Nga Puna O Waiorea

Te Rumaki Reo o Nga Puna o Waiorea

14th May 2007

Te Rumaki Reo o Nga Puna o Waiorea
Western Springs College
100 Motions Rd
Western Springs
Auckland 1022.
Kia Ora Whanau


Pa Chris

  1. Please whanau – all those who said they had school books at home could you please return them asap.
  2. Y11-12 – working on short stories
  3. Y13 – Novel (Friday deadline for finishing book)
  4. Y9-10 – writing. (Whanau please ensure they are still reading in the evenings – 2 _ hours per week)


  1. Kapa Haka – a reminder that this starts on Wednesday please see your calendar for times. – Ropu A you are on Kai.
  2. Manu Korero – Permission slips have gone home today for this upcoming event on Friday 18th May 2007 at Hoani Waititi. It is compulsory for all students to attend. Please contact Pa Chris if your student will be away.
  3. Senior Progress Reports – will be posted out this week.


Mon 14th May

• 3.30 - 5pm Manu Korero Run Through (speakers only)

Tues 15th

• 3.15 - 4.45pm Netball and Rugby Training
• 5.15 - 7pm Manu Korero Run Through (speakers only)
• Afterschool U15 Basketball Game

Wed 16th

• 3.30 - 5pm Homework Centre
• 3.30 - 5pm Manu Korero Run Through
• 5 - 5.30pm Kai – Ropu A
• 5.30 - 7.30pm Kapa Haka
• Afterschool U17 Basketball Game

Thurs 17th • 1.30 - 4.40pm Manu Korero Powhiri (Speakers Only)
• 3.30 - 5pm Netball and Rugby Training
• Senior Reports posted home.
Friday 18th • 8.15 - 7pm "Manu Korero" Speaking students (Van)
• 8.45 - 4.30pm "Manu Korero" All non speaking students (Bus)
• 5.45pm Open Basketball Game
Saturday 11th • Netball Games
• Junior Rugby Game

If you have any ‘take’ please do not hesitate to contact Pa Chris at kura DDI 815 - 6742 (marae) or email rumaki (at) westernsprings.school.nz.
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]


Games Times 19th May:
First IV and U15’s
Game times not yet out at time of this panui

Results from Saturday:
Rumaki A – Loss
Rumaki B – Loss

Excellent improvement in score line for Rumaki B – well done girls.

This weeks game times 19th May:
Rumaki A: Draw to Follow.
Rumaki B: Draw to Follow.

If you need transport make sure you are at school by 7.45am (at the latest) Saturday morning. If you will be heading straight to the courts you will need to be there 30 minutes prior to your game time.

Draw for this week:
Under 15’s
Tuesday 15th - 4.15pm @ WSC vs St Peters (A)

Under 17’s
Wed 16th - 4.50pm @ ASB Stadium vs St Peters (A)

Fri 18th – 5.30pm @ YMCA (City) vs Glendowie

Te Whare Kura Sports Competition

FYI whanau – the rumaki has been invited to participate in an Interschool Netball and 9’s Rugby League competition against other Kura in the Auckland area. This is the first year anything along these lines has been run and the rumaki has entered a team into each sport. The Kaupapa behind this programme is to create Whakawhanaungatanga between the kura outside of Kapahaka. The concept was initiated by Te Kura Kaupapa Maori O Piripono and I applaud their vision.

The competition will take place on a Thursday – so in essence will take the place of team practices which works in well with our programme.

I have attached a draw for your information. At the end of the round robin programme a one day tournament will be held – 1 day for netball and 1 day for Rubgy League. This will then lead onto a Prizegiving where each school will name its players of the year and a Hakari.

If you have any questions please don’t hesitate in contacting me.
Whaea Tracey

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