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Kicking off 2017 in Room 8

Sharing some photos of our learning areas for 2017. We are in Room 8 Wairakei Primary School, Taupo.

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Te Mihi team letter

Te Mihi team, Wairakei Primary School, Taupo, term 1 letter to parents, caregivers and whanau

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Te Mihi Team Newsletter Term 1 2017

Te Mihi Action World visit

On Friday 2 December, Te Mihi Community visited Action World and the Wairakei Resort as an end of year celebration. Read more about 'Te Mihi Action World visit'...

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Interschool Swimming 2016

On Wednesday 23 November, 26 of our best swimmers entered the Interschool Swimming competition, held in the 2m indoor pool at the AC Baths. Read more about 'Interschool Swimming 2016'...

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Magnet Creations

In our Functions inquiry, we have been exploring why things get made and how they fulfil a need. Many inventions are made of metal and use magnets. Read more about 'Magnet Creations'...

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Egg Drop Challenge

As part of our Functions inquiry, some of us decided to take on the 'Egg Drop Challenge'. Read more about 'Egg Drop Challenge'...

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Wairakei Estate Propagation Project

On Wednesday 9 November 2016, all Year 6 students were invited to Wairakei Estate on Broadlands Road to take part in their Propagation Project. Read more about 'Wairakei Estate Propagation Project'...



On Wednesday afternoons at 2pm, students that are interested in sharing their ideas on Twitter can login to take part in @Kidsedchatnz. Read more about 'Kidsedchatnz'...


Book Hedgehogs

Wairakei Primary School, Taupo, Te Mihi learning community Hedgehog books. Te Mihi Community got creative with some unwanted books. We used online instructions to fold the many pages of the books, cut the covers to shape, and attach the eyes and nose. Some people used toothpicks to mimic the spikes of a hedgehog. 

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Connor rocks Room 6

Connor, Room 6, Wairakei Primary School, Taupo performs 'Smoke on the water'.

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