A New Bike Track

A New Bike Track

We love being outdoors and active and we love our new bike track! With the help of Bikes in Schools who helped organise and pay for it, and Groundworkx who constructed it, we have a brilliant new track for biking at school. The track goes right aroundRead more
Students Become Teachers!

Students Become Teachers!

This year we are delighted to welcome 7 new faces to our teaching team, including two who were once students at Puketapu School. Miss Cara Knuckey and Mrs Laurie Edwin will be joining Mrs Murphy and Miss Megaw in the Kowhai Learning Team. Team Kowhai: Miss Megaw,Read more
Year 7&8 Summer Camp

Year 7&8 Summer Camp

There were physical challenges, activities never tried before, team activities and a whole lot of fun. Thank you so much to the many parents who helped out on camp, cooking, supporting and being amazing. Thank you to all those who donated food, brought extra blankets and wentRead more
Teacher Strike

Teacher Strike

Over the past few months our union, NZEI - Te Riu Roa has been negotiating with the government for our primary teachers and principals around these three main topics: Fixing the teacher shortage crisis Schools are struggling to attract and retain great teachers. There is also aRead more
Community Conversation Evening 2018

Community Conversation Evening 2018

In 2016 we had a conversation with our Puketapu community around these three questions: What are the aspirations for your child? Empower all people to be what? What skills and attributes would you like for the Puketapu Learner for the future? From this conversation we built onRead more