Important Dates/Events

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 23rd October: MOTAT Yr 8 Mind Lab.
  • Wednesday 24th October:  NR Experiencing Marine Reserve Swimming at Mangere Pools - Year 8.
  • Monday 26th October: Last day for to order Photolife photo's.
  • Monday 29th October: NR Athletics trials.
  • Tuesday 30th October: TAP Cross Country
  • Tuesday 30th October: Nga Rangatira Local Marine Investigation.
  • Wednesday 31st October: Wacky Wednesday Dress up
  • Wednesday 31st October:  . MOTAT Yr 8 Mind Lab


  • Thursday 1st November: Mosa Cross Country
  • Friday 2nd November: Parents Interviews
  • Friday 2nd November: Lockdown training and drill.
  • Monday 5th November: APPA Choir
  • Monday 5th November: MOTAT Mind Lab - Yr 8.
  • Monday 6th November: NR Girls Touch
  • Wednesday 7th November: NR Goat Island Trip - Yr 8
  • Friday 9th November: Parent Interviews
  • Monday 12th November: Possible Strike Action
  • Monday 12th November: Mind Lab Yr 8 Make Makey Duffy Theatre
  • Thursday 22nd November: NR Zone Athletics
  • Tuesday 27th November: TAP Zone Athletics
  • Friday 30th November: Rainbows End Monitors Trip


  • Wednesday 5th December: He Pihinga Prizegiving at 11:30am
  • Thursday 6th December: Te Ara Poutama Prizegiving at 11:30am
  • Friday 7th December: Nga Rangatira Graduation at 11:30am
  • Thursday 13th December: End of Term 4.