School holidays are being brought forward so that they are completed within the 4 week period of Alert level 4 in response to Covid-19.
Holidays will now begin from Monday 30 March to Tuesday 14 April inclusive (a reminder that the Tuesday after Easter Monday is always a closed day for schools).
At the end of the school holidays, schools will be open for distance learning but not physically open for staff or students. Teachers will be working offsite.
Thank you and Take Care of one another.
S. A. Pamaka
Monday 23/03/2020 – 3:38pm
The Prime Minister has directed all schools to close by midnight Wednesday 25th March 2020.
Tamaki College will be closed from 3pm Monday 23rd March until further notice.
The learning of our students is important to us.
As a digital school we have a digital platform for students and teachers to continue their teaching and learning remotely. Using google apps for education and myworkspace.
Please support your child’s learning by encouraging them to use the following online resources:
See curriculum tab and Learning areas
Tamaki College online library:
Students sign in with their students ID KAMAR number
Username: TC<First Name><Last Name> (Some students may have used their email account) example: john.smith
Access is free until May. Students need to register online
May be viewed using the KAMAR portal and is found under the Details tab then click on attendance.
All General Enquiries
0800 1 TAMAKI
Nurse – Vanessa Fleming
Counsellor – Mary-Anne Wyatt
Social Worker – Osaiasi Kupu
Paired Up – Theresa Holmes
Tereora Academy – DJ and Anita
Device issues –Fusion
Houseparty has become one of the most widely used apps since lockdown, especially by young people. However, whilst there’s lots of fun to be had with Houseparty, it can present some potential risks that people should be aware of. Here is the latest advice from Netsafe about using Houseparty safely:
We are in challenging times and we ask that you make sure you are all safe during this time by following the Ministry of Health’s advice.
We will provide regular updates on the College’s Website, Facebook page, emails and texts.
Keep safe and be kind to one another
S. A. Pamaka
Please read the latest media release from the Ministry of Health regarding an update on the COVID-19 situation. Tamaki College is not expecting any international students from named countries who have arrived in New Zealand in the last 14 days and will continue to adhere to all Ministry guidelines with regards to any future attendees to the school. As per previous updates, it is important to adhere to the following guidelines from the Ministry of Health:
Practicing good hand and sneeze/cough hygiene is the best defense:
On the advice of the Government, Tamaki College will close from the 25th March 2020.
We will remain open for teaching on the 24th and 25th of March for those students whose parents are in the essential services. The school will be fully closed to all staff and students from 3pm, 25th March 2020.
For your information and networks. Please note the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information for your community in the Pacific Languages.
Alert Level 3 Video Links
Tamaki College is a family orientated school committed to academic excellence at all levels and the development of each student’s potential.
The college is proud to offer a wide range of courses and programmes designed to prepare students for both university study and trade based education.
Enjoy your visit!
Soana Pamaka, BA DipTchg
School Goal 4:
That students will have 90% attendance.
Manaiakalani Education Trust was set up in January 2011 to be in service of the schools to help them achieve the goals of the Programme by providing access to external resources and networks. Click here.
In partnership with Te Wananga O Aotearoa, Tamaki College seeks to provide a variety of opportunities for our wider community Click here.
AIMHI (Achievement in Multi Cultural High Schools) is a group of nine decile one urban secondary schools where a large proportion of the schools' student population come from Maori and Pacific Islands backgrounds Click here.
I like it here at Tamaki College. I feel like I am part of a family, away from home
A Year 10 Student