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Published every even week during school terms. Posted to school families, the wider community, on the web and emailed by request. Copy and casual advertising for #12 published Wed 26 August closes Thu 20 August. WEDNESDAY 12 AUGUST 2015 ~ TERM 3 WEEK 04 ~ VOLUME 155 NUMBER 11

QUOTE Who are we? We find that we live on an insignificant planet of a humdrum star lost in a galaxy tucked away in some forgotten corner of a universe in which there are far more galaxies than people.

CALENDAR Thu 13 Aug Fri 14 Aug Fri 14/15 Aug Tue 18 Aug Wed 19 Aug Tues 28 Aug

Carl Sagan

* Further information elsewhere in the newsletter.

Pelorus Totaranui Camp Evening 19:00 Country Schools’ Tech Challenge for Y7/8 at MTC BoT Workshop (Charter review) at Te Mahia Y8 Parent Info Evening MBC Hall Y8 Parent Info Evening MGC Hall Teacher-Only-Day

www.havelock.school.nz/index.php/calendar Click on item for status and/or info. See also our smart phone PTC app.

SCHOOL SEAFOOD STALL MANAGERS Jason and Tracey Clark have done a wonderful job of co-ordinating the school’s seafood stall at the festival for the past couple of years and now feel it is time to hand over the role. They have put together a great set of notes and contacts to help this run on smoothly. We are canvassing our collective readership in the hope a couple of folk may step forward to manage this event. There are always a bevy of volunteers who roll their sleeves up closer to the time and the day itself runs very smoothly. If this sounds like something you could do then please don’t hesitate to put your hand up. Tracey and Jason are very happy to pass on their collective wisdom and experience to make this a success again in early 2016. Please contact either Jason, Tracey or Mandy in the school office. Mauri Ora na Akoranga ~ Learning for Life… since 1861

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RECOGNISED RECENTLY acknowledging recent achievement, effort and commensurate reward Reading 25 nights William King, Berekata Obetaia 75 nights Alfie Foote, Ruby-May Illsley-Slape, Kaedyn Pulham 100 nights Manawa Ward, Tiabeina Obetaia, Chloe Hackett, Ella King, Hazley Hrstich, Maryanne Rimene-Solomon, Boyd Elvy 125 nights Courtney Brownlee, Andre Mueggenburg-Swanston, Harvey Brownlee, Kelan Bailey-Gatchell, Elliot Swanston, Lafai King, Tyrani Stewart, Anika McPhee, Ashelyn Horton-Smith 150 nights Isla Baillie, Hunter Elvy, Jack McKay, Caleb Bailey-Gatchell, Abbey Lawrence, Ollie Foote, Demi O’Donnell, Olivia Johnson, Molly-Jo Munro, Alex Steele, Conor Clark, Skye Gatjens, Ben Robbins, Towa Urakawa-Murdoch, Liddy Horton-Smith, Max Skehan, Tane Ward, Drew O’Donnell, Ayla McPhee, Emma McCauley, Marcus Rimene-Solomon, Jessie Gatjens, Jordan Lawrence 175 nights Ellie Gatjens, Josh Steele, Mia Higgins, Hannah Roborgh

PEA STRAW Spray-free Pea Straw for sale at just $10 per bale. Phone 574 2323. BONE-DRY FIREWOOD FOR SALE Douglas Fir, Blue Gum @ $240/cord (3.6 m3) Phone 574 1416. Mauri Ora na Akoranga ~ Learning for Life… since 1861

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INVITATION TO SPECIAL EDUCATION UPDATE FORUM Special Education continues to be a major priority for the Ministry of Education. While much has been achieved in recent years in inclusive education, there is more to be done. We invite you to attend a Special Education Update forum to learn about our direction and discuss improvement ideas. We want to reduce fragmentation of services, simplify access to extra learning support and increase the consistency of services across the country, so children and young people who need extra support can progress and achieve. Our Special Education Update is looking at the whole education system including the Ministry’s responsibilities - from early childhood, through primary, secondary and tertiary education. We want a range of views to inform decisions about improvements. So far we’ve worked with representative groups, professionals and some individuals (including parents) in forums to discuss priority improvements. We understand more people want to contribute so we’ve decided to hold extra forums – mainly for parents but others are also welcome. These additional forums are being held from midAugust to 4 September. We are using the same format as earlier forums and will include all contributions into the analysis and decisions about priority improvements.

Blenheim School 42 Alfred St - Monday 17 August 7 - 9 pm RSVP to della.drummond@education.co.nz so we know how many people plan to attend - and let us know if you have any special requirements. Please ask for background reading when replying. We want all learners to achieve and succeed. Everyone’s contribution to this work is important, no matter where you live or work – in schools, kura, early learning centres families/whānau and communities right around New Zealand. Ngā mihi Patrick McEntyre District Manager MoE Nelson/Marlborough/Westcoast Mauri Ora na Akoranga ~ Learning for Life… since 1861

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Johnston Associates South Chartered Accountants Masterminding brighter tomorrows Annual Financial Accounting Accounting Services Evaluation and Implementation

(Xero a nd the Cloud Training)

Business Advisory

(Development and Structure)

Corporate Advisory

(Cash Flows, Budgets, Projections)

Debt Structure and Management Due Diligence Management Reporting/Interim Reporting New Company Setup Strategic and business planning Succession Planning Taxation Tax Compliance and Advice Trans-Tasman Accounting

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Dean Steele

CA, B.Mgmt (Hons)

021 249 1191 dsteele@jacal.co.nz

Ben Douglas

CA, B.Com, Dip Grad

021 249 1195 bdouglas@jacal.co.nz

Brad McNeill CA, BCA, BSc

021 0206 7526 bmcneill@jacal.co.nz

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NOW HERE’S A CHALLENGE Take in some serious altitude for a good cause – Drop Your Boss Skydive is here. Raising funds for Kiwi Can (FYD) at the top of the south! FYD Marlborough delivers proven programmes that bring positive change to the lives of young people in the area. Two of Havelock School’s teachers have been nominated to be dropped or pushed (we aren’t fussy) out of a plane - whilst it is flying at altitude. To ensure this will happen we need to raise some cash and needless to say, there is already a serious competition developing to see who can reach the target first. You can choose your favourite to be dropped/pushed by heading to the Givealittle link of choice below.

Piers Throssell Tracey Wearing

https://givealittle.co.nz/fundraiser/teacherskydive https://givealittle.co.nz/fundraiser/dropyourbossmrswearing

You can also make your donation at school if you would rather.

COUNCIL COMMUNITY BBQ FACILITY TO SUPPORT FUNDRAISING Council has installed a community BBQ facility next to the Reuse Shop on Wither Road, Blenheim. You can book the facility for your fundraising via the website http://www.marlborough.govt.nz/Our-Community/Community-Fundraising-Support.aspx, by email mdc@marlborough.govt.nz or by phoning 03 520 7400. The Reuse Shop has up to 35 000 visitors each year. Weekends and public holidays are the busiest periods. Bookings from across the community are encouraged. Mauri Ora na Akoranga ~ Learning for Life… since 1861

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CANDIDATES FOR OUTWARD BOUND Every year the Havelock Lions Club arranges sponsorship for a young person aged between 18 and 25 to attend a classic Outward Bound course. Funding for this comes from the Lions Club and from First Light Trust so that any young person who lives in the Pelorus area can be selected. The course runs for 21 days and during this time our candidate will experience all outdoor elements and activities Outward Bound has to offer including sailing, kayaking, bushcraft and navigation. However the most important aspect of the course will be the realisation that our candidate can rise to the challenge realising his or her potential and learning that, with perseverance, dreams can be achieved. Our candidate will: 1. Challenge him/herself and push limits 2. Reflect, discover what is important to them and determine their future direction 3. Learn about themselves from both success and failure to take their confidence and motivation to the next level 4. Discover what it takes to create effective relationships and be part of a successful team 5. Develop a stronger sense of personal responsibility in responses to real and challenging situations. If you know of someone who will benefit from this course please get them to contact Debbie Healy. Her phone number is DDI 520 6262, mobile 021 284 2424 and her email address is greenprescription@marlboroughpho.org.nz Applications close on Friday 28 August 2015. Candidates will be interviewed and all candidates will be advised who the successful person is by 11 September.

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EXPLORERS As some of you know there is an explorers group operating in our midst. This is a Scouts type group run by volunteers for boys (sorry girls you’ll have to start a Guides type group). Its purpose is to give the boys opportunities to explore and learn new practical skills. We are a small exclusive group as that gives us more freedom to do a wider variety of activities especially when transport is needed. For more information about this group please contact Piers Throssell at PJThrossell@gmail.com

Support the local businesses who support the school by sponsoring the smart phone app above. Just search for PTC, download and select Havelock School. You can notify the school directly with absentee info and find other info in a jiffy. WINTER EXPLORER COMPETITION Are you up for a Challenge? Get out, Active and Warm-Up by entering Sport Tasman’s Winter Explorer Competition! All ages can enter - Free! Register at www.sporttasman.org.nz/WinterExplorer to receive the map and quiz sheet. You must visit 5 of the 10 sites around the walkways and reserves in Marlborough. At each location you will find answers to three quiz questions. You have until the end of Winter - 31 August to complete the quiz and submit your answers. All correct entries go into the draw for some great spot prizes! Sonya Sutherland Community Sport Advisor (Sport Tasma - Marlborough) DDI: 03 577 8855 ext 5 sonya.s@sporttasman.org.nz www.sporttasman.org.nz Mauri Ora na Akoranga ~ Learning for Life… since 1861

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SWIMMING LESSONS 18 JANUARY - 22 JANUARY 2016 Parents and caregivers would you be keen for your children to participate in a week of swimming lessons with a qualified instructor from Stadium 2000? The lessons take place at the solar heated Havelock School Pool during January 2016. We need a minimum of 20 children for the go-ahead. The cost per child will be determined by the numbers. If interested, email or phone with names and ages of your children or if you would like more information, email ajm74@hotmail.com or phone Jeanette 574 2076.

This notice will be repeated periodically and is of course on line via the school’s web site under latest newsletter or newsletter archive.

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WINDOWS FOR SALE 10 ALUMINIUM WINDOWS FOR SALE… 1.0m x 1.80m - all offers to be emailed to hcaoffice@havelock.co.nz before 31 August. Windows can be viewed at Havelock Holiday Park, 24 Inglis Street between 9:00 am and 4:30 pm daily. Funds towards community projects. Hi Everyone. Awesome to have a few new people join. The smiles and energy in class are amazing! Summer will be here before we know it and what better time to get fit, tone up and feel healthy. If you are keen, come along and join in, meet some lovely people and get fit. Take the class at your own fitness level and build up from there. Feel free to like Havelock Zumba Pam Elvy Facebook page for updates. 2015 WEEKLY TIMETABLE Havelock School Hall (off Lawrence Street) Monday Morning class 10 am - 11 am Monday Evening class 6 pm - 7 pm Wednesday class 9:30 am - 10:30 am (Havelock Town Hall) Thursday class 6 pm - 7 pm Friday class 9:30 am - 10:30 am $5 per class (under 10yrs free) 10-18yrs $2 per class. Concession cards are available. Please wear comfortable gear and shoes. Remember to bring a drink of water and a small towel. Pam Elvy 5741046 / 021 2632 431

Do something that makes you feel happy everyday! Live, laugh, dance!

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CROSS COUNTRY ~ 31 JULY ~ HOSTS CANVASTOWN The change of term seemed to do the trick with the weather and a better day could not have eventuated. Organisation was as usual right on the mark and ran superbly to time. Students’ behaviour was collectively exemplary and a credit to the pupils, parents and teachers comprising the Pelorus schools. In case you have never seen the various courses you can goto this page online and scroll to the bottom. There was just the right amount of moisture lying in the paddocks to keep runners honest and wary. The gradients and terrain for older students was a good test for competitors and found out those who had let their training slip. Canvastown, running on their own track, proved again too difficult to beat overall and took out first place in the inter-school competition. When the total scores were added and divided by the numbers taking part the places fell as follows: Canvastown (3.25), Linkwater (2.84), Rai Valley (2.68), Havelock (2.5) and Waitaria (2).

Above Courtney, Liddy, Drew, Jack and Max receive certificates for being placed amongst the front runners almost a clean sweep. At left Tiabeina, Isla and Abbey rounding a post with only 600m to go. Mauri Ora na Akoranga ~ Learning for Life… since 1861

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CROSS COUNTRY PLACINGS Age First Groups 5 6 Drew O’Donnell Max Skehan 7 8 9 10 Boyd Elvy 11 + 12 -

Second Hunter Elvy Manawa Ward Liddy Norton-Smith Hannah Roborgh Olivia Johnson Rico Scott Kea Bradley

Third Courtney Brownlee Jack McKay Skye Gatjens Anika McPhee Kane Elvy Ashley Mulholland Sakura Urakawa-Murdoch -

Thanks to Canvastown School for a terrific event and to all those locals who helped with transport, logistical and moral support.

STADIUM 2000 ~ SPORTS ZONE TERM 3

Fitness and adventure based games and skills encouraging your child to lead and active healthy lifestyle.

6 - 7 years Thursdays 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm - 8 - 11 years 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Cost: FREE- for first term of enrolment only. $50 for Term 3 re-enrolments. CALL QUICK - LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. Ph 577 8300.

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Did you know? ‘Healthy Smiles’ require regular dental check-ups! Our clinics no longer close during ‘the school holidays’ so our staff are available to provide FREE care for your child’s teeth for 50 weeks a year. If your child is not yet enrolled; your contact details have changed; or you have concerns about your child’s teeth – give your clinic a call. Also, if your appointment time no longer suits you, or you have problems getting to it ......or are going to be late, please phone ASAP so another child can be seen. Your clinic is open 8 am - 5 pm Monday - Friday and is listed below. NELSON MARLBOROUGH COMMUNITY ORAL HEALTH SERVICE BLENHEIM & MARLBOROUGH MOBILE CLINIC 5209922

MAKING OUR ENVIRONMENT HAPPY

If we needed proof, then Hannah collected it in bags coming down the Mahakipawa Hill Road recently. After a pleasant walk up the new Link Pathway, Hannah and her parents came back down via the road. The perspective from the track allowed Hannah to see the copious amount of rubbish lying on the sides of the road. The messaging from Kiwi Can and loudly heard by pupils across New Zealand, includes caring for the environment as well as each other. Hannah chose to “make the environment happy" and perhaps persuade others too that all of us need to take care and that means take our rubbish with us rather than throw it out the window. Hannah kept collecting rubbish but ran out of bags after filling five of them. Thanks Hannah - a Double Dolphin Award coming your way soon. If Kiwis Can throw their rubbish out the window perhaps Kiwis Can also make an effort to clean it up. Nice effort Hannah. We need more Kiwis with the right Can Do attitude. May be the rest will disappear soon. Mauri Ora na Akoranga ~ Learning for Life… since 1861

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PLAY SPACE/S

Those with keen eyesight might have already seen the A1 posters displayed in the hall giving a hint of what is planned for our re-vamped adventure playground. The concept has moved beyond the current area and has taken into account the wider play space/s within a re-landscaped environment. The concept is bold but works with existing elements and takes themes from the wider Sounds environment… a very exciting set of concepts. Comments and submissions are welcome by 31 August and may be made in any form. Submission papers are available in the hall, from the office and are also on line along with the concepts. You will find them under Admin on the web site… follow the links and see what is envisaged. Students are quite excited despite the long time in getting to this point. They are keen to see whether the elements they suggested are included. Ben Roborgh is the board’s Play Space/s Convener and comments etc may also be made directly to him. See paper for contact details.

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CHESS

On Friday last week four senior students took a plunge and entered the regional Chess competitions in Blenheim… hosted at Marlborough Boys’ College. Despite the trepidations and inexperience of playing at this level, the team members did very well and put Havelock on the map coming away with second Junior School. Nice one team - Check mate! Above: Maryanne, Jacob, Ari and George having a warm-up before the serious games of war got underway.

MUSIC FESTIVAL ~ MON 21 SEPT

Over forty Year 3 - 8 pupils are working hard learning lyrics and melodies for the eighteen songs on this year’s programme. Two years ago it was a grand night and certainly a festival of choral highlights. It is hoped this high standard can again be attained with the two hundred students from other Marlborough schools on the last Monday of this term in the Civic Theatre. Over four nights, four large choirs of children from different Marlborough schools will be performing along with guest artists. Tickets went on sale at Ticket Direct on Monday 10 August. Get yours before they’re all gone - they sell out really fast… Adult $14 and Child (<17) $10.

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Pelorus Area Health Trust

CLOTHING DRIVE

Thank you for your kindness and support in the Vanuatu Clothing Drive. Your donations will be gratefully received. Pelorus Area Health Trust’s New and Preloved Goods Shop The Treasure Chest, Main St, Havelock Shop Hours: Mon - Sat 10:00 - 15:00 Hours can be altered at Volunteers’ discretion www.pelorusareahealthtrust.co.nz With your kind donations and purchases we have supplied Defibrillators and Blood Pressure Units to our Pelorus Communities, Medical Aid Loan, Health Education Grants and Community Grants. Donations to St Johns, Rescue Helicopter, Local Schools and many more local community groups, individuals and project benefits. Books are supplied to MBC and the Pelorus Community Preschool. We also distribute clothing to Rest Home Dementia Patients. FUNDRAISING ACTIVITIES FOR THE FIT ‘n’ FREE COMMUNITY GYM The Brunch with Jane Butler was a great success. Thanks very much to Jane who gave us her time freely and thanks to all those who supported us. HIGH TEA AT THE SLIP INN 3PM SATURDAY 5TH SEP

Dress Victorian or Hat (optional) 40 Tickets available $30 each $2 raffles & prizes for the most appealing costume & fabulous hat Contacts: Carol 021 065 6789 or Tracy 027 236 7196

ACTIVITIES… SOMETHING FOR ALL AGES TUMBLE TOTS

MODIFIED TAI CHI

STAR DANCE ACADEMY

Tuesday, CHANGE OF VENUE to the nice warm Havelock Sports Pavilion Classes: 9:30 am – 10:30 am Cost: $2.00 per session Designed to develop toddler’s physical skills. Thursday, Havelock Sports Pavilion Sessions: 2:15 pm – 3:00 pm Cost: $5.00 per session Contact: Susan 574 1443 Wednesday, Havelock Town Hall Classes: Star Juniors (Ages 5-9) 4:15 pm – 5:15 pm Star Seniors (Ages 10-13) & Leaders (14-16/17) 4:15 pm – 6:00 pm Cost: Juniors $50 and Seniors $61.50 for the first 30 children to register (subsidised by KiwiSport), thereafter Juniors $80.50 and Seniors $92.00. Contact: Vicki 027 748 4172

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