Friday 5 April we wore our gumboots to school to recognise and support Mike King’s goal of raising $2 million dollars to ensure NZ can provide free counselling to any kid in need. He says, “Depression is liking walking in mud everyday.” He identified wearing gumboots for a day was a way of illustrating the extra […]
A windy but rewarding day of cricket was held yesterday at the Renwick grounds. Rapaura team, made up of Y5-8’s, faced Bohally first and then Fairhall. I watched some of the Rapaura vs Fairhall match and it was great. There were run outs, catches, and very good fielding. Rapaura went into bat with 148 runs […]
Another great day was had at Stadium 2000 where we saw great participation and results from our swimmers. It was pleasing to see all of our swimmers making the finals in their race. Relay teams performed very well. Y5/6 mixed gender freestyle and medley 2nd and 3rd. Y7/8 mixed gender freestyle and medley two 2nd […]
Once again I was very fortunate to have the opportunity to support a group of 20 Y7/8 students of Rapaura School, when they competed in the Port Nelson 12 & 13 year old triathlon at Rabbit Island. Last time our school entered this event it was known as Andrew Jones Memorial triathlon so it was […]
We had the best day ever on Monday as the whole school voyaged to different places of Marlborough. We walked down the Taylor River to find Margot T’s poem she has presented on one of the rocks, we voyaged down the hill on cardboard at Harling Park and we voyaged to Omaka to see the […]
It was great to see the collaborative play this group was carrying out last week. The timing, the different peer groups supporting one another and the fun was such a delight to watch. I couldn’t resist a photo as you can see.
After a two year break it was great to get back to Whites Bay for our annual Beach Day last Friday. Thanks to the staff for their care and support of our tamariki and the parents who assisted with transporting, entertaining and supervision. This day is one where we have some of our parents make […]