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  • Sustainability and Innovation at Pukekohe High School

    The inaugural Sustainability Night Market was held in the courtyard of Pukekohe High School on 12 September 2019 showcasing the products from year 12 and 13 Business Studies students. “It seemed a natural thing to do as the students’ businesses all seemed to be focused on being innovative and sustainable”,...

  • WIKI O TE REO MAAORI – WHIIKOI MOO TE REO

    On 14 September 1972 the Maori rights group, Ngaa Tamatoa, alongside Te Reo Maaori Society initiated their nation-wide petition seeking official status of Te Reo Maaori.  They would later present that petition to government on 7 December 1972 supported by 30,000 signatures.  As a direct result of their actions, the...

  • FANTASTIC SWIMMING RESULTS

    A great weekend of swimming for our students at the NZ National Secondary Schools Swimming Competition. Kiana Swain - GOLD 100m Fly - SILVER 200M Back Abbey Swain - BRONZE 200M Back Spencer Menzies - BRONZE 100M Fly SILVER - MIXED 16 & OVER MEDLEY RELAY Abbey Swain Blake Elliot...

  • Supporting Success

    Supporting success in your school. If you’re a parent, staff member or member of the school community and you take out a new ASB home loan of $250,000 or more, ASB will donate $500 to your chosen participating school. $500 How to claim this offer. Mention this offer when you apply for your new...

  • Te Wiki o Te Reo Maaori @ PHS

    Term 3, Week 8 – Monday 09 September – Friday 13 September 2018 Celebrating Maaori Language, Culture and Identity, for Te Wiki o Te Reo Maaori, at Pukekohe High School. Students are invited to express their cultural identity by wearing formal cultural dress for the week. ALL WEEK: House assemblies...

  • SEEDS DONATED TO OUR YEAR TENS

    Science teacher Mr Matthews, recently collected hundreds of seed packets which were kindly donated by Bunnings in Pukekohe. Yr. 10 students are now planning their summer gardens and germinating seeds to plant out in a few weeks. Huge thank you to Bunnings for their donation.

  • Competition time!

    It’s your chance to win big and design school-values inspired artwork! What you must do: Using our school values: Kotahitanga, Arahitanga, Puumautanga, Ako and Manaakitanga, create an eye-catching design to represent our school! Closing date is Friday 25th October. Hand in to the Student Centre. Don’t forget your name! Kia...

  • THE BLACK ROSES TAKE OUT OPEN MIKE PRIZE

    Just last night, (5th September) at Ed Street Tavern, Izzy Grace performed in the finals of a community open mic night which was held at Ed Street Tavern. This was open to all ages.   Izzy performed with her band ‘The Black Roses’ in the Semi Finals but did a...

  • TONGAN LANGUAGE WEEK

    Malo e lelei.  This week is Tongan language week. Some of our Tongan students have some events planned to share their culture and language with us during assemblies, lunchtimes and morning tea throughout the week. Here are three websites if you'd like to find out a little more about Tongan language week...

  • SCIENCE STUDENTS TAKE OUT TOP AWARDS

    East and South Auckland NIWA Science and Technology Fair Prize Giving Tues 27 August Pukekohe High School was represented by Mrs Wild and Mr McNelly Awards: Category 5 Years 7 to 10 Technology and Innovations. Highly Commended: Sophie Clark 9D2 Category 7 – Years 9 and 10 Physical and Material...

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  • WIKI O TE REO MAAORI – WHIIKOI MOO TE REO

    On 14 September 1972 the Maori rights group, Ngaa Tamatoa, alongside Te Reo Maaori Society initiated their nation-wide petition seeking official status of Te Reo Maaori.  They would later present that petition to government on 7 December 1972 supported by 30,000 signatures.  As a direct result of their actions, the...

  • Te Wiki o Te Reo Maaori @ PHS

    Term 3, Week 8 – Monday 09 September – Friday 13 September 2018 Celebrating Maaori Language, Culture and Identity, for Te Wiki o Te Reo Maaori, at Pukekohe High School. Students are invited to express their cultural identity by wearing formal cultural dress for the week. ALL WEEK: House assemblies...

  • TONGAN LANGUAGE WEEK

    Malo e lelei.  This week is Tongan language week. Some of our Tongan students have some events planned to share their culture and language with us during assemblies, lunchtimes and morning tea throughout the week. Here are three websites if you'd like to find out a little more about Tongan language week...

  • STUDENTS PERFORM FOR SAMOAN LANGUAGE WEEK

    Talofa lava! Our Samoan students performed brilliantly in our assembly today to celebrate Samoan Language week. There will be lots of activities taking place throughout the week, so please get involved in this hugely significant week for both our school and Samoan communities.

  • TONGAN GROUP EXPERIENCE POLYFEST 2019

    On Friday 15 th of March, a group of students from Pukekohe High School performed on the Tongan Stage at Polyfest for the first time ever. The idea was born at a fono of parents and students early in February. Practices began – Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. Tongan singing, drum...

  • GREAT POLYFEST EXPERIENCE FOR OUR KIRIBATI GROUP

    Please read the detailed account of the Polyfest experience from one of our students Ashna Kumar (Year 13). Kam na bane ni Mauri and Warm Pasifika greetings.  It was such an honour to be able to proudly represent our school at Polyfest to share our language and culture, not only...

  • PUKEKOHE HIGH SCHOOL WORKS TO STRENGTHEN WAIKATO-TAINUI IWI ALIGNMENT

    Because Pukekohe High School is physically positioned within the Waikato rohe, and as a Waikato-Tainui kawenata school we are guided by the tikanga and language protocols of the Waikato-Tanui iwi.  This means that we use a double vowel in text to indicate a long vowels sound such as in the...

  • AMAZING SUCCESS FOR OUR WAKA AMA TEAM

    Please read below the write up from our proud Coach & Manager Bruno and Nikki Tarapa. Well done guys. Pukekohe High School Waka Ama Auckland Secondary School Regatta Results Saturday 2nd March 2019 It was a pleasure to take 21 Pukekohe High School students to their very first waka ama...

  • KAPA HAKA GROUP PREPARE FOR POLYFEST

    Our school kapa haka group are fully focused on their final rehearsals and preparation for Polyfest 2019. They have been rehearsing during the evenings and over the last weekend to fine tune their performance for the big event which starts next week. Also many of our students were involved in...

  • POLYFEST TONGAN PREPARATION TAKES CENTRE STAGE

    At the weekend, the school hosted the Tongan group and their parents for their preparations for the upcoming Polyfest 2019. Saturday evening saw lots of rehearsing and practice as they get ready for one of the most exciting events in our school calendar. Great effort everyone and good luck.

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  • Sustainability and Innovation at Pukekohe High School

    The inaugural Sustainability Night Market was held in the courtyard of Pukekohe High School on 12 September 2019 showcasing the products from year 12 and 13 Business Studies students. “It seemed a natural thing to do as the students’ businesses all seemed to be focused on being innovative and sustainable”,...

  • WIKI O TE REO MAAORI – WHIIKOI MOO TE REO

    On 14 September 1972 the Maori rights group, Ngaa Tamatoa, alongside Te Reo Maaori Society initiated their nation-wide petition seeking official status of Te Reo Maaori.  They would later present that petition to government on 7 December 1972 supported by 30,000 signatures.  As a direct result of their actions, the...

  • FANTASTIC SWIMMING RESULTS

    A great weekend of swimming for our students at the NZ National Secondary Schools Swimming Competition. Kiana Swain - GOLD 100m Fly - SILVER 200M Back Abbey Swain - BRONZE 200M Back Spencer Menzies - BRONZE 100M Fly SILVER - MIXED 16 & OVER MEDLEY RELAY Abbey Swain Blake Elliot...

  • Supporting Success

    Supporting success in your school. If you’re a parent, staff member or member of the school community and you take out a new ASB home loan of $250,000 or more, ASB will donate $500 to your chosen participating school. $500 How to claim this offer. Mention this offer when you apply for your new...

  • Te Wiki o Te Reo Maaori @ PHS

    Term 3, Week 8 – Monday 09 September – Friday 13 September 2018 Celebrating Maaori Language, Culture and Identity, for Te Wiki o Te Reo Maaori, at Pukekohe High School. Students are invited to express their cultural identity by wearing formal cultural dress for the week. ALL WEEK: House assemblies...

  • SEEDS DONATED TO OUR YEAR TENS

    Science teacher Mr Matthews, recently collected hundreds of seed packets which were kindly donated by Bunnings in Pukekohe. Yr. 10 students are now planning their summer gardens and germinating seeds to plant out in a few weeks. Huge thank you to Bunnings for their donation.

  • Competition time!

    It’s your chance to win big and design school-values inspired artwork! What you must do: Using our school values: Kotahitanga, Arahitanga, Puumautanga, Ako and Manaakitanga, create an eye-catching design to represent our school! Closing date is Friday 25th October. Hand in to the Student Centre. Don’t forget your name! Kia...

  • THE BLACK ROSES TAKE OUT OPEN MIKE PRIZE

    Just last night, (5th September) at Ed Street Tavern, Izzy Grace performed in the finals of a community open mic night which was held at Ed Street Tavern. This was open to all ages.   Izzy performed with her band ‘The Black Roses’ in the Semi Finals but did a...

  • TONGAN LANGUAGE WEEK

    Malo e lelei.  This week is Tongan language week. Some of our Tongan students have some events planned to share their culture and language with us during assemblies, lunchtimes and morning tea throughout the week. Here are three websites if you'd like to find out a little more about Tongan language week...

  • SCIENCE STUDENTS TAKE OUT TOP AWARDS

    East and South Auckland NIWA Science and Technology Fair Prize Giving Tues 27 August Pukekohe High School was represented by Mrs Wild and Mr McNelly Awards: Category 5 Years 7 to 10 Technology and Innovations. Highly Commended: Sophie Clark 9D2 Category 7 – Years 9 and 10 Physical and Material...

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  • Science Fair

    All Junior students should be well underway in completing their science fair projects. The deadline is Friday 24th May. Projects should be displayed on a trifold board with the logbook securely attached.

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  • AN ENTERPRISING EXPERIENCE FOR OUR LEVEL THREE STUDENTS

    The two level 3 Business Studies classes spent the day at AUT South Campus with the Young Enterprise Scheme staff and business mentors. The day is to help the students understand how the Scheme works and to talk about their business ideas. The students have to form a virtual company,...

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LATEST NEWS

  • FANTASTIC SWIMMING RESULTS

    A great weekend of swimming for our students at the NZ National Secondary Schools Swimming Competition. Kiana Swain - GOLD 100m Fly - SILVER 200M Back Abbey Swain - BRONZE 200M Back Spencer Menzies - BRONZE 100M Fly SILVER - MIXED 16 & OVER MEDLEY RELAY Abbey Swain Blake Elliot...

  • SUCCESS FOR OUR HOCKEY TEAMS

    Congratulations to all our Pukekohe High School winning teams at the Secondary Schools Hockey finals held last week (A grade – pre-Intercity). Boys A Grade: Pukekohe High School Girls A Grade: Rosehill College Boys B Grade: Tuakau College Girls B Grade: Tuakau College Mixed B Grade: Pukekohe High School Well...

  • SUCCESS FOR OUR MIXED HOCKEY SQUAD

    Congratulations to our mixed hockey team who won their final last night.   This team got away to a slow start this season, but were able to pull the team together in the games that mattered. Last night they beat Onewhero Area School 4-0 in the final.   A real...

  • CHAMPIONS SUPREME

    A big congratulations to our outstanding Boys 1st X1 Football squad who took out the 2019 Counties Manukau Football Competition in a pulsating final against Aorere College on Wednesday afternoon. In a tense affair, played in great spirit and passion from both sides, Pukekohe eventually won the game 2-1 with...

  • THE FUTURE IS NOW, THE FUTURE IS ROWING

    Learn to Row is well under way at the Mercer Rowing Club with some very exciting prospective young rowers learning the skills. The weather hasn’t been the best but hopefully everyone will get a chance on the water this Sunday and experience the thrill of being in a large (8’s)...

  • LACROSSE SUCCESS FOR OUR GIRLS

    A huge congratulations to our Girls Lacrosse Team, who are now the Division 2 Bronze medalists. Well done girls, a great achievement.

  • GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM TAKES OUT TITLE

    The premier girls and boys basketball teams have been travelling down to Papakura each Tuesday to play in the Counties-Manukau schools championship league. Both the boys and girls teams performed strongly all season, with the Girls team making it to the final against Rosehill College. After a slow first quarter...

  • GLORY AWAITS OUR TALENTED BOYS FOOTBALLERS

    This Wednesday, Pukekohe High School fields play host to the semi final of the boys 1st X1 championship game between our very own boys’ team against Sancta Maria College. Kick off is at 4pm on the number one field. Come along and support our talented footballers, they finished top of...

  • Mercer Rowing Club Learn to Row

    Mercer Rowing Club Learn to Row Sunday 28 July 10:00 a.m. Sunday 4 August 10:00 a.m. Sunday 11 August 10:00 a.m. Sunday 18 August 10:00 a.m.   ($50:00 charge for the 4 sessions- this will be credited off your fees when you join for the season.) To register your interest...

  • THE RISING FOUNDATION RACE DAY

    To our Sponsors and Supporters   At our major fundraiser at The Rising Foundation Race Day at ELLERSLIE racecourse in late March, Andrew Mehrtens (Mehrts) kindly offered to host a celebrity lunch post the Bledisloe Cup rugby game in Auckland to be held on August 17th.   We are very...

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  • SCHOOL COMMUNITY GUIDANCE SUPPORT IN PLACE

    Due to recent events in Christchurch, the guidance department would like to offer any support to students, whanau and the wider community.  The Guidance Department have made a meeting room available for students to drop in should they need a safe place to talk about their feelings and emotions.  Where...

  • IMPORTANT CAREERS/UNIVERSITY VISITS UPDATES

    University/Polytechnics are visiting PHS this term. Please be aware of the following dates, come to the Careers Centre and sign up. Ask your questions and find out what you need to know. Uni of Auckland Tuesday 19 February P2 Uni of Canterbury Monday 4 March P2 Uni of Waikato Tuesday...

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  • SCIENCE STUDENTS TAKE OUT TOP AWARDS

    East and South Auckland NIWA Science and Technology Fair Prize Giving Tues 27 August Pukekohe High School was represented by Mrs Wild and Mr McNelly Awards: Category 5 Years 7 to 10 Technology and Innovations. Highly Commended: Sophie Clark 9D2 Category 7 – Years 9 and 10 Physical and Material...

  • MATHEX SUCCESS AT AUCKLAND COMPETITON

    The following year 9 students came second in the annual South Auckland Mathex competition. Out of 20 teams in the Y9 competition held at Strathallan. Pukekohe High initially came joint second with Strathallan but won the tie breaker to qualify for second place. The Pukekohe High School team consisted of...

  • 2020 COURSE SELECTION NOW OPEN

    Course Selection – open on KAMAR for Year 9-12 students from Monday 22 July – Friday 16 August 2019. Students will be supported through this process by Vertical Form Teachers during vertical form time. Key details will also be sent out to parents/caregivers at the start of the term. Details...

  • MATHS REVISION SESSIONS

    Maths help and revision sessions are now available in A2 every Tuesday and Thursday after school from 3.30 – 4.30. All abilities and year levels welcome to attend. Mrs Cox is also running a lunchtime session in A2 on Thursday lunchtimes.

  • ANNA RECEIVES HUGE ACCOLADE AND OPPORTUNITY

    Science student Anna McCarthy has recently been awarded the opportunity to attend the University of Canterbury’s Astronomy School later this year. Please read below the offer of acceptance from the University. Congratulations Anna. On behalf of the College of Science and the School of Physical & Chemical Sciences, University of...

  • Epro8 Contest

    The opening round of the Epro8 contest was on Wed 20th March. 12 teams from the local area all competed with the top 4 junior teams progressing to the semi-final and the top 2 senior teams progressing to the final. PHS entered four teams, two junior teams and two senior...

  • SCIENCE FAIR 2019

    SCIENCE FAIR 2019 Planning and research for the 13th Franklin Science Fair Exhibition is underway in all Year 9 and 10 Science classes.  Seniors are also welcome to submit entries. This year there are only 2 entry categories for students to choose from. Technology device – design and build an...

  • CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

    A huge well done to our three scholarship awardees for 2018, Amanda Lee (Physics), Eden Yin and Aleisha Neary (both Art Printmarking). Scholarships are a huge accolade nationally and are a culmination of the huge devotion to their learning over the course of their education, from primary school right through...

  • Academic Goal Setting Conference for Term 1

    We are pleased to invite you to our next Academic Conference to be held on Thursday 28th February and Friday 1st March 2019. We intend to continue to improve students’ progress by involving them in conversations about their learning, their strengths, weaknesses, opportunities for growth and their hopes and aspirations....

  • AN ENTERPRISING EXPERIENCE FOR OUR LEVEL THREE STUDENTS

    The two level 3 Business Studies classes spent the day at AUT South Campus with the Young Enterprise Scheme staff and business mentors. The day is to help the students understand how the Scheme works and to talk about their business ideas. The students have to form a virtual company,...

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