Drowning Prevention Auckland

    Drowning Prevention Auckland will be holding a FREE aquatic based holiday programme SPLASH Break-Away for four-days during the January 2020 holidays. It is designed for kids aged between 11-17yr olds. The week includes a variety of activities including water safety, Lifejacket safety, snorkelling, by stander rescues, swimming sessions, safe boating programme, aquatic games and land-based games.  Programme Information  Dates: Week 1: 13th, 14th,15th,… Read More

Sports Award

The Sports Awards Dinner was held at Alexandra Park on The 14th of November where close to 300 staff, students and parents attended. It was a great evening with our guest speakers Kiwi-fern players Maitua Feterika and Aiesha Smalley who are both former Otahuhu College players. Supporters of the Year were Mr and Mrs Tukuafu and we are thankful… Read More

Measles Outbreak NOTICE

Measles outbreak: Important advice for travellers to the Pacific Islands   You will be aware of serious outbreaks of measles in Samoa, Tonga, the Philippines and Fiji.   If you are travelling to the Pacific please make sure you are up to date with your immunizations.   MMR vaccine is now available (from your doctor) to anyone in Auckland aged 1-49 years… Read More

Armistice Day

Representing our school, students an staff of the Services Academy attended the Armistice Day service at the Otahuhu Returned Services Association plot again this year. On 11 November at 11am, people from Commonwealth (and Allied) countries stop for two minutes to commemorate the soldiers who have fought and died in conflict. The Armistice, meaning truce, was signed on… Read More

Years 9 and 10 Leadership Camp

An enthusiastic group of Year 9 and 10 students attended the Leadership Camp at Kokako Lodge, Hunua Falls. The students were a real credit to the school. They gave outstanding effort in some demanding activities and were commended by the Camp staff on their ability to remain calm and goal focussed. A big thank you to Ms Pearce, Ms Toleafoa, Mr Jin, Mr Palelei, Ms Meagher… Read More

Library News

Student Librarians end of year event – Rainbow’s End   Our last student librarian event for the year in celebration and acknowledgement of the service they provide on a daily as student librarians here at Otahuhu College.  Fundraising was completed as a group throughout the year that covered all costs.  We had heaps of fun and… Read More