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Principals Panui – 25 October 2019

Principals Panui – 25 October 2019

Kia ora tatou katoa Nga mihi nui whanau The Sports Awards on Friday, 18 October was another spectacular event. Congratulations to all of you, for representing our school, wearing the Kotuku on your chest and getting out there and taking up the challenge that sport offers. A special thanks to our guest speaker Ana Wilcox, an amazing young woman who through her sport and life experiences has had endure triumph and many disasters with some serious injuries. The way she shared her journey, the level of connection she had with the audience and then her humility was individually impressive, collectively…

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Administration Block

Firstly, a big thank you to the Board of Trustees for sharing their expertise and generous donation of time to help get this process underway. The first official consultation evening took place on Tuesday, 17 September. Feedback is received as a gift. A gift intended to make the process more meaningful and useful to the final decisions that will be made down the line. We got some good initial feedback via this forum both verbally and via sticky notes attached to some design photos, that had as the purpose, to stimulate thought, not to indicate a preconceived plan of action.…

Junior Tag Football Tournament

Junior Tag Football Tournament

On Wednesday, 23 October the Junior girls competed in the Central North West Tag Football Tournament at Moire Park. Although the day began with strong winds and hail thankfully it brightened up for most of the day to allow them to play. They played their first game against Auckland Girls and they were up against tough opposition from the get-go. It was warm-up for the girls, as the game got going they improved throughout. Orewa was their final opposition in their pool and it was another strong competition. In the semi-finals, the girls took on Mahurangi and scored some great…

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Cultural Dinner

On Tuesday, 22 October, we held our annual Cultural Awards that took place in our school hall, with this years theme being ‘Winter Wonderland’. Each year we celebrate the achievements of the diverse cultural groups we have within the school, recognising what great accomplishments the students have received throughout the year. The night started with a beautiful performance from our own Te Kotuku Kapa Haka followed by the presentation of the ‘Highly Commended ‘ awards followed by a magnificent dance performance by senior students. The night included an amazing large buffet (thanks to Deejays for catering for us). Many awards…

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Rutherford College’s Annual Sports Awards Evening

Rutherford College held its annual sports awards evening on Friday, 18 October. The night was a celebration of both individual and team performances throughout the year. It was a successful evening showing various talents. The night began with another top-notch performance from our Kapa Haka before Mr Matai’a took over to say words of thanks and a special mention for Gill, who wasn’t able to make it but put in a lot of background work in advance of the evening. Mr Matai’a then took the opportunity to introduce our Guest Speaker for the evening. We had the honour of having…

STARS Peer Mentoring Graduation

STARS Peer Mentoring Graduation

During the last week of term 3 we gathered all of the Year 9 tutor classes and all of the peer mentors together to celebrate the STARS peer mentors graduation. Each peer mentor group awarded 4-5 prizes to their tutor classes that they have worked with this year. These awards were for most valuable, most improved and some others that they dreamed up for individuals. The year 9 students all stood up and performed the school Haka for the peer mentors to thank them for their time and leadership over the year. Lily Moore lead the Haka and spoke some…

Memories Book

The Rutherford Memories Book 2019 is on sale now from the Accounts Office for $10 each. The book is 72 pages of full colour photos, and includes tutor class photos, sports photos, cultural photos and Year 13 quotes. We have limited quantities for sale, first in first served. If you missed buying the 2018 or 2017 books, Accounts has a small number still available, also $10 each.

Principal’s Panui – 18 October 2019

Principal’s Panui – 18 October 2019

Kia ora te whanau o Te Kotuku Brief building progression update We should be able to move back to the main administration building during the latter part of week two, when the interior painting has been completed. The roofing over the hall is also nearing completion with the flashings and painting of this still to be finished. Over the next 18 months to two years, the intention is to convert the current administration space into the staffroom and convert the existing staffroom into drama so that all performing arts can be housed together. The development of a new administration building…

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2019 Pasifika Prizegiving

Talofa Lava, on the evening of Tuesday, 16 October Rutherford College held our 3rd Annual Pasifika Awards and every year has seen this gain momentum. An evening of celebration towards the efforts of our Pasifika students having made a consistent effort throughout the year. Teachers were asked to nominate students for their efforts, and if a student is nominated by three or more teachers, that student was presented with a trophy representing a lamp filled with Knowledge, with their names engraved for them to keep. Thank you to our guest speaker, Alistar Kata, a strong, confident Pasifika (Cook Island/Maori) woman…

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