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24th March, 9.22pm

On WEDNESDAY 27th MARCH make dinner easy and buy some pizza. $1 from every pizza sold at STOKES VALLEY DOMINO’S between 5pm-7pm will go towards our seniors camp. Thanks for…

Wheels Day

24th March, 3.43pm

Children can bring their wheels to school on Thursday 28th March (No e-bikes/ or other electronic wheels). They are able to decorate their wheels but there is no pressure to…

Colour & Wacky Shoe Day

23rd March, 10.47am

What an array of weird, wonderful and wacky shoes seen at school on Friday! There were also lots of brightly and colourfully dressed up kids too! Our student council were…

Highlights of Yesterday’s Floorball

21st March, 8.44am

Highlights of another exciting round of floorball down at the Walter Nash Stadium on Wednesday afternoon!

Pie Orders & Money Due in on Friday

20th March, 7.48am

The Year 5 & 6 Students were recently given an order form to sell a variety of savoury and sweet pies to friends and family. This is just a reminder…

Colour Day

19th March, 5.20pm

Kia ora koutou Whilst we hope and pray that this event in Christchurch is an isolated occurrence, I would like to reassure you about our school’s already established lockdown procedures….

PTSG Stock Clearance Sale this Coming Friday

18th March, 2.03pm

The PTSG will be having a stock clearance sale of chippies this coming Friday as school finishes. The chippies will be priced at a $1 a bag. Also on sale…

A Message from the Board of Trustees

17th March, 7.58pm

With the tragic attacks that occurred in Christchurch on Friday, the Ministry of Education (MOE) has sent schools information on how best to support our tamariki with dealing with the…

Movin’ March: Wacky Shoe Day is this Friday (22 March)!

17th March, 6.25pm

Wear odd shoes, big shoes, decorated shoes… anything goes!!! The Student Council will come around to each class and pick their two favourite pairs of wacky feet per class to…


17th March, 3.03pm

All paid union meetings around the country have been postponed so tomorrows school day is business as usual. This is as a mark of respect for the 50 children, men…

A Message From Principal Karen Poole

16th March, 10.25am

Kia ora koutou Such an incredibly sad time – there are truly no words to describe the terribly tragic events that have taken place in Christchurch. Obviously our thoughts are…

Touch at Fraser Park

15th March, 8.35pm

It was wonderful to be able to get to Fraser Park to capture most of the Tawhai Teams in action yesterday. Great tries seen & lots of happy faces. Lovely…

Measles Information for Schools 14 March 2019

15th March, 7.42pm

As you are likely aware, there is a large and ongoing outbreak of measles in Christchurch, with 26 cases as at 14 March. Auckland and Dunedin now also have measles…

Bake Sale Goes Down a Treat!

15th March, 7.14pm

A huge THANK YOU to all the parents/caregivers/whanau who so generously baked up a storm and provided some very mouth watering cakes, slices, biscuits etc for the Senior Students to…

Floorball highlights at Walter Nash Stadium 13 March

15th March, 3.32pm

Here are some photographic highlights of several floorball games taken down at the Walter Nash Stadium on Wednesday afternoon.

After School Sport Registration & Payment Information

15th March, 1.27pm

2019 AFTER-SCHOOL SPORT TEAMS- REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT INFORMATION TERMS 2-4 14 March 2019 Dear Parents/Caregivers It is now time to register students for 2019 after-school Netball, Tiniball, and Miniball sports…

Camp Bake Sale Fundraiser Tomorrow!

14th March, 1.35pm

A reminder that onn Friday the 15th of March, Ngā Manu will be holding a bake sale to fundraise for the year 5 and 6 camp. We will be selling…

NZEI Paid Union Meeting – Monday 18 March

12th March, 2.14pm

On Monday 18 March, teachers who belong to the NZEI (teachers’ union) will be attending a paid union meeting at 2pm. We will be encouraging parents to pick their children…

Camp Bake Sale Fundraiser

11th March, 6.28pm

On Friday the 15th of March, Ngā Manu will be holding a bake sale to fundraise for the year 5 and 6 camp. We will be selling homemade baking and…

Bake Sale Notice for all Year 5 & 6 Parents

11th March, 6.26pm

On Friday the 15th of March we will be having a bake sale to help fundraise for school camp. We would really like it if you could help us by…