Term 2 2019
Week 1   29 April - 3 May
Monday - Term 2 begins
Friday  - Whakatipu assembly 9.15am in the hall

 Easter Hamper Raffle Results

Thank you all for your support of our Easter Raffle.  The results are:

1st - Lucy, ticket 931

2nd - Lorraine, ticket 1402

3rd - Alastair, ticket 440

4th - Kate, ticket 1097

5th - Warren, ticket 1255

6th - Mar, ticket 2302

7th - Jason, ticket 1882

8th - Rachel, ticket 65

9th - Holly, ticket 118

10th - Amanda, ticket 2111

All winners have been notified.


50th Anniversary Celebrations

Friday 10 and Saturday 11 May 2019


  •          Assembly 10am
  •          Continuous morning tea in the hall following assembly
  •          Guided tours from 11am
  •          Archives on display in classrooms, office, staff room, hall


  •          Community Party - 10.30am to 2pm
  •          Kapa haka performance
  •          Choir performance
  •          Jump Jam performance
  •          Food stalls and Devonshire tea
  •          Raffles
  •          Decade photos taken in the hall

Displays in every classroom, the office, staff room and hall covering different aspects of Redwood School history and future focus.  Each classroom will also have a folio of class photos throughout the years.

Our Principal, John Stackhouse, is compiling the Anniversary Booklet.  Do you have any stories from your time at Redwood School?  Please email:

As part of the school redevelopment we will be constructing a new playground (see the display in Room 17/18).  You are invited to make a donation towards this project.  Donations of $100 or more will be acknowledged with a ceramic tile which our tamariki will decorate in your honour, to be displayed at school. 

Donations can be made by eftpos at the office, cash or directly into our account – Redwood Primary School 12 3149 0297862 00.  Please put the reference ‘Playground Donation’ and your surname.

Thank you as you consider contributing towards our new playground – here for the generations to come.

Registration form here,  by emailing or find us on the Redwood School 50th Anniversary Facebook page.

ERO News

ERO reviews schools and early childhood education services, and publishes national reports on current education practice.

Click on the link below to access our latest ERO report:

Redwood Primary School ERO Report 2018

Do you have a New Entrant child starting school in 2019?

Please check that your child’s name is on our New Entrant list.

Verkerks Taste Testing

Are you interested in being part of a Consumer Testing group?  We have the opportunity to have 25 families signed up at any one time.  You receive Verkerks products to taste test, then complete the online survey.  We receive funding for every completed survey.  Easy and tasty fundraising.  Please email: if you would like to be part. 

Note: Please view the school calendar for upcoming events and times. Click on the event to view more details