Te Mihi Wheels Day

On Monday 29 August, Te Mihi Community was lucky enough to have Cath from Kids Bike Taupo visit with her giant van full of bikes and helmets! Some students brought... Read more about 'Te Mihi Wheels Day'...


Systems Celebration

On Tuesday 23rd August 2016, Wairakei Primary School held a Celebration of Learning about our Systems inquiry. Read more about 'Systems Celebration'...

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Learnathon Celebration and Happy Meals in Room11

Room 11 won a gift certificate for a class lunch to celebrate the $1251.90 that our class raised for our school learnathon. Read more about 'Learnathon Celebration and Happy Meals in Room11'...


Room Three's Earth System Learning

We have learnt about the water cycle as part of the hydrosphere and how it is connected to the atmosphere, geosphere and biosphere. Read more about 'Room Three's Earth System Learning'...

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Happy Meals

Room 2 were the recipents of a free lunch due to being one of several classes to raise a considerable amount of money for the Learn-a-thon.

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Wairakei Chiefs: "We are the champions!"

On Saturday August 20, the Wairakei Chiefs faced a tough battle against United in the final of the Junior Rugby. Wairakei Chiefs came out on top with a very close score of 35-30.

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Book Day Stars

Book Day 2016 was held to coincide with the Book Fair Everyone who dressed up enjoyed the day and took part in a parade around the courts to show off their costume.

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Room 10 creates an earth system in a bottle.

Room 10 had a busy day making their terrariums. There was hammering, threading string, watering and planting going on all at once.

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Book Day 2016

We are looking forward to our book day and seeing the students in their amazing book character costumes. Read more about 'Book Day 2016'...