Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Film Festival on What Now....

When we had our Manaiakalani Film festival in November, the What Now film crew were there. They showed their clip of the evening on the 4th December. Here it is.....

What Now - Manaiakalani Film Festival from KPE TV on Vimeo.

Friday, December 2, 2011

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Master Chef TC Style...

TCTV had a yummy time during electives today. There was cookie making going on in the food room. Well we just had to go and check it out.....didn't we?

Lunch Time Activities Day 2...

It was another beautiful day today and TCTV were there to catch all the action of the inter whanau competition continuing at lunch time.

Monday, November 14, 2011

Year 13 PE Camp

Check out the PE page HERE to see what the year 13 students got up to on their PE camp.

Lunch Time Activities

Our junior students at Tamaki College are being well looked after at lunch time now that the seniors have left. They have a full programme of activities with inter whanau competitions. Here is a short video of the first day.

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Film Festival 2011 - Girls League Champions

Here is the great video from the Manaiakalani film Festival of the Girls League Team celebrating their 3rd win as champions in a row!!!

Tamaki College Girls League Champions 2011 from KPE TV on Vimeo.

Film Festival Photographs

The film festival was absolutely fantastic!!! Here are some photographs from the day.

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Film Festival 2011 - Zombie Attack

Here is the Manaiakalani Film Festival entry from TCTV. ZOMBIE ATTACK !!!! Check out the other great movies in the festival HERE !!!

Friday, September 30, 2011

Namibian World Cup Support...TC Style!!

There have been flags, and food and match talk and all sorts of things going on at Tamaki College to celebrate the Rugby World Cup. Today's assembly was no different, with the focus being on Namibia. It started with a prayer in Afrikaans. Then there was a video collage. Then the senior boys did a "special" dance....

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Tamaki College students at the Rugby World Cup Opener..!!!

Come and visit the Maori Department page to see what a great opportunity students from Tamaki College had at the Rugby World Cup opening day !!!

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Loving those Adverts

The TCTV team love looking at TV adverts and thinking about how they can remake them. Here are the girls from the team doing a remake of the Crusher advert.

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Film Festival 2011

Well it's that time of the year again where the TCTV team have to start thinking about the film festival. This year we are having a competition where small teams have made very short ideas. These ideas are here with a voting form. What we want you to do is watch the ideas then vote for your favorite on the form. The idea with the most votes by Friday 16th September will be made into the full 3 minute film for the festival in November. Best Moves Horror 4 Tamaki's Next Top Model The 3 Master Toilet Cleaners Bullying Here is the voting form. Don't forget to click the submit button.

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Enrolling Now....

Tamaki College is enrolling now for 2012. Tamaki College Elstree Ave, Glen Innes Phone 521 1104, ext 820 reception Email - Please bring a birth certificate or passport and a copy of the student’s latest school report. A Parent or Caregiver should accompany the student to the enrolment.

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Talent Quest 2011 - Year 12 Singers

Talent Quest 2011 - Super Wockeez

Talent Quest 2011 - Grace

Talent Quest 2011 - Alfred

Talent Quest 2011 - Ashleigh

Talent Quest 2011 - OMG

Talent Quest 2011 - Pahira

Talent Quest 2011 - Sione

Talent Quest 2011 - Meela

Talent Quest 2011 - D-MER

Talent Quest 2011 - George

Talent Quest 2011 - Mamasitas

Talent Quest 2011 - Elima

Sunday, August 14, 2011

Ball 2011

Our students at Tamaki College look great in their uniforms, they look great on the sports field but they really dress up well when it is time for the annual senior ball.
TCTV was there at Sorento's last night to catch all the glitz and glamour of everyone arriving at this year's ball.

Thursday, August 4, 2011

The Warthogs Express

The TCTV team have been putting together another movie special. This time they have done a special version of Harry Potter.

Thursday, June 30, 2011

New Zealand Airforce visit Tamaki College

It was a really exiting day here at Tamaki College. The New Zealand Air Force visited in their helicopter which landed on the school field. Our students were out to watch as they came into land. Bay from the Tamaki College Service Academy was on the helicopter as it came from over the shore, around the Sky Tower and then into Glen Innes. On the return trip, Tulsa and Sone from of TCTV were on board.

Tuesday, June 28, 2011


The TCTV team have been celebrating the end of the exams by making a funny version of their own police show.
Here is episode 1 of "Waggers"...

Girls Rugby are just warming up!!...

The Tamaki College girl's rugby team are storming ahead this year. They came through their semi final with flying colours yesterday and they are really looking foreword to the championship final next week.
This video was put together by the team coach, to show the girls keeping up their fitness levels in a more unusual way....

Friday, June 10, 2011

30 Things in 30 Seconds...

The TCTV team have been looking at television adverts this week. They decided to remake one TC style!!!
Here is a remake of the Sky TV advert - "60 things your husband can do in 60 seconds". It is 30 Things to do at Tamaki College.

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Anti-Smoking Day

I has been Anti-Smoking Day this week. To bring this subject to the attention of our students, the TCTV team have produced a video about this subject. It was the  team's first try at filming and editing an interview. We hope you like it.

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Exam Preparation...

Exams are coming up and the TCTV team have prepared a video for you about how to approach your exams in a sensible manner and THINK about what you are doing...

TCTV Team...

The electives this year at Tamaki College have made it an exciting time for TCTV. We have various members of the team at different times of the week.
We are are here now, editing our new video for assembly this week and thought we would introduce ourselves...

Thursday, May 19, 2011


Thinking is the word of the moment here at Tamaki College.
TCTV has a new team this term and they have been working had on their first video for you to enjoy. They have planned everything before hand, acted in it, directed, filmed and edited it all themselves. In some cases, this was the first time at trying something like this.

Monday, April 18, 2011

Cross Country 2011

Check out the action of this years cross country event on the PE blog page.

Netbook Day for the Year 10's!!!!

Friday was an exciting day for our two Year 10 classes who are participating in our netbook trial this year. They were given their netbooks and were helped in setting it up and getting on their Google Docs accounts.
We had loads of help on the day from Mrs Burt, Neven and Jan, so a huge thankyou to them.
If you want to find out all the background information to the Manaiakalani Project, all the work behind the scenes and everything we have been doing over the last 3 years then check out the Manaiakalani website here.

Thursday, April 14, 2011


TCTV presents something new for the end of term.
Classic films done in 3 minutes!!
Here is the first one.
We hope you enjoy it.

Sunday, April 10, 2011

Year 13 Geography Trip

The Year 13 Geography class had a great trip to Muriwai Beach. Here is a video made by Emilou to show you what they got up to...

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Cyber Safety...

We all spend so much time online these days that it is really important to stay safe. Chantelle, from the Tamaki College TCTV team has put together this short video about being safe on Facebook.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

What's New at TC?....

The TCTV crew have been out and about checking even more things that are new at Tamaki College this year.
See what you think....

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Polyfest 2011 - The Kapa Haka Group...

The Kapa Haka group had a great time at Polyfest this year. They were a combined team with students from Glendowie College.

Here is a run down of their placings :-

1st place - Division C - out of 26 teams

Other placings:

1st over all - Moteatea (traditional chant)
1st Over all - Mita o te reo (Diction and use of Te Reo Māori)
1st Over all - Kaitataki Wahine (female leader)
2nd over all - Co-ed Mau rakau (weaponry)
3rd over all - Whakaeke (entry)
3rd over all - Whakawaatea (exit)
3rd over all - Poi
3rd over all - Kakahu Wahine (female costume)

TCTV were there on their dress rehearsal night and here they are...

Monday, March 21, 2011

Junior social 2011

The prefects and house captains have been working really hard recently to organise the Junior Social. The theme was "Rasta Vibes" and they decorated the auditorium beautifully for the night. The juniors had a great night of dancing.

Sunday, March 20, 2011

Year 9 Computer Scholarships....

It has been a great week at Tamaki College and on Wednesday night we had the presentations to our lucky Year 9 students who are receiving a computer scholarship this year.
Tamaki College would like to say a big thank you to the Mount Wellington Trust.

Saturday, March 19, 2011

Polyfest 2011...

It is that time of year again and here at Tamaki College the Samoan Polyfest team have been working really hard to get ready for the competition.
They had their Fia Fia night on Thursday night, where they performed to a packed auditorium of family and friends who had come to support them.

Here is a video from this dress rehearsal...

Here is the video of the the group's fantastic performance at Polyfest today...

Friday, March 4, 2011


Tamaki College values are being being looked at in depth over the year. The first one is respect.
The TCTV team have made a video for the value of "Respect".

Thursday, March 3, 2011

First 15 Squad show us what they are made of....

Last weekend, the First 15 Squad went to the Panmure Basin for a type of fitness training they had never done before. It was a mud run!!
Here is a video to show you how they got on. See if you can spot Mr Harris having a go.

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Christchurch Remembered....

Today at 12.51, Tamaki College students and staff gathered by the flagpoles at the front of the school, to hold our 2 minute silence as we thought about those in Christchurch.

Kia Kaha Christchurch. We are thinking about you.

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Introducing the Electives....

There is something new and exciting going on at Tamaki College this year. It is called the Electives!!
These happen on a Tuesday morning and a Thursday afternoon and give the students a chance to have a go at all sorts of different activities that they would not normally get a chance to try.
Examples include swimming, baking, anaimation, preparing for polyfest, to name just a few...
There is even a TCTV elective and that new team of Chantelle, Allen, Tulsa and Soni have put together this first video for you have have a little look at some of the electives.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Athletics 2011...The Entrances

During the build up for Athletics day, the competition is always high for the four houses to produce the best march on, on the day. The prefects and house captains work hard on their chants and dance moves and  make sure the that the rest of their house is well practiced for the events....
Here they are, see what you think.
Camera work by Allen and Tevita.





Athletics 2011...

It was a fabulous,  hot afternoon on Tuesday this week and Tamaki College had their Athletics Day. Parents and staff were out on the school field waiting for the students to arrive in their house groups. It was a very colourful sight as they came out one by one, ready for an exciting afternoon of competition.
TCTV were there to catch all of the action as the students came out and as they competed in all the races.
Here are the photographs of the afternoon...

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Girls Touch Team Start the Sporting Year off...

Check out the Sports Page to see how the Girls' Touch team did in the first sporting event of the year.

Netbook Imaging Day....

It was a huge day here at Tamaki College today. Two of our Year 10 classes are taking part in the year long net book trial for Manaiakalani. Today was the day that all the net books were sorted out and made ready to go. The students will be using these to produce their work on Google Docs, using our cluster wide wireless network.
We had lots of help from our friends at Point England School who came to train our two Year 10 volunteers. Sela, Josh and Helen came and helped Boaza and Jessica learn how to set up the netbooks.

Monday, February 7, 2011

Great Start to the New Year...

Welcome to a new year at Tamaki College!!!
We had a great start to the year last Friday when the whole school gathered on the marae to welcome our new Year 9 students and our new staff members with a Powhiri.