Friday, June 17, 2016

Matariki Celebrations - Day 5

A great week of Matariki Celebrations was topped off today with a fabulous Haka competiton.



Puriri



Kowhai



Totara



Rata



The Finale


Thursday, June 16, 2016

Matariki Celebrations - Day 4

The auditorium was the place to be this lunch time at Tamaki College where the Matariki Quiz was in full swing.

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Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Matariki Celebrations - Day 3

The Amazing Race hit Tamaki College at lunchtime today. The teams were ready, the clues were ready and there was lots of running round the school.

Here were the clues....

Clue
Make a stand for Aotearoa.
Manawatau is a large building.
Direct yourself to location of the other Mr Jones.
Where the palm trees sway.
Technically it’s the
Hodge Building.
Borrow from the
Whare Pukapuka.
A line-up of nations.
Emerge into life again.



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Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Matariki Celebrations - Day 2

It was another fun lunchtime here at Tamaki College. The Matariki Celebrations continue with more whanau group competitions.
Today it was food eating and races.



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Monday, June 13, 2016

Matariki Celebrations - Day 1

Matariki celebrations started in style this week at Tamaki College.

First of all, the whole school gathered around the flag poles and we went live on the Tamaki College Facebook Page for the Matariki flag raising ceremony.


At lunch time the activities for the week started. We had a "what's on the plate?' competition and a kite decorating competition.


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Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Samoan Language Week

Science Road Show

Tamaki College hosted the Science Road Show again this year.
Our lucky Year 9 students and students from neighbouring schools were able to visit and learn loads of really cool stuff about science!!
Link to the Science Roadshow here...







Here is the LIVE video that TCTV streamed to the Tamaki College Facebook page.
Click this link to check it out.


Westpac Helicopter Simulator

Our lucky students got to fly the Westpac Helicopter simulator this week.
Check out the Facebook post here... as Tamaki College went live on Facebook to record this event!!




Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Trades Academy Opening 2016

Trades Academy Opening 2016
It was a fabulous evening in the Tamaki College Library last night. The Trades Academy students were all gathered with their families for this year's opening.
John Cole from BCITO was there as a special guest for the occasion.


Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Year 9 Scholarship Presentations.....

Thanks to Samsung for our Manaiakalani scholarship devices. Our Year 9 scholarship students are very lucky and had a great night last night at the presentation with their parents.







Sunday, February 28, 2016

Athletics 2016

It was a hot day on Friday and the whole school was out on the field for the 2016 Athletics day.
Lots of practice showed in the chants and all the athletes put in loads of effort in their competitions.

If you want to see the rest of the photos, click here







Here are the march ons...



Here are the chants....
Rata Chant


Kowhai Chant


Puriri Chant


Totara chant




And... there was also a dancing telly tubby.....!!




Friday, February 12, 2016

Powhiri 2016

It was a beautiful morning here at Tamaki College for our Powhiri to welcome our new students and staff.








Check out more photos from the powhiri here