Our Maunga, Our Vision

Our Maunga, Our Vision

Our Vision is to Empower All People to be Healthy, Lifelong Learners. We are really stoked with having our maunga and vision at the front of our school. It’s come out so cool. Aspect Signs were amazing.

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David Tuna

David Tuna

Tena koutou nga hapori o Puketapu, It is with great sadness that I have to tell you that on Sunday one of our staff, David Tuna, was taken to hospital and was in intensive care. Unfortunately David died last night. Our thoughts are with David’s family and

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School will be open again on Monday!

School will be open again on Monday!

Following the water contamination and restrictions last week, Puketapu School is opening tomorrow (Monday) with the following measures: – Children are encouraged to bring at least one litre of drinking water for themselves. – A limited supply of back up water will be available should anyone run

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Our updated Values

After plenty of community consultation, we have changed our values. Our new values are Kia kaha – Do your best Kia māia – Be courageous Kia manawanui – Have a heart You can watch the video we made about our new Values:

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Farewell 2017

Farewell 2017

We celebrated many special achievements at our final assembly of 2017. As well as recognising achievements from tamariki from all classes and ages, we celebrated the graduation of our Year 8s and presented the winners of our senior trophies. We also said farewell to some very special

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Celebration Evening 2017

Celebration Evening 2017

There was singing, dancing and a whole lot of celebrating! Tonight our hapori gathered in the quad on a beautiful summer evening, to join us in celebrating 2017. Every class took part, presenting an item or two and some students humbled us with their speaking and singing.

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Visiting Stoney Oaks

Visiting Stoney Oaks

Rimu 4 had an adventure out to Stoney Oaks Wildlife Park near Inglewood. We saw all kinds of animals: horses and turkeys, hairy highland cattle, rabbits, goats, possums, guinea pigs and even a llama!   We got to feed some of the animals. What a great day

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Tough Kids 2017!

Tough Kids 2017!

Our Year 5 & 6 students joined hundreds of other Taranaki tamariki to take part in this year’s Tough Kid Challenge. What an amazing day of challenges… …for teams and individuals! Running, climbing, sliding… It was hard work, but great fun. Well done to Mr Lindsay and

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