Monthly Archives for July 2014


Had some trouble getting through to the school last week?

At the end of last term, Aotea Electrical started the work of upgrading the school’s network. This will make sure that we are able to continue to use the lastest digital technologies with ease. As with all new things there are often ‘teething problems’ and this has been no exception. There were unexpected issues with […]


Our new haka

Mr Parker Ormond, from the University of Otago College of Education Dunedin Campus, came with a surprise to school – our new haka. Earlier in the year, Parker had offered to write a haka just for Newfield Park School [Te Kura o Nga Purapura]. Our first step was to collect ideas from our school community. […]


A whole new take on shooting for the stars!

Room 4 and Mrs Kerslake did not let the rainy weather get in the way of launching their rockets on Tuesday. Mrs Kerslake showed everyone how to operate the pump and then each group had a go. Room 8, Mr Pilsworth and Ms Carey couldn’t resist coming to watch.