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1st and 2nd Interschool Cross Country!
Great photo courtesy of WANGANUI CHRONICLE... Savannah McDougall and Charlie Cook finishing 1st and 2nd in the 9 yr old girls' event at the Wanganui Interschool Yr 5/6 cross country at Aranui School today .... 31 schools attended and over 100 entrants in each race! CONGRATULATIONS GIRLS!!... More Information »
Snow Falls During Holidays!
Our families around the Mangaweka / Ohingaiti areas areas are calling it the heaviest dumping of snow in over 20 years and some are still without power ten days later. We had a reasonable fall in town too with this photo taken at 9am on the first Thursday of the holidays. Check out one or two more photos on our Facebook page.... More Information »
Year 7/8 EPro8 team are REGIONAL WINNERS!
This Hunterville School team took out the Yr 7/8 division of the EPro8 regional final in Palmerston North mid last week, from a finals pool of ten teams. This was certainly no fluke as they had won their semi final two weeks earlier ahead of eleven other teams in their semi. The regional competition involved 58 teams from schools from the Southern Hawkes Bay, Manawatu, Horowhenua, Rangitikei and Wanganui. EPro8 represents “Engineer, Problem Solve, Innovate” and involves teams of four racing against the clock and the other teams, using their creativity to build structures and devices to perform a series of set tasks. The EPro8 equipment provided includes lengths of box aluminium, nuts and bolts, batteries, cogs, pulleys, chains, wheels, motors, and electronic switches / alarms, etc! Pictured from left: Zoe Nydegger-Monks, Hine Marino-Maangi, Alec Murray and Harry Cherrie... More Information »
Many thanks to all the school kids and families who were part of this morning's Anzac Day dawn parade. It was great to see our school having a presence at this big event on our community's calendar. Pictured are Head Boy and Girl BEN BLACK and HAANA KILMISTER laying a wreath on behalf of the school during this morning's service... More Information »
Pictured: Connor Hurley and his mate! There were scarecrows, pumpkins and sunflowers galore at our Harvest Festival on Friday. On top of that there was plenty of FREE fun and games with the likes of: dunking machine, guess the lollies in the jar, whip cracking, pumpkin rolling, gumboot throw, vuvuzela blowing(!), decorated pumpkin, apple/lemon bobbing, etc, etc!... More Information »
Junior Swimming Sports!
The large group of spectators could not have helped being anything other than impressed by the water confidence and skills shown by our Year 1-3 students! And of course one of the highlights was the now customary parent/child piggy back race! Check out around 70 photos on the school's new FACEBOOK PAGE! (Much, much quicker for us to add photos than through the photo gallery on this website)... More Information »
MORNA COLLIE (left) was announced as best all round student for 2016, with EMMA VENNELL the worthy runner up. For a full list of results from prizegiving, plus some photos, check out the December Community Newsletter on the right hand side menu. Give us a couple of days and we'll have a large number of photos up under 'Gallery' on the top menu... More Information »
School Picnic a Success!
The annual school picnic was held on Friday in the domain in fantastic weather - maybe too hot! The Home & School folk did a wonderful job providing a free BBQ and drink to young and old and there was also the chance for a swim! Later on the school band entertained us, before FATHER CHRISTMAS arrived with a refreshing ice block for everyone.... More Information »
Yesterday's Lamb and Calf Day went off a treat! With 90 lambs/calves entered, plus all the wonderful indoor exhibits, plus the Young Farmer novelty event, plus magnificent weather, the scene was set for a top day - and it was! Pictured here is judge Mr Marty Walshe talking to Jack Flower about his pet lamb as Zara Weston, Jack Goodwin and Elle Bourke await their turn.... More Information »
Congratulations to our large team at the TOUGH KIDS competition at Ohingaiti today - we were again crowned the toughest school! With around 30 schools competing and 1000 competitors, this was no mean feat. Pictured here are Ben Black and Tineisha McDougall on their way (along with Emma Vennell and Ethan Watson) to second in the teams event. Earlier in the day our star performers were GEORGE LAMBERT (Yr 7/8 boys champion) and SAVANNAH McDOUGALL (Yr 3/4 girls' champion).... More Information »
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Term Dates


TERM 1:  Thur 2 Feb to Thur 13 April
TERM 2:  Mon 1 May to Fri 7 July

TERM 3:  Mon 24 July to Fri 29 Sept

TERM 4:  Mon 16 Oct to Tue 19 Dec

(Above dates include provision for
one teacher only day during year)

Upcoming Events

Check Newsletters Below for Details   
     Some Dates Subject to Change

19: Yr 7/8 Quad sports, Marton
19: Rooms 1-3 Wanganui trip
19: Consult. mtg Tutaenui Hall 7.30pm
20: Sports Club photos 2.30-4pm
20: Sports Club prizegiving 4-5pm
21: Yr 5/6 Quad sports, Marton
21: St George interschool XC Yr 7/8
22: Electives Y5-8 day 4
26: Consult mtg Station Hotel 7.30pm
27: School band to TAS midday
29: Tough Kids, Ohingaiti
29: Final day term 3

  2: Teacher only day cluster schools
16: Day one of term 4
17: Yr 6-8 to Wanganui incl Waimarie trip
23: School closed - Labour Day
25: School speech finals Y1-4 1.30pm 
25: School speech finals Y5-8 7.00pm
27: School cross country 1pm
28: Hunterville SHEMOZZLE
29: Interschool Speech Finals 4pm

  3: Interschool cross country, Hvlle
  7: Lamb & Calf Day
  8: Yr 5 to Raukawa Falls Camp
10: Yr 5 return from Raukawa Falls Camp
13: Class photos
14: Yr 7/8 to Mangatepopo Camp
17: Yr 7/8 back from camp

  1: Yr 7/8 Softball tournament
  8: School MARAE TRIP
18: Prizegiving assembly 7pm
19: School finishes 12 midday



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