Important Dates/Events

MAY 2017

  • Monday 15th May:   Te Tuauri swimming
  • Monday 22nd May:  Te Tuauri swimming
  • Monday 22nd May:  He Pihinga (Kowhai) Stardome observatory trip
  • Monday 22nd May:  Nga Rangatira boys rugby
  • Monday 29th May:   Te Tuauri swimming
  • Tuesday 30th May:  Nga Rangatira boys rugby
  • Tuesday 30th May:  Te Ara Poutama rugby league tournament
  • Tuesday 30th May:  Nga Rangatira boys soccer

JUNE 2017

  • Thursday 1st June:  Nga Rangatira girls rugby
  • Friday 02nd June: He Pihinga (Pohutukawa) Stardome observatory trip
  • Tuesday 06th June:   Nga Rangatira  Homework Science project due. Students are able to bring in projects to school to finish off in week 5 (this is not a time for students to start their projects). The science fair will take place at school from 10:00am  - 11:30am.  Parents are welcome to come along.
  • Wednesday 07th June:  Nga Rangatira girls rugby
  • Monday 12th June: Nga Rangatira girls rugby
  • Monday 12th June: Te Tuauri swimming
  • Thursday 15th June: Photowonder class photos
  • Monday 19th June: Te Tuauri swimming
  • Monday 26th June:  Te Tuauri swimming

JULY 2017

  • Monday 3rd July: Te Tuauri swimming
  • Wednesday 5th July: Parent Interviews


  •  Wednesday 16th August:   Nga Rangatira girls rugby
  • Thursday 17th August:  Nga Rangatira girls netball
  • Thursday 17th August:  APPA Band Practice
  • Friday 18th August:  Nga Rangatira girls rugby
  • Friday 18th August:  APPA Choir Practice
  • Monday 21st August: Swimming for Nikau/Pohutukawa/
    Te Aronui
  • Saturday 26th August:  Nga Rangatira Band Quest
  • Monday 28th August: Swimming Nikau/Pohutukawa/
    Te Aronui
  • Tuesday 29th August:  Nga Rangatira boys rugby league
  • Thursday 29th August:  Class and portrait photos, last day for free delivery to Koru School if ordered before Midday Thursday 31 August 2017.


  • Monday 4th - Friday 8th September: Tongan Language week
  • Monday 4th September:  Swimming for Nikau, Pohutukawa and Te Aronui
  • Wednesday 6th September:  Nga Rangatira Girls Basketball
  • Friday 8th September: Nga Rangatira Basketball
  • Monday 11th September: Swimming for Nikau, Pohutukawa and Te Aronui
  • Wednesday 13th September: Te Ara Poutama - Rugby Auckland Champs
  • Wednesday 20th September:  Yr 7 and Yr 8 Girls rugby league - Auckland Champs
  • Wednesday 20th September:  Yr 5 and Yr 6 under 40 Kgs - Auckland Champs
  • Wednesday 27th September:  Te Ara Poutama Extravaganza
  • Thursday 28th September: Te Tuauri Auckland Live Trip (Aotea Centre)


  • Monday 2nd - Friday 6th October: Tuvaluan Language Week
  • Monday 9th - Friday 13th October: Fijian Language Week
  • Monday 16th - Friday 20th October: Niuean Language Week
  • Monday 23rd October:  Labour Day (Public Holiday) - School will be closed
  • Monday 23rd - Friday 27th October: Tokelauan Language Week
  • Tuesday 18th October:  Nga Rangatira boys volleyball
  • Wednesday 19th October: Nga Rangatira girls volleyball
  • Tuesday 24th October:  The school will be closed for a Teacher only day.  We thank you for your understanding and a notice will come home closer to the date.


  • Wednesday 1st November: Parent/Teacher Interviews, get your interview times in quick as time slots are filling up fast!
  • Monday 6th November:  APPA Rehersals
  • Tuesday 7th November: APPA Choir Performance
  • Monday 27th November: Nga Rangatira Athletics at Mt Smart Stadium

MARCH 2018

  • Wednesday 7th March: He Pihinga Trip - Papatuanuku Marae (Nikau and half of Kowhai. 9:45am-12:45pm.  NO PRESCHOOLERS PLEASE 
  • Thursday 8th March: Pohutukawa and half of Kowhai  9:45am - 12:45pm 
  • Thursday 15th March:  NZEI Meeting, Koru School will be finishing at 1:00pm as the teachers have a paid union meeting that afternoon.  Please make alternative arrangements for your child's care.
  • Wednesday 21st March: Te Ara Poutama - RIPPA Rugby
  • Friday 30th March to Tuesday 3rd April: The Easter break falls during term this year, so school will be closed from Friday the 30th of March to Tuesday the 3rd of April.  School will resume on Wednesday the 4th of April.

APRIL 2018

MAY 2018

  • Friday 18th May: Pink Shirt Mufti Day - to show support for those who have been bullied.  Students are encouraged to wear something pink to school.
  • Monday 28th May:  Hearing and vision will be visiting Koru School to test our Year 7 and New Entrant's.
  • Monday 28th May: Samoan Language week begins.
  • Tuesday 29th May: Yr 5 & 6 Rugby League.
  • Tuesday 29th May: Yr 7 & 8 Boys soccer.

JUNE 2018

  • Tuesday 5th June: . APPA Choir Rehearsal.
  • Tuesday 5th June: School tuck-shop open's.
  • Wednesday 6th June: Yr 7 & 8 Boys Rugby.
  • Tuesday 12th June: Yr 5 & 6 Netball.
  • Tuesday 12th June: Class Photo's will be taken, please come to school in the correct school uniform, with a neat and tidy appearance and your best smile.
  • Monday 18th June: Paid Union Meeting (school closes early).
  • Wednesday 27th June: Yr 8 Visit to Mangere College.

JULY 2018

  • Tuesday 3rd July: Parent Interviews.
  • Wednesday 4th July: Hall Opening Celebration.


  • Tuesday 7th August: Photolife Class photos.
  • Monday 13th August: Nga Rangatira girl's netball.
  • Tuesday 14th August: He Pihinga Mountain Trip (Kowhai pod).
  • Wednesday 15th August: NZEI Teachers Action Day (Strike) School will be closed.
  • Thursday 16th August: Nga Rangatira boy's netball.
  • Thursday 16th August: He Pihinga Mangere Mountain trip (Nikau pod).
  • Friday 17th August: He Pihinga Mangere Mountain trip (Pohutukawa pod).
  • Thursday 23rd August: Nga Rangatira rugby league at Bruce Pulman Park.


  • Monday 3rd September - Friday 7th September: Tongan Language week.
  • Monday 10th September - Friday 14th September: Maori Language week.
  • Monday 24th September - Friday 28th September: Tuvaluan Language week.


  • Monday 1st October - Friday 5th October: Fijian Language week.
  • Monday 15th October - Friday 19th October: Vagahau Niue Language week.
  • Wednesday 17th October:  Nga Rangatira boys volleyball.
  • Thursday 18th October: Nga Rangatira girls volleyball.
  • Friday 19th October: APPA Full rehersal Nga Rangatira and Te Ara Poutama at New Windsor Primary School.
  • Tuesday 30th October: MOSA Cross Country.