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Newsletter 202019 - 5 August 2020

Welcome back!

A special welcome to our new tamariki and their whānau: 

Tama Romana-Parangi, Anikaaro Reihana-Herbert and RJ Timoko.

Flooding Remediation

A reminder, that due to flood 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

Congratulations to our Role Models

At last Friday’s assembly we congratulated the following children who had their name drawn out of our Tanga barrell:

Ngā Kākano – Hone Haimona

Room 3 – Caesar Harris

Room 4 – Arafel Needham

Manawanui – Kingston Hohepa-Shepherd

Room 6 – Devyn Gardiner

Rangimārie – Kylani Johnstone-Tipoki

Room 8 – Hurricane Taikapuria-Harding

Room 9 – Ahurei Romana-Parangi

Room 10 – Kyaleha Tauteka-Wharerau and Paris Yukich

Room 12 – Tass Perry

Room 14 – William Maxwell

Room 15 – Ataahua Johnstone

Room 16 – Parahaki Rurehe

Room 17 – Te Whiti Clark

Principal's Award

The Principal's award goes to Demi for consistently good behaviour particularly at buses.

Transition to Kaikohe Intermediate School

On Wednesday 19th August, all Year 6 tamariki will need to come to school in full school uniform please. They will be visiting Kaikohe Intermediate School as part of the Transition to Year 7 programme.


It was a great turn out of netball teams and players who played in the wet weather last Saturday.

All players to meet their coaches or managers at Lindvart  Park netball courts at 8.30am to change into uniforms and warm up before your games. All uniforms to be returned after Saturday games.

East Sparrows coach/manager - Anne Stillwell, Jaz Stillwell

East Hawkes coach/manager - Ashlee Maihi, Alison Davis

East Eagles coach/manager - Anne Stillwell, Whaea Claire

Players of the day:

KES Beasts – Kora Heremaia

KES Eagles – Bernie Rurehe 

KES Sparrows – Paige Wihongi-Cross

Here is the draw for this Saturday - 8th  August

Year 5 and 6 Team Draw - 6 v 6 - Court 1



Skills Practice with coach on Court 3

Game 1 9:00-9:20

KES Eagles v Awesome Angels

KES Beasts

Game 2 9:22-9:42

KES Beasts v Awesome Angels

KES Eagles

Game 3 9:44-10:06

KES Beasts v KES Eagles

Awesome Angels

Year 3 and 4 Team Draw - 5 v 5 - Court 2



Skills Practice with coach on Court 3

Game 1 9:00-9:20

Horeke v T Road Diamonds

KES Sparrows

Game 2 9:22-9:42

T Road Diamonds v KES Sparrows


Game 3 9:44-10:06

Horeke v KES Sparrows

T Road Diamonds

Please meet your coaches at 8.30am down in the changing area.


We had a lot of keen hockey players who turned up on Saturday and battled on the field in the cold wet weather.  Amazing play by all our Kaikohe East School players.

Please meet your coaches/managers 15mins before your games at the Lindvart Park hockey turf.

Mini Sticks/ Fun sticks 10am vs Springbank Primary- Whaea Michelle, Whaea Waiora

Kiwi development sticks 11am vs Ōkaihau Primary- Whaea Ashlee

Kiwi Sticks 1pm vs Oromāhoe Primary - Bonnie Wood, Whaea Claire 

Players of the day:

Aisha Tana

Robert Hohepa

Ariana Andrews Quinlan

Mini sticks practice Friday’s at school during lunch. Seniors only will have practice at the hockey turf at Lindvart Park every Wednesday after school from 3.30-4.30pm. If there is to be a cancellation we will make the call by 2.30pm that afternoon.

Ngā mihi ki a koutou. If you have any queries about sport please contact Whaea Claire 0211124091.


Well done to all our basketball teams that played on Monday afternoon at Northland college gym. Our U9's played a great attacking game against Tautoro School and Above the Rim.

Our U11 Kaikohe East 1 team enjoyed the fast paced game against Tautoro School with a full time score of 13-14 to Tautoro School.

Kaikohe East 2 U11's team had an easy win over Kaikohe West School.

U9's manager - Nikita 

U11's KKE 1 coach/manager - Mere and TJ 

U11's KKE 2 coach/manager - Whaea Claire

Players of the day:

Sarah Edmonds

Amaliah-Rose Vaka

Morgan Williams

Next Monday games start:

U9's - 3.20pm - 4.20 pm

U11's 4.20pm - 5.45pm

Learners Bike Track Workshop

Here is some of the great work our tamariki did last week at the workshop. They are helping to design a new learners bike track for our town with ĀKAU.