Tauraroa Area School - TE KURA TAKIWA O TAURAROA Tauraroa Area School - TE KURA TAKIWA O TAURAROA


THIS TERM'S CORNERSTONE VALUE IS: Manaakitanga + Kotahitanga + Poutamatanga+

Manaakitanga - Manaaki i a koe ano (caring for ourselves) Manaaki te hapori (caring for our community) Manaaki te ao (caring for our world) Kotahitanga (togetherness) Poutamatanga (striving to improve - climbing up stairs). Ma te kotahitanga ka ako, ma te kotahitanga ka manaaki - Together we learn, together we care


Important Announcements

NZQA results are available online: Students please use your login on the NZQA website. Results have also been downloaded into KAMAR and mymahi. Check for any incorrect or missing results or qualifications. Email Mr McCartney (TAS Principal's Nominee) if there are any issues requiring advice or assistance.

Whangarei Bus Services Announcement: Unfortunately, Whangarei Bus Services have informed us that they will not be running the Town Bus run in the new year. We are working towards having a solution in place for the start of term. We will update again in the new year. Wishing you a Merry Christmas. Kind regards. Ray Petrie (Bus controller @ TAS)

Latest newsletter   12 Dec 2022

2023 Stationery Lists: We have teamed up with Office Max MySchool to make it easy for you to purchase all your family's school stationery needs for 2023. Avoid the last minute rush and help the school earn rewards at the same time. Click here to order now. [View Stationery Lists on the Being Informed page under Stationery/BYOD.] 

TAS Junior Prizegiving 9:00am to 12pm [Junior Prize-giving 2022 video link]

TAS Senior Prizegiving 1pm to 3pm [Senior Prize-giving 2022 video link]

Mrs Magee's Mathematics resources website

To View The Daily Notices - Please Click Here,

TAS Prospectus TAS Prospectus

Online application for enrolment form Enrolment Application Form 

Teacher Vacancy Application Forms


Tauraroa Area School Managing National Assessment Report 2022 from NZQA

NCEA Explained Useful Exam Links NZQA 2022 Examination Timetable NCEA Fees



NCEA information evening Mon 1st August 2022. For Year 10, 11, & 12 students and caregivers. Information for 2022 NCEA examinations and 2023 course handbooks will be available as e-copies on the school website and sent via email ASAP.

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All about NCEA - National Certificate of Educational Achievement - Levels 1-3

Download the Guide to NCEA booklet (pdf) or te reo version

NZQA's Page for Parents

NCEA Explained- This link is to the NZQA pages where everything you need to know about the National Certificates of Educational Achievement is explained. Note that owing to the disruptions to learning and assessment by COVID-19 there are some changes specific to 2023. Information about these changes will be available ASAP. 

Information about NCEA and Scholarship Entry Fees

These fees have been charged by the NZQA for NCEA and Scholarship entries. They have bee charged each year for each student entered into NCEA and collected by the school for bulk payment. In 2019 the NCEA fees for domestic NZ students has been removed but International fee-paying students are still charged if they enter NCEA assessments. There are other fees for various things such as reprints, reconsiderations and searches for past results. http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/about-us/our-role/legislation/fees/secondary-education-fees/

Useful Links

Information for students who need to apply for a derived grade

Study and Revision Advice