Sport - Week 12 Term 2

Tauranga Primary School

Tauranga Primary School appreciates the support of the Lion Foundation, who provide funding for our Sport Co-ordinator role.

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Register and pay for sport activities online.

Jo's Sport Talk

Everyone braved the wintery weather on Thursday, as the whole school participated in the annual TPS cross country event. The effort displayed by all students to complete the race, was outstanding this year, and the support from our sport and house leaders towards our younger athletes, was exceptional. Despite the weather, it was a fantastic day.

Congratulations to the following athletes who placed in their events:

Year 6 girls: 1st Brooke Valois, 2nd Olivia Cook and 3rd Heidi Gundersen

Year 6 boys: 1st Curtis Brott, 2nd Henry Hyett and 3rd Drew Pearson

Year 5 girls: 1st Melanie Hala, 2nd Kate Faitl and 3rd Sophie Ormsby

Year 5 boys: 1st Max Taylor, 2nd Drew Morgan and 3rd Louis Evans-O'Loan

Year 4 girls: 1st Tessa Baxter, 2nd Cassia Tallon, and 3rd Molly Hyett

Year 4 boys: 1st Timothy Cresswell, 2nd Boston Brott and 3rd Flynn Rowlands

Year 3 girls: 1st Grace Bell-Booth, 2nd Charlotte Kiddle, and 3rd Hannah Parker

Year 3 boys: 1st Oliver Preston, 2nd Reid Rowlands, and 3rd Sam Hardman

Year 2 girls: 1st Phoebe Stefan, 2nd Chloe Burgess and 3rd Ava Soffe

Year 2 boys: 1st Beau Gosling, 2nd Mack Enright and 3rd Andre Swager

Year 1 girls: 1st Scarlett Schrader, 2nd Katalaina Simanu and 3rd Harriett Street

Year 1 boys: 1st Harry Preston, 2nd Lorenzo Gee and 3rd Theo Arundel-Cresswell


The draws are also posted on the sports noticeboard outside the school library

Tauranga Basketball Association -

Little League Basketball – Monday 8th June to Monday 17th August

Year 3 & 4 Miniball – Tuesday 9th June to Tuesday 22nd September

Year 5 & 6 Basketball – Friday 12th June to Friday 18th September

Tauranga Hockey Association -

Fun Sticks Hockey – Saturday 25th July to Saturday 26th September

Mini and Kiwi Sticks Hockey – Saturday 20th June to Saturday 19th September

Harbourside Netball Centre -

Future Ferns Netball – Saturday 25th July to Saturday 26th September

Finally, my office has been relocated to the Technology Block. My office hours remain the same, feel free to pop in at anytime, however, email is often the best source of communication.

Monday 11:00am - 3:00pm

Tuesday & Wednesday 11:30am - 3:00pm

Thursday 9:00am - 3:00pm

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Upcoming Out of School Sports Events

The JUNIOR TOUGH GUY AND GAL CHALLENGE will be in Tauranga on Tuesday 11th August. The challenge is one of NZ's biggest mud runs, and is for years 3 - 6 only. Although kids will enter as the TPS team, parents will need to provide transport and supervision for their child. If your child is interested in participating in the TPS team, please email me before the end of Term 2.
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Sport Photos

Miki from Drops Photography will once again be photographing our winter sports teams. You will see Miki at our school events, plus at the weekly competitions. Miki's photos will be available to view and purchase on the FaceBook page ‘TPS School Events Photos by Drops Photography’.

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Any enquiries please contact Miki via email on
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