from landfill makes a difference. We are focusing on...

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By Ngataki School / November 3, 2017

Duffy Theatre

Duffy Theatre is always fun to watch.

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By Ngataki School / September 15, 2017

Te Wiki o Te Reo Maori

Here is a short snippet of the tamariki playing the ukelele during yesterdays lesson with Whaea Selena.  They love these...

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By Ngataki School / August 27, 2017

School Garden Update

Things are going well in the garden. We are preparing our beds with new compost and some blood and bone...

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By Ngataki School / August 27, 2017

Bottling with Whaea Ada

A very BIG thank you to Whaea Ada for giving us a day in the kitchen. After hours of slaving...

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By Ngataki School / August 27, 2017

Ukelele

Here are a couple photos of the seniors enjoying learning how to play the ukelele.  We are so lucky to...

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By Ngataki School / August 27, 2017

Trip to Maungapiko

We were so privileged to be able to spend a stunning day at Spirits Bay and climbing Maunga Piko. Our...

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By Ngataki School / August 27, 2017

Playground fun

Our juniors have been very innovative lately in the playground. They have been practising the Habits of Mind qualities of...

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By Ngataki School / August 9, 2017

Ukelele

We are really lucky this term to have Whaea Selena Bercic from REAP coming in on Thursdays to teach us...

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By Ngataki School / August 8, 2017

Ngataki Pa

What a cool trip this was! We all couldn't get over how high Ngataki Pa was. You could see North...

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By Ngataki School / August 8, 2017

Matariki Day at Waiora Marae Term 2

Matariki day at the Marae Another awesome day at the Marae last term. It wass lovely to have the chance...

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By Ngataki School / August 8, 2017

POWTOON

Today we had a POWTOON lesson led by Megan Doyle who had used this app to present her careers project...

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By Ngataki School / August 8, 2017

Utea Pa visit

We had a great day on our field trip to Utea (Signaling Pa) It was so high and you could...

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By Ngataki School / August 8, 2017

30 praise cards!!

Congratulations to these students that chose an ice cream sundae as their prize for receiving 30 praise cards at school.

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By Ngataki School / August 8, 2017

School Garden

The tamariki enjoy working out in the school garden.  The hens are doing well and we have had a steady...

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By Ngataki School / May 25, 2017

Congratulations Tommy

Congratulations to Tommy for getting 30 praise cards.  The prize he chose was an ice cream sundae.

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By Ngataki School / May 25, 2017

Volcanoes are erupting!

There was excitement in the sandpit as the volcanoes erupted.  Watch out dinosaurs the lava is spewing out and heading...

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By Ngataki School / May 25, 2017

Working in the garden with Whaea Betsy

On Wednesday the year 1 to 4s enjoyed sowing seeds with Whaea Betsy.        

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By Ngataki School / April 10, 2017

The 3D Printed Flax Snail Written by Stah Poutai

Our friends from Auckland Museum had a lovely gift that they sent us. It was a 3D printed Flax Snail....

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By Ngataki School / April 8, 2017

GUITAR LESSONS. WRITTEN BY KHYAH WIKITERA

Nearly every Friday we do guitar lessons with Matua Pat. We have learnt how to play different cord’s on the...

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By Ngataki School / April 8, 2017

Duffy hero visit. Written by Aaliyah Rutland

Last Friday we had two Duffy heros visit our school.  They were musicians and poets. We heard songs and books...

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By Ngataki School / April 1, 2017

Houhora Heads

We have started visiting Houhora Heads over the last couple of weeks.    We have spent time exploring the environment...

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By Ngataki School / April 1, 2017

Auckland Museum scientist SKYPE

On Tuesday the 28th of March we had our first 20 min Skype session with the education department of the...

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By Ngataki School / March 31, 2017

Trillian Trek. Written by Rena Herewini.

Last week we had the Trillian Trek come and visited our school.  First we went and sat on the deck...

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By Ngataki School / March 27, 2017

Virtual field trips. written by Ziyonne.

This week we have been following this Virtual field trip about Terehu Dolphins in the Bay of Islands. Virtual field...

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By Ngataki School / March 26, 2017

Math. Written by Tommy Doyle.

This week in statistic maths lessons we have been using the data from our Henderson Bay trips.  We have been...

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By Ngataki School / March 26, 2017

Kapa haka. Written by Khyah Wikitera.

Some tuesday’s we do kapa haka we learn songs.  Our teacher’s are called Papa Chris and Whaea Sandra sometimes they...

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By Ngataki School / March 25, 2017

Rarawa Beach, written by Tommy Doyle

For the last few weeks we have been  going on trips to Rarawa Beach,to collect data on the species we find...

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By Room 02 / March 7, 2017

Henderson Bay

Students enjoyed learning about the many different types of species and their habitats at Henderson Bay.  

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By Ngataki School / November 2, 2016

Duffy Theatre

It is always such an exciting time when Duffy Theatre come to visit and share the message about how important...

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By Ngataki School / November 2, 2016

Celebration of good learners day 2016

Check out the photos from our celebration of good learners day at the end of Term 3 at Waiora Marae....

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By Room 02 / September 6, 2016

Firewise visit

Firewise visit Dave came to share with us information on how to be firewise and keeping ourselves safe so that...

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