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Capture the Dark Photography Contest

July 5, 2022

The International Dark-Sky Association's third annual Capture the Dark Photography Contest is open now! 📷 🌟

William at the Young Inspiring Explorers Summit

July 5, 2022

Year 7 student William Newlands was fortunate to be chosen to attend the Young Inspiring Explorers Summit in Christchurch last month. The summit saw 20 Year 7-9 students from across the country spend the weekend with the Antarctic Heritage Trust and Kiwi explorer William Pike.

The Wonder of Adventure

July 4, 2022

Trying something new pushes us out of our comfort zones. And while some of us ned more of a push than others, the benefits are universal.

Dunedin Tertiary Open Days 2022

July 4, 2022

Otago Polytechnic and the University of Otago are holding their Open Days for 2022 on Sunday 31st July and Monday 1st August. The Open Days will have academic presentations and activities, residential college tours, as well as lots of displays and activities from University clubs and services.

co2 Dragster Race Day

July 4, 2022

Room 5 ākonga have been busy with their co2 car project this term and Friday last week was Race Day, with every student taking on important roles at the event from Security through to Race Starters! 🏎 🏁

Fire! Fire! Fire!

July 4, 2022

This Term, Room 7 and 8 ākonga have been involved in the Get Firewise Programme for Year 1 and 2 students. They were fortunate enough to get a visit from The Twizel Fire Brigade last week to learn about fire safety in their homes. 🚒 👩‍🚒

Chasing Rainbows on a Grey Sky Day

June 30, 2022

Twizel Area School ākonga and pouako turned a grey, winter's day into all the colours of the rainbow today while celebrating inclusion, equality, kindness and diversity. Students came together to show solidarity for each other, no matter who you are or where you are from! 🌈

TAS Community Sporting Success

June 30, 2022

Our students' sporting success doesn't stop when they step outside the school gates. From netball to aerobics, Twizel Area School is always proud of our students' achievements win, lose or draw!

Lincoln University Open Day 2022

June 29, 2022

Lincoln University is holding their Hui Whakatuwhera Open Day for 2022 on Friday 22nd July. Register to attend and find out all there is to know about studying at Lincoln, including qualifications, accommodation, help with applying, and more.

ePro8 Final Challenge

June 29, 2022

After working through the ePro8 classroom challenge for a week, it was finally time for ākonga in Room 5 to face the ePro8 internal challenge where the teams would be competing against each other to win overall.

Matariki Parakuihi | Breakfast

June 29, 2022

What a success! Our Matariki Parakuihi | Breakfast Club was a lovely morning filled with smiles, music, hot milo, salmon, fruit and sharing with one another. It was great to see students of all age groups and the staff come together as one TAS community to celebrate.

Jack's Matariki Presentation

June 28, 2022

As part of his te reo / te ao Māori course, Year 11 student Jack McLellan was asked to make a presentation that tells a version of the story of Matariki. In his presentation, Jack also explains what each of the nine main stars of Matariki represents and what they mean.

Judges say YES to Monique

June 28, 2022

A huge congratulations goes to Year 12 student Monique van der Westhuizen who has finished 3rd in the Young Enterprise Scheme mid-year pitch for her Gold Tiki Venture and now progresses to the Regional Finals. Monique also claimed $90 in prize money and the adoration of the judges who were blown away by her "level of professionalism and confidence".

6 Tips for Talking About Pride Month and LGBTQ+ Rights With Kids

June 27, 2022

Teach kids the important role they play in supporting equal rights for all with these expert tips for starting conversations, as well as what to share and how.

Matariki Exhibition

June 23, 2022

During the Parent-Teacher Conferences, held today, the TAS Matariki Exhibition was available to view around the school. Students have worked extremely hard on their artwork and it's great to see the finished products displayed for all to see!

Junior Rippa Rugby Training

June 23, 2022

Last week the Junior School classes were offered Rippa Rugby training sessions, organised by Jason Forrest, the Rugby Development Manager from North Otago rugby.

New Zealand Army Webinars

June 22, 2022

Do you want to know more about the New Zealand Army and what a career can look like and provide you with? Over the next two months, the NZDF will be running a range of Webinars covering all trades and roles offered. From leadership to information technology to trades and combat specialists, we have a Webinar that will answer any questions you may have!

Room 5 and the EPro8 Challenge

June 22, 2022

Ākonga from Room 5 and some Year 5 students have begun the EPro8 classroom week challenge.

Back To Activity & Sport After COVID-19

June 22, 2022

When can children and teens return to activity and sports after COVID-19? Click here for guidance for children and teens returning to normal activity and sport after having time out due to COVID.

Akoranga Rūma Waru

June 22, 2022

The tamariki in Room 8 have been out and about doing a variety of activities and developing some new skills. This has included Netball and Rippa Rugby where they all demonstrated some superb skills.