Greetings, Kia-Ora, Malo e lelei, Kia Orana, Fakaalofa lahi atu Atu, Talofa lava, Hola.

Tena koutou, Tena koutou, Tena koutou katoa.



Just a reminder that Term 1 finishes Friday 12 April at 2pm.

Term 2 starts on Monday the 29th of April.

School students' touching tribute to Christchurch mosque victims stops traffic

A school's touching tribute to victims of the Christchurch terror attack has stopped traffic on a south Auckland street.

On Friday morning, staff from Takanini School started assembling students' messages and artwork along the front fence on Takanini School Rd.

By lunchtime, 380 pieces - one for every student at the school - adorned the fence.

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Stationery and Uniform

Stationery is available from the school office, and school uniform is available from The Warehouse at Takanini.

Please let us know if your child will be away from school

You can call the office on 299-9349 directly and speak to the office staff or leave a message if calling after hours. You can also text on 022 098 6672.

Please state your child’s first and last name, class and the reason for their absence.

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Te Wiki o te Reo Māori

We finished off a week of learning and activities for Te Wiki o te Reo Māori with an amazing assembly. There were items from our Junior, Middle, and Senior School Kapa Haka groups, waiata and dance from our Year 7 and 8 students, and whole school waiata.

'He mauri te reo Māori nō Aotearoa māu, mā tātou katoa'


Ahakoa iti, ākona, kōrerotia - Learn a little, use a little.

On the move!

Keep an eye out for our new van and car! We were so excited when these arrived we had a whole school celebration in the hall. Having the van and car will make it much easier getting our tamariki out and about to activities and sports events.

Takanini School basketballers run with the Tall Blacks

Credit to the Tall Blacks should the Takanini School's basketball team excel at an upcoming basketball tournament.

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Matariki brings new light to Takaanini School

Matariki brings new beginnings to Takaanini School with the launch of its first pepeha today. The decile one school has had a rough past but it's building a brighter future for its students through Māori cultural foundations and a new identity.

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