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A Doubtful Tour with Anya Forest

On Monday 2 August the Hoiho Class had the opportunity to step back in history with author Anya Forest - Fiordland Fables as we got to visit locati...

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Arrowtown Field Trip

On Friday 11 June we had a fabulous day exploring the past at Lakes District Museum in Arrowtown for our Inquiry topic of Ka Mua, Ka Muri (Walking ...

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Tutus on Tour

Our school visit to St James Theatre Gore, to watch Tutus on Tour by the Royal New Zealand Ballet. AJ was selected from the audience to help the Sw...

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Hokonui Pioneer Village & Museum

We had a great time at Hokonui Pioneer Village & Museum this morning. We had a taster of what school used to be like. We got tours through the cott...

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Board of Trustees Casual Vacancy

Mararoa School Board Casual vacancy for a parent representative A casual vacancy has occurred on the school board for an elected parent repres...

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Keys to Our History

Check out the link for the Waitangi Feature Story in the Southland Express on February 11. The performance by our students of 'Keys to Our History...

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Board of Trustees Election

Declaration of Parent Election Results At the close of nominations, as the number of valid nominations was equal to the number of vacancies requ...

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Part time (0.5 Principal Release) Fixed term teaching position. Start date: 2/02/2021 End date: 14/12/2021

Part time (0.5 Principal Release) Fixed term teaching position. Start date: 2/02/2021 End date: 14/12/2021 We are seeking a highly motivated,...

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Board of Trustees Mid Term Election 2020

Our school will be undertaking Mid Term Elections for our Board of Trustees this year. This process will start with the issuing of nomination pa...

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Checking the Hive

Yesterday we had Claire Bell from Southern Lakes Honey here checking on our hive with help from some of the students. They treated the hive for Var...

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Mrs Ibbotson's Farewell

On August 7 we held an Official Farewell and Last Assembly for Mrs Susan Ibbotson. Susan has been on the teaching staff at Mararoa School since Mar...

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Wheelie Wednesday Fun

Everyone is having a go, even the teachers! Skates, Scooters and Skateboards! Every Wednesday until end of Term 2, Children must have helmets. (No ...

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Covid-19 Update

16 March 2020 Dear Parent/Caregiver, As most of you will doubtless be aware there has now been a case of the Covid 19 virus in Queenstown a...

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Mrs Ibbotson's Farewell

Come and join us in thanking Mrs Ibbotson for her 30 years of dedication to teaching at Mararoa School on Thursday 9 April. All past and present...

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Junior Class Teacher Position

Full time, fixed term teaching position. Start date: 28/04/2020 We are looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic and passionate teacher for ...

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MARAROA SCHOOL A SHINING EXAMPLE OF SUSTAINABILITY LEADERSHIP

What a fantastic report we have received from our recent silver enviroschools reflection. Check out the link for the full report. Mararoa is a s...

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Te Rau Aroha Marae

On Wednesday 13 November we had a whole school field trip to Bluff to visit Te Rau Aroha Marae. It was amazing, we had morning tea there and enjoye...

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'The News on Bees' takes 2nd place!

Bees are a very important part of our environment. Well done to Holly, Geordie and Gwylam for creating a fantastic short video about our bees for B...

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Ceilidh Scottish Dinner & Dance

7 September 2019 6:30pm at Fiordland Community Events Centre Join us for dinner and dancing, $70 per ticket Raffle tickets also available with s...

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Te Anau Bird Park Signs

The new signs designed by Kiwi class students have now been installed at the Te anau Bird Park. They look fantastic, look out for them next time yo...

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Milford sound

Wow! We had a fantastic day travelling to Milford Sound and enjoyed a cruise on Friday 24 May. A very big thank you to Real Journeys for this oppor...

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Advocate School News

Check out our page in the Easter edition of Advocate South 17 April

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Bee Keeping

Our beekeeping learning is expanding further. Last week Claire and George Bell came in to teach us how to extract honey from the frames. A group of...

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“Get New Zealand Writing”

Kiwi Class has recently participated in “Get New Zealand Writing” campaign run by School Kit and Warehouse Stationery along with 96,000 other stude...

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Extracting Honey

Today we extracted honey from some hive frames with the guidance of George & Claire Bell.

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EnviroHui

Eight of our senior students got to represent the school at the Southland Enviroschool Hui run by Environment Southland at Dolamore Park today. The...

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Our School Bee Hive!

We are very lucky to have a school beehive that George and Claire Bell of Southern Lakes Honey have set up for us. Today was our first lesson about...

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Kids Restore the Kepler

Today we went on our Annual Kids Restore the Kepler Trip. This year we got to explore Jack Beer’s Camp. Jack was a pioneer who farmed at the start ...

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Kids Restore the Kepler

Our annual whole school Kids Restore the Kepler was on Friday and we had lots of fun learning while on the track. Alessandra helped us find glow ...

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Michael Van de Elzen

It was so great to Host Michael Van de Elzen on Thursday night. He shared his food knowledge and demonstrated, with some young helpers, quick and h...

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Camp Columba

Senior Camp Day 1 has been lots of fun. Swimming, Scavenger Hunts, Cage Soccer and Waterslides Day 2 Speed Slide, Frisbee Golf, Archery, Team...

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