Tēnā koutou e te whānau o te kura o Te Kāpehu Whetū.

Ngā mihi o te tau hou kia koutou.

Welcome to 2016. Already our school calendar is looking very full for the first term and we’re looking forward to receiving nga ākonga charged and ready to go.

For all uniform enquiries contact the office on (09) 438 4228 and ask for Whaea Jackie. Whaea Dallas is handling the PE uniforms and all sports uniforms, including the travel kit.

Please note we have a supply of uniforms available through the office.

Here are the key dates to look out for. The detail to some of the key dates will be available as soon as possible.


Heoi ano, na

Reuben Wharawhara
Communications Manager


Term 1, 2016 Dates

Staff return.

Term 1 starts
There will be a staggered start to the school year starting with the senior ākonga from Paerangi returning to complete their Personal Learning Plans in the following order:

  • 02/02:   Year 13
  • 03/02:   Year 12
  • 04/02:   Year 11

Pouarahi Leaders Retreat to Waitangi.

All ākonga return. There will be a powhiri for all ākonga, new ākonga and their whanau in the gymnasium opposite Paerangi on Lower Dent St at 10am.

Paerangi hikoi.

Ross School from New York will be visiting. Some of the ākonga from Paetawhiti will be involved with their visit.

Leadership Academy selection course.

Badging Ceremony.

04/04 – 08/04

Preparation and practise for the Tai Tokerau Festival.

Tai Tokerau Festival, Otamatea High School, Maungaturoto.

Term 1 ends.

Anzac Day. Leadership Academy boys will be involved.