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Principal’s Panui – 05 August 2022

Kia ora te whanau o te kotuku Seeing the Big Picture - The Why Sometimes we become so bogged down in the details that we forget our purpose.  We don’t study just to pass examinations, for instance; what we learn is for our total education and to help make us fulfilled human beings. At Rutherford our why is to encourage all students to develop and invest in their greatest asset, their human capital, their human potential and that is done through challenge. It is about treating triumph and failure just the same and understanding that both places are an opportunity…

Careers Events and Information

CAREERS DEPARTMENT - EVENTS & INFORMATION Term 3, 2022 COURSE PLANNING SESSIONS FOR YEAR 13 STUDENTS: Are you planning to study in 2023? Representatives from the following Universities will be coming to school (Careers Department @ lunchtime) to talk to you about planning for your first year, to help with your enrolment and to answer any questions you might have. Please attend even if you have already completed your on-line application. BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL. Please come to Careers to book in for one or more of these sessions. ⦁ Massey University Wednesday 10th August ⦁ Otago University (Dunedin) Tuesday 16th…

Principal’s Panui – 29 July 2022

Kia ora te whanau o te kotuku Mā te tika o te toki o te tangere, me te tohu o te panaho,  ka pai te tere o te waka i ngā momo moana katoa. If the keel of our waka (our well-being) is not in good shape our journey will be tougher than it needs to be. Let this be a focus for this term. Striving for personal excellence in taking care of yourself is an attitude of mind and a good habit to get into. It’s busy but don’t let the day run you, plan and take charge of…

Matariki – Raranga Flax Weaving (Beginners)

As we introduce the Maori New Year on Friday 24 June, we are delighted to inform you that we will be running Raranga – Flax Weaving (Beginners) workshops on 24 September & 12 November 9:30am – 3:30pm for $65 The workshop will cover: • Harvest Harakeke correctly, using traditional Maori Tikanga • Prepare your Harakeke correctly for weaving • Weave at least two different kinds of Harakeke containers or Kete using traditional Maori Tikanga For more details and to book click here For a full list of all our upcoming courses visit our website www.rutherfordcomed.co.nz

Online German Quiz Night

The Auckland Goethe Society hosted their annual German Quiz Night a few weeks ago—for the first time ever on Zoom! The night was a fun test of German trivia knowledge and teamwork. There was an excellent turnout with 55 attendees and 14 teams. Tinirau Hohepa, Maia Parker and Luca Boyack came 4th with their team and will recieve a bag a goodies from the Goethe Institut. Gut gemacht!

Principal’s Panui – 23 June 2022

Kia ora te whanau o te Kotuku Things I am looking forward to. ART Auction next Friday 1 July here in our school hall starting at 6pm. There is some quality pieces of work that students have worked hard to create. We would love for the community to get behind our talented students and join us for a glass of wine and a few nibbles while we view good artwork together. If you would like to attend please RSVP to [email protected]  for catering purposes. The school ball is the last Thursday of term (7 July) at a new venue. We…

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