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Newsletter 202114 - 19 May 2021


A special welcome to Anaya Johnstone and her whānau.  We hope you have enjoyed your first week at Kaikohe East School!

Principal’s Award

We wish to congratulate this fortnight’s Principal’s Award winner Manawa Roberts for consistently displaying our school tanga values!!


To our Tanga card winners from our last school assembly

For showing Manaakitanga

Arafel Needham

Aisha Reddy

For showing Rangatiratanga

Pure Thompson

Ned Paraha

Sarah Edmonds

Aryana Hapeta

For showing Whānaungatanga

Tama Romana-Parangi

Kyeisha Livingstone

For showing Kotahitanga

Lucinda Berridge

Taewa Johnstone

Eli-Jah Stevens and

Manawa Roberts


If for any reason your child/children are away from school can you please let us know by either phoning the office on 094011532, cell 021411534, freephone 05085245643 or send us a message on our facebook page please. 


To our Role Models from our last school assembly

Very impressive koutou!

Room 5 – Junior Bilingual 

We still have a few spaces in our Junior Bilingual class for this term.  If any whānau are wanting to move their child/children from mainstream and they are Year 1 or 2 please come and see Whaea Jacinda or Whaea Chicky. 


We look forward to this week’s games. Just a reminder that we need to be at Lindvart Park at 3.30pm and games will finish at approximately 4.45pm. 

This week’s draw

Year 3 and 4 Grade 

3.40pm - Netball Smart Warmup 

ROUND 1 - 3.50pm - 4.12pm 

Court 2 - Nanakia v KWS Tūī

Court 3 - Awesome Angel’s v Kura Autaia

Court 4 - KES Dragons v Tautoro

  Court 5 - Raiders v Hōreke


ROUND 2 - 4.18pm - 4.40pm  

Court 2 - Awesome Angel’s v Raiders

Court 3 - Kura Autaia v KES Dragons

Court 4 - KWS Tūīs v Hōreke

Court 5 - Nanakia v Tautoro

Approximate end time 4.50pm

Year 5 and 6 Grade 

3.40pm - Netball Smart Warm Up 

ROUND 1 - 3.50pm-4.12pm  

Court 6 - KWS Kererū v HCS Pūrerehua

Court 7 - KWS Pūkeko v KES Cheetahs

Court 8 - KES Angels v KES Beasts


ROUNDd 2 - 4.18pm-4.40pm

Court 6 - KES Beasts v KWS Pūkeko

Court 7 - KES Cheetahs v KWS Kererū

Court 8 - HCS Pūrerehua v Tautoro Black


Please remind your child to wear the appropriate footwear (sneakers) and to bring a water bottle. All players are to meet after school at Room 15 for organisation and will then walk over to Lindvart Park together.


It was great to be playing in warmer weather on Saturday for hockey.  Please meet your coaches half an hour before your game. The draw for Saturday 22nd May 2021 as follows:

Funsticks and Mini sticks 10.00am Start

Funsticks - Field A&B

Mini sticks - 

KKE Whero - vs Oromāhoe Field C - Whaea Waiora

KKE Kākāriki vs Ōhaeawai Primary - Whaea Crystal

Kiwi Sticks development 11.00am Start

KKE Waiporoporo vs Springbank Primary - Whaea Ashlee Maihi

Kiwi Sticks A Grade 12pm start

KKE Kowhai vs Ōhaeawai School F1 - Whaea Claire

KKE Karaka vs Oromāhoe F2 - Whaea Michelle


Yay basketball is nearly here. Next Monday 24th May, basketball starts at Northland College, starting at 3.45pm to 5.30pm. We have 2x U11's and 1x U9's team. We do have a U9's manager and we are looking for 2 more managers for our U11's. I do hope whānau are available on Mondays to help manage basketball teams.

If whānau wish to come and support our teams by managing or coaching a team in our sporting areas to give our tamariki that opportunity and experience of being part of a team and having fun, please don't hesitate to come see Whaea Claire or Whaea Lydia.

Ngā mihi nui ki a koutou

Pink Shirt Day

Pink Shirt day, this Friday 21st May 2021. Celebrate diversity, spread aroha and end bullying in Aotearoa. Wear something pink on this day, a t-shirt, ribbon or socks. Gold coin donation buys a pink cup-cake on the day. 

Seniors Haerenga to Ngāwhā

Senior classes will be visiting Ngāwhā Springs as part of our inquiry around Taniwha.