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Thank you very much …

Even though the weather was rough – wind and driving rain – hundreds of people came to the school fair last weekend. The children involved did a fabulous job and all the stall holders and car boot sellers helped to contribute to the atmosphere. We raised $1,800. Thank you very much. Ms Carey’s grandson loved […]


First Caught Being Good Assembly for the Term this Friday

We are really looking forward to celebrating our learning at the first ‘Caught Being Good’ school assembly for term 4. Remember that we have changed the start time to 2:15pm as there is so much to fit in that we were running out of time. Don’t miss out – remember there are only 9 weeks […]



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. […]



Kapahaka 2014

We are underway with our kapahaka practices for 2014. Our junior and senior team practices are held one after the other on Wednesday afternoons. At this early stage, there are almost 100 children who are interested in being a part of kapahaka. Newfield Kindergarten is entering a kapahaka team in the Polyfest festival for the […]



Batman was seen at Newfield Park School today!

Much to the delight of everyone, one of the parents at school came dressed as Batman to the Water Fun this afternoon. It is not everyday that you get to soak a superhero, a principal and your classroom teacher all in one go. The giggles and laughter could be heard out on Totara Street. Photos […]


Water Fun Postponed

Due to the cold wind today, the water fun has been postponed until Thursday, 10 April. It was great to see some Mums and Dads turning up today with their water pistols under their arms. We’ll see you back in two weeks time, ready for action!


Water Fun

For everyone for their great choices. Some who made lots of great choices will get lots of water fun, some who made some great choices will get some water fun. You will need to bring ~ a change of clothes that are allowed to get wet a towel a plastic bag to put the wet […]