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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 […]



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. […]



Poi and Pizza

A couple of weeks ago Newfield Kindergarten and Newfield Park families and staff combined forces to make poi for each of our kapahaka teams. It was a great night to meet people and it was all finished off with pizza and a natter. Thank you everyone that came along and helped.  



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 […]


Koha Kai ~ Term 2, 2014

Kia ora and welcome back to Term 2. You will be pleased to know that Koha Kai is bigger and better this term – running three days a week – Monday, Tuesday and Wednesdays. Menu options went home today and there are plenty of order envelopes at the school office. Don’t forget your gold coin […]