All posts by Raewyn Harnden

ANZAC Commemoration Assembly & Town Parade

On Friday the whole school participated in our ANZAC Commemoration Assembly. We once again welcomed guests, including serving and past members of the New Zealand Forces, Ron Mark, MP, BOT members, representatives from the Carterton District Council and the local Returned Services Association. Our very special guest was Epineha Ratapu, the last surviving member of the 28th Maori Battalion living in Wairarapa. On ANZAC Day a good number of students, staff and families turned out to take part in the ANZAC parade and laying of…

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ANZAC Field of Remembrance

Yesterday several of our students attended the ceremony for the Carterton Field of remembrance in Memorial Square. They were amazing ambassadors and stars in the Wairarapa Times Age. Today were remembered fallen soldiers of World War I by placing crosses in our school Field of Remembrance. This was a moving time as the students erected the crosses and placed poppies on our fence as a sign of respect for the servicemen. We were assisted by Maj Dean Rennie and CPO Len Burland. We have all…

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