Nga Puna O Waiorea

Te Rumaki Reo o Nga Puna o Waiorea

Te Ra Ratu 20 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.

Reminder to all parents, caregivers and guardians, parent/teacher evening is tomorrow 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 will be open to all Rumaki Students every Wednesday. This will commence from 3.30 and end at 5pm. However, this Wednesday 22nd March the students will be performing at ASB Polyfest at 3.00pm in Manukau City at the Velodrome.

Reminder to all parents. These are the times for kapa haka ASB.
MAR 2006
Monday 20th Dress Rehearsal at 7pm.
Tuesday 21st Noho Marae
Wednesday 22nd morning, students prepare to perform. Will leave school approximately 1pm.
Wednesday 22nd Nga Puna o Waiorea perform at the ASB Polyfest at 3pm
Wednesday 22nd evening the performing group will be given a treat. Whanau and supporters are welcome to join students but you will need to bring your own money and you will need to follow the bus when it leaves Manukau. Otherwise, students are to be picked up from school at 7pm and return home for the night.
Thurs 23rd Students go home for the night
Fri 24th ASB Poly Fest Noho Marae 3.30pm
Sat 25th ASB Poly Fest Finalists Perform

Arrangements for this evening are:
Parents will be notified to bring a plate for hakari.
Whanau will powhiri the Kapa Haka roopu onto the marae, and this will be followed by hakari.
Students will then watch movies and relax for the duration of the night.
Please note that students will not be allowed to leave unless they are picked up by parents or guardians.
Sun 26th Noho Marae Finishes at 10am, students must be picked up from school to return home.
The finalists groups will be announced on the evening of Friday 25th, and these groups will perform again on Saturday. To all parents that are required to prepare food for noho marae, please ensure that you or someone in your whanau is available to help. On Tuesday there are groups rostered to prepare dinner and prepare lunches for Wednesday. More hands make lighter work.
Reminder to students: WORK SMARTER NOT HARDER.

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

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

Sports News

The students involved in the Rumaki Debating team are; Te Toki Tepaki, Kingi Koloamatangi and Briar Johanson . The team is coached by Pa Chris and Matua Neil.

On Monday 20th March students will travel to Kotuku, Rutherford College. Team will depart school at 4pm. Gook luck!

On Wednesday 15th March the Auckland Secondary Schools Softball Championship competition was a success for the boys and girls teams that attended. The participation and experience that students committed themselves was an enlightening and positive event. at 9am. Congratulations to the coaches, supporters and students who played on the day as listed below. Thank you also to Matua Clive and Whaea Tracey for attending the event with the teams and coaches.

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, Moeawa Tamanui-Fransen, Siobhan Russell, Onyx Ross, Paea Otunuku, Darcy Korey, Ashleigh Tauariki, Sakura Taurua. Coach: Whaea Hana.

He mihi tenei ki nga kotiro! Last week the Waka Ama girls had certainly expressed their commitment to the sport of Waka Ama. Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday morning they were out practicing at 5.30am each morning, had school all day, followed by kappa haka practice. Great effort girls! The boys must be commended too because they did the same routine on Saturday and continued on with their afternoon practices.

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