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Newsletter 202018 - 29 July 2020


A special welcome to our new tamariki and their whānau: Anahera Korewha

Flooding remediation

A reminder that due to flooding remediation work happening Junior classes have been moved temporarily.

Rooms 1, 2 (Ngā Kākano) and Room 6 are in the hall

Rooms 3 and 4 are in the Library

Room 5 (Manawanui) is in Room 11

The office area for now is in the same place.

Staff changes this term

This term Whaea Joan only will be in Manawanui teaching. Whaea Te Rangi will be teaching in other areas of the school. 

Whaea Barbara is currently relieving for Whaea Tyme who has had to start her maternity leave earlier than expected.

School Holidays

The last day for Term 3 is Friday 25th September, school will close for a 2 week holiday and will reopen on Monday 12th October. 


We had a good turnout of Netball players and whānau support at netball last Saturday. Our East Sparrows coached by Anne Stillwell easily won both games. Our seniors also had a great win.

Our Players of the Day were:

Paris Warren

Bernadette Rurehe

This week we will have two senior teams entered into the competition. East Eagles coached by Whaea Claire and East Hawkes coached by Ashlee Maihi.

Please meet coaches at the Netball courts at 8.30am for uniforms and warm ups. All uniforms are to be returned at the end of each game.

YEAR 5 AND 6 TEAM DRAW - 6 v 6




KES Eagles vs KES Beasts


Awesome Angels vs Crusher Thorns

YEAR 3 AND 4 TEAM DRAW - 5 v 5


Hōreke vs T Road Diamonds


KES Sparrows vs Mixed team


Fantastic games played by all our tamariki and  great support from our whānau. A big mihi going out to all our coaches and managers for their great support. It was an open day tournament last Saturday and the results were:

Mini Sticks: 1st place Kaikohe East School

Kiwi Sticks Development: 2nd place Kaikohe East School

Kiwi Sticks: 1st place Kaikohe East School

Well done to all our players.

Our Players of the Day were:

Kylani Johnstone

Samuel Edmonds

Reminder that our Mini sticks have practices on Friday’s at school only.

Seniors will have Wednesday’s hockey practice on the big turf at Lindvart Park from 3.30 - 4.30pm after school and again on Thursday during lunchtimes at school.

The draw for this week Saturday 1st August 2020, as follows:

Funsticks - 10am - This session is for 5 and 6 year olds. 

Mini Sticks start at 10.00am - Kaikohe East School vs Oromahoe School.

Coach and Manager: Whaea Michelle/Whaea Waiora

Kiwi Sticks Development team starts at 11am: Kaikohe East vs Ohaeawai School

Coach: Whaea Ashlee Maihi

Kiwi Sticks have 2 games this weekend

12pm- Kaikohe East School vs Ōhaeawai School

1.00pm- Kaikohe East School vs West School

Coach and Manager: Whaea Claire/Bonnie Wood

Please meet your coaches or managers at least 15mins before your games at the hockey turf, Lindvart Park Kaikohe.


On Monday night at Northland College we saw a great number of children keen and excited to play.

Both our under 9's teams played great games against Tautoro school. Next week our U9's team will merge into one team. Our 2 senior teams played excellent basketball against Kaikohe West School and Tautoro School.

Our Players of the Day were:

Nivaan Singh

Fern Edmonds

Nikau Tango

Semi Johnstone

U9's will play next Monday between 3.30-4.30pm and our 2 senior teams will play between 4.30pm - 6pm.

Rippa Rugby

Our school has been invited to participate in the Year 5 and Year 6 Rippa Rugby tournament being held at the Kaikohe Rugby Football and Sports Club on the 10th of September 2020. We will have more details closer to the date.

Learners Bike Track Workshop

Today a group of children from the Junior and Middle Syndicate will be going with Mrs Maihi & Whaea Chrissy to ĀKAU. They are taking part in a Learners Bike Track Workshop with ĀKAU. The purpose of the workshop is to get ideas from learner bike riders about what they would like to see in a new bike track development especially designed for younger members of our community. 

Board of Trustees

The Board will meet at the school at 11:30am on Monday 3 August.
Go to the school website www.kaikeast.school.nz 

for the agenda and associated reports.