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Newsletter 202025 - 23 September 2020


The school holidays commence on Friday 25th September and Term 4 begins on Monday 12th October. Please note that next year school will begin on Tuesday 2 February.

Te Ohonga

This Facebook Live Event is on Thursday September 24. This event will be happening in place of the Kaikohe Cultural Festival. Our school will be having some of our senior students performing in this event. If you do not want your child to be a part of this performance please let us know and we will make sure they are not in the live feed on the day. Search on facebook and “like” Te Ohonga o Ngāpuhi. You will see updates on this page about what the kaupapa is all about and what time each school is live.  Here is the flyer including times 

and what schools are going live.

School Holiday Programme


Since Covid our overall attendance at school has decreased considerably. It is important that whanau contact us about the reason their children are not as school as we are required to record reasons for any absence. Please be sure to let us know so that we can share this information with other agencies such as Truancy who may become involved.

Any reason for absence can be text to 0508 5245643, emailed to admin@kaikeast.school.nz or teachers first name @kaikeast.school.nz or telephone 0508 524643 or phone 09 4011532.

Future Ferns Netball Final this Wednesday at 3.30pm

Here is the draw for this afternoon. At the end of these games, coaches will distribute a sausage sizzle, certificates and prizes to all players. Special thanks to all our coaches, players and supporters for a short but enjoyable season of Netball.

Court 1

3.35-3.50pm Awesome Angels vs East Beasts

3.50pm-4.05pm East Eagles vs East Beasts

4.05pm-4.20pmAwesome Angels vs East Eagles

Court 2

3.35-3.50pm T Road Diamonds vs East Sparrows

3.50pm-4.05pm T Road Diamonds vs Hōreke

4.05pm-4.20pm East Sparrows vs Hōreke

Reminders please

-sign in if you come upstairs 

-practise social distancing 

-be prompt to start games 

-there are snacks upstairs 

-last playing Wednesday 23rd September. 

Any queries please comment or email chicky@kaikeast.school.nz or phone 0508 5245643

Transition to Kaikohe Intermediate School

Last Friday Whaea Freda came to kōrero to our Year 6 ākonga about moving to Kaikohe Intermediate School and the importance of returning a completed enrolment form as early as possible. Today all Year 6 ākonga will be bringing home all enrolment information. Once completed these forms can either be dropped off at our school office or at Kaikohe Intermediate School.

School Photos

School photos were taken yesterday and completed orders will be sent back to the school in about 6 weeks. 

Shared Lunches

Sports teams - basketball, hockey and netball will have a shared lunch tomorrow Thursday 24th September 1.00pm. We would like to invite all our coaches and managers to join us.


Next term, if all goes to plan and we are back to Level 1, there will be a Touch Rugby Module run at Lindvart Park every Thursday from 4-5pm. The season begins Thursday 15th October and the final games and prize giving on the 3rd of December.

If your child has shown interest they were given a permission slip today. We will be needing all permission slips back by Monday 12th October please so that registration is able to be completed and teams, uniforms and coaches organised. Due to such large numbers we will not be able to register anyone after the first week. We will only have teams if we have coaches. If you are interested in coaching please contact the office 09 401 1532 or email Whaea Lydia lydia@kaikeast.school.nz.

Tball/Slow Pitch

Tball/Slow Pitch will be starting Wednesday 21st October, at Lindvart Park. Games are run from 4pm - 6pm every Wednesday until 9th December. If your child has shown interest they were given a permission slip today. All permission slips must be returned by Monday 19th October. If you are interested in coaching please contact the office 09 401 1532 or email Whaea Lydia lydia@kaikeast.school.nz.

Kaikohe Rotary Club Year 4 Dictionaries

Thank you Matua Don and Matua Colin from Kaikohe Rotary Club. The year 4 students loved showing off their new dictionaries.