WESTERN SPRINGS COLLEGE
Nga Puna O Waiorea
 

Te Rumaki Reo o Nga Puna o Waiorea

Te Ra Ratu 14 o Poututerangi 2006

Te Rumaki Reo o Nga Puna o Waiorea
Western Springs College
100 Motions Rd
Western Springs
Auckland 1002.
Phone [09] 846 – 8196 Fax [09] 815 - 6740
 
Whaia te Matauranga kia tuohu koe me he maunga teitei
He wehi ki te Runga Rawa. Kia whakapaingia tona ingoa tapu i nga wa katoa. Ka mahara hoki o tatou tini aitua, tini mate! E te koroua Dave Evaroa i mate i te Rahoroi! Haere, Haere, Moe Mai Ra ki roto i nga ringaringa o tatou Ariki!! Koutou kua ngaro atu kia koutou. Kia tatou nga waihotanga o ratou ma, Tena Koutou e rau Rangatira ma. He mihi nui tenei kia tatou katoa o Nga Puna o Waiorea; Tena koutou e nga Matua, e nga Whaea, Rau Rangatira ma! Tena Tatou Katoa!
 
Kia ora and Greetings to All Students, Whanau and Supporters.

For us all to have a fairly smooth term we need to be well informed and keep each other up to date with schedules and what is required of us, this will be achieved with team co-operation.

JUNIOR (Y9 AND Y10)PARENT/TEACHER EVENING
Reminder to all parents, parent/teacher evening is next Tuesday evening 21st March 2006. This is for junior parents only and interviews will start from 4pm and finish at 7pm. We look forward to seeing you all there.

HOMEWORK CENTRE.
Homework centre will be open to all Rumaki Students every Wednesday. This will commence from 3.30 and end at 5pm. However, this Wednesday 15th March there will be a kapa haka ASB practice from 3.30pm to 6.00pm.

KAPA HAKA
Reminder to all parents. These are the up and coming times for kapa haka ASB practices.
MAR 2006
Wednesday 15th 3.30pm to 6.00pm
Thursday 16th Noho Marae, Friday 17th Noho Marae, Saturday 18th Noho Marae
Sun 19th Dress Rehearsal, 12pm.
Monday 20th Practice from 4-6pm
Tuesday 21st Noho Marae
Wednesday 22nd morning, students prepare to perform at 3pm
Wednesday 22nd Nga Puna o Waiorea perform at the ASB Polyfest at 3pm
Wednesday 22nd evening, performing group return to school at 7pm, the students are to be picked up from school and return home for the night.
Thurs 23rd ASB Poly Fest Practice 3.30 – 6pm
Fri 24th ASB Poly Fest Noho Marae 3.30pm
Sat 25th ASB Poly Fest Performance (Day)
Arrangements for this day and evening are to be advised
Sun 26th Noho Marae Finishes at 10am, students must be picked up from school to return home.

The finalists groups will be announced on Friday 25th, therefore all of the finalists groups will perform again on Saturday. The organization of ASB has changed and is now planned very similar to senior national kapa haka standards.
To all parents that are required to bring food for noho marae, please ensure that the prepared food is at school by 3.30pm, especially for Thursday and Friday practices.
Reminder to students: WORK SMARTER NOT HARDER.

PUTAHI PERFORMERS
He mihi tenei ki nga tauira ki roto i te roopu kapa haka o Putahi. I waenga nga ra whakataa i haere te roopu nei ki te Whakataetae ki Manu Ariki. Nareira he mihi kia koutou nga tauira kia korua hoki Stan korua ko Lori. I tu kaha koutou na reira he manawanui he kaha koutou katoa. To all the past and present students, whanau and supporters who are affililiated with the group we acknowledge your efforts and congratulate you all for coming Fourth in the Intermediate section of the Manu Ariki Competition. Students who traveled with the roopu included; Ruka Rangi–Motutere, Maxito Breibiesca, Himiona Kamira, Pounamu Te Waitangi Ohinemuri, Margaret Clarke, Ian Clarke, Norbryn Vaiula. Ka mau te wehi koutou!

WHANAU HUI
He mihi nui tenei ki nga maatua me ngaa tauira i haramai ki te tautoko tenei hui matauranga. Ko te kaupapa nui ko NCEA. Na reira ka nui te kaha a Ken Havill, Ruth Roberts ratou ko Ivan Davis ki te haramai ki te whakamarama nga korero e pa ana ki enei momo whakamatautau. Thank you to all parents and students who attended the whanau hui held last week. Also a special acknowledgement to Ken, Ruth and Ivan for sharing the information regarding NCEA examinations.

RUMAKI JACKETS
The Rumaki jackets have been ordered for those who have handed in their money and Bella Pomare has advised they should be available to use at the ASB Polyfest.

PASIFIKA
Pasifika car parking is the main fundraising event for the Rumaki. There was an enormous effort made by the parents, students and supporters of the Rumaki whanau. Thank you to the many whanau members who arrived on Saturday to help with this event. Thank you to all the students who helped in the fields and at the front of the school.
Approximately $9,500.00 was raised on the day. Well done!! To everyone who participated.
We look forward to seeing you all again next year!!

Noho ora mai koutou i raro i te manaakitanga o te Runga Rawa.

If you have any ‘take’ please do not hesitate to contact Pa Chris at kura, 846 – 8197 main , or DDI 815 - 6742 (marae).
Chris Selwyn
DEAN/TUMUAKI: Ng_ Puna o Waiorea

Ko te Manu e kai i te miro, Nona te Ngahere

Ko te Manu e kai i te Matauranga, Nona te Ao!

[The bird that eats of the miro berry survives in the forest

The bird that partakes of knowledge owns the world

RUMAKI HAKINAKINA
Sports News

ROOPU TAUTOHETOHE
The students involved in the Rumaki Debating team are; Te Toki Tepaki,
Kingi Koloamatangi and Briar Johanson . The team will be coached by Pa Chris and Matua Neil. The team won their first debate on Monday 8th at Kotuku, Rutherford College. Ka pai koutou.
The next game is next Monday 20th March at Kotuku, Rutherford College. Team will depart school at 4pm.

POIUKA
Kia kaha to all SOFTBALL participants. Practices are held on Tuesdays from 3.30 – 5.00pm. The teams are coached by Matua James, Whaea Hana and Whaea Tracey.
On Wednesday 15th March the Auckland Secondary Schools Softball Championship commences at 9am. This will be held at Rosedale Park, Albany. Students will return to school by 3.30pm. A detailed panui has been sent or given to students who are involved in this sport. Students will need their own lunch and $10.00 which goes towards their t-shirts.
Boys team: Sikana Ross, Te Ahu Manuel-Larkins, Daniel Watkinson, Lifeimi Teu, Brad Watkinson, Shane Tumahai, Rawiri Jones, Tamarangi Tolley, Ruka Rangi-Motutere, Patryck Edwards, Ian Clarke, Patrick Chase. Coach: James Watkinson.
Girls team: Anahera Simon, Apii Cuthers, Margaret Clarke, Delorae Mani, Sarah Tolley, Norbryn Vaiula, Lisa Carter, Moeawa Tamanui-Fransen, Siobhan Russell, Onyx Ross, Paea Otunuku, Darcy Korey, Ashleigh Tauariki, Jasmine. Coach: Whaea Hana.

WAKA AMA
A reminder to all parents, whose children are involved in Waka Ama! A meeting has been called for Wednesday March 15th and will commence at 6pm. Please meet in the marae. Please ensure that someone from your family attends meeting if you are unable to attend.
All the waka ama teams are practicing to attend the National competition in Rotorua. The tournament is from 5th to 9th April 2006.
Teams consist of the following students: Patrick Chase, Sikana Ross, Lifeimi Teu, Bradley Watkinson, Blake Morunga, Ruka Rangi-Motutere, Ian Clarke, Daniel Watkinson, Te Ahu Manuel-Larkins, Rawiri Jones, Himiona Kamira, Siobhan Russell, Apii Cuthers, Hera Tolley, Norbryn Vaiula, Margaret Clarke, and Pounamu Te Waitangi Ohinemuri.

Western Springs College
:: 100 Motions Rd, Western Springs, Auckland 1022, New Zealand
:: Phone (+64 09) 846 8197
:: Fax (+64 09) 815 6740

:: Email admin@westernsprings.school.nz