Term 1 ends at 3pm on Thursday 6th April
(Waitangi Day observed Monday 6th February, Good Friday 7th April)
Kia ora koutou. Hello everyone.
We hope you and your family are safe and well in the current circumstances. We realise school has not started yet, but thought this information would be useful for you to have before school starts tomorrow.
Meet the teacher evenings 2023 – note change of dates due to school starting later
One of the first whole school events this year is Meet the Teacher Evenings now on 15th and 16th February 2023 – you should go to your child’s classroom. We would really like to start the year by seeing as many of you as we can and it will be a great way of seeing the classroom space your child will be in.
We have changed the way we will run Meet the Teacher, taking into consideration feedback from families who could not attend every class their children are in as the times clashed. We now have two evenings with a separate time for each year level.
Year 1-3 Wednesday 15th February
5.30-6.00 – Matariki (Year 1)
6.00-6.30 – Whanake (Year 2)
6.30-7.00 – Hapori (Year 3)
Year 4-6 Thursday 16th February
5.30-6.00 – Tiakitanga (Year 4)
6.00-6.30 – Haepapa (Year 5)
6.30-7.00 – Rangatiratanga (Year 6)
Term dates 2023 – please note change of start date in term 2 since the December newsletter (also on the front page of the school website)
Term 1 – Friday 3 February to Thursday 6th April
(Waitangi Day observed 6th February, Good Friday 7th April)
Term 2 – Wednesday 26th April to Friday 30th June
(Teacher Only Day Monday 24th April, Anzac Day 25th April, King’s Birthday 5th June)
Term 3 – Monday 17th July to Friday 22nd September
Term 4 – Monday 9th October to Friday 15th December
(Labour Day 23rd October)
Our school uses ezlunch – please see info below. Orders open on Tuesday 7th February.
We’re excited to welcome you back to Term One with ezlunch!
Easy lunch orders available every day!
Order (or cancel) any time before 9am on the day or schedule in advance. Lunch will be delivered to the school in time for lunch. Click here to see the menu.
Orders are made online through your myKindo account. One account for the whole family!
Help? Visit support.mykindo.co.nz or tel. 0800 EZLUNCH (0800 395 8624) weekdays 8am-4pm.
School Donations 2023
We greatly appreciate all donations made to the school. The school donation for the 2023 school year is as follows:
|Per year||Per term|
|2 or more children||$376||$94|
You are able to claim a tax refund on school donations paid by requesting and completing an IR526 form from the Inland Revenue.
The school uses Kindo for payments. Don’t yet have a myKindo account?
You can easily register – it only takes a couple of minutes!
– Google search for Kindo and register with the email address the school has on file for you.
– Check your inbox for an email from Kindo with a link to set-up your password.
– Your child’s room number will automatically be updated, so you don’t have to worry about selecting the right room
Already have an ezlunch or mykindo account?
– Log in to our Kindo school shop.
– Click on the ‘Fees and Donations’ icon.
– You may be asked to link the students from your account to the school records.
– Click on the link and match your child to the student record held by the school and you’re done. You will then be able to
see any outstanding school payments.