Friday, 4 November 2016

V8 Supercars Drift Car

Celene was lucky enough to get a photo with NZ best drifter Fanga Dan and his VE Commodore.

V8's vrmm vrmm

Te Hapori students currently in transit to Pukekohe raceway. Ready to see some V8 action with the Supercars.

Monday, 31 October 2016

Champion Swimmers

Allan and Patrick have had an awesome result both qualifying for the Special Olympic national competition. Well done men.

Tuesday, 18 October 2016

Ports of Auckland

Te Hapori students looking forward to a cruise around the harbour. Learning about the ports of Auckland.

Friday, 2 September 2016

Great garden for Spring

Allan and William have been working extremely hard in the garden today. Making it look beautiful for Spring. Great work guys.

Tuesday, 26 July 2016

Powerful Pat

Patrick has had great success at the New Zealand South Island Power-lifting Competition placing 5th in his weight class. Well done Pat on such a great effort.


Te Oro Performing Arts

Te Hapori have had an awesome time practicing and performing their cultural performance. The InterACT festival was amazing with so many Sommerville Classes singing, dancing and sharing things they had made.

Tuesday, 24 May 2016

Teach a man to fish

We had a great day out at Okahu Wharf. Tim was lucky enough to catch a baby snapper. Everyone had a great day and we can't wait to go again.

Rotary Camp 2016

Well done to Kaimoana, Emma, Nicki, and Chance for attending their first Rotary Camp at Long Bay. They have been fantastic ambassadors for Te Hapori and Sommerville.

Wednesday, 13 April 2016

Everybody gets a bargain

Kaimoana and Allan have been working at the Warehouse in Botany Downs. Here are just a few of the awesome jobs they get to do.

Monday, 11 April 2016

Art is everywhere

Some of the beautiful Mosaic and Sun catchers we have been making. The colours look amazing! Great work!

Friday, 8 April 2016

Coffee Group and Dance

It has been an amazing start to the year with the Coffee group who have been visiting Pakuranga College and their Cafe to practice social skills and conversations. Also they have been lucky enough to be involved with Auckland University dance students preparing for a performance in the last week of school. Well done!

Thursday, 7 April 2016

Te Hapori Open Evening

To the Parents, families, and caregivers

Thank you so much for the fantastic turnout last night for the first “Te Hapori Open Evening”. It was so inspiring to see the amount of siblings and grandparents who attended to make the evening such a great success.  It was truly humbling to hear such kind words spoken about all the teachers and teacher aides involved with all the young people. Thank you to those who purchased Mosaic’s, Sun Catchers, Button Art, Sausages, and raffle tickets. We hope they bring you as much joy and happiness and they did when we made them. Congratulations to Kerry for having the winning ticket for the Smartphone.
I would also personally like to thank my staff for all their hard work in making the evening run so smoothly and making the displays and building look beautiful.

I am looking forward to next term and our next Open evening being even bigger and better.

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Wednesday, 16 March 2016

Powerlifter Pat

Patrick has just competed in his first Powerlifting competition held in Morrinsville over the weekend. Here is some footage of him. Great work Pat we are all very proud of you.

Thursday, 10 March 2016

A beautiful bunch

Te Hapori students for 2016.

Green thumbs

We have been very busy getting on top of all our garden work. It is starting to take shape and look very impressive. Does anybody know what we planted?

Car grooming

The students have started learning how to groom and wash cars. We are using this as a fundraiser for our class to go on awesome trips and outings.

Show me the money!

All ready we have made a great start to the year looking at Money and Shopping. The students have been looking at price and differences caused by brand and shops.