COVID-19 Notices

COVID-19 Update 21 Oct 2021

Thank you for all your support as we continue to navigate the challenges of COVID-19 Delta. Due to the rising number of COVID cases across Taamaki Makaurau and the high number of our senior students and whaanau who do not feel comfortable to return at this stage our Senior Leadership Team has made the decision today to delay our return to school until Monday 1st November. Read More...

COVID-19 Update 21 Oct 2021

Please see the latest information on the return of Year 11-13 students to on-site learning.
Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or need support. Kia kaha taatou, look after yourselves and whaanau. Stay safe in your bubbles, stay home if you can and please keep following the Alert Level 3 guidelines. 

COVID-19 Update 20 Oct 2021

The government has announced this afternoon that senior students (Y11-13) will be able to return to school on Tuesday 26th October. We understand that there will be mixed emotions and concerns about this and we encourage the continued conversations so we can work through this as a community. We will of course be following all the latest Ministry of Health guidelines which we will share in detail once confirmed. Read More...

COVID-19 Update 18 Oct 2021

As you will already be aware the government announced this afternoon that Auckland will remain in the current Alert Level 3 for at least a further two weeks. There will be further announcements due about schools on Wednesday and the pathway forward on Friday. Read More...
Operation Delta Online Va Term 4

COVID-19 Update 13 Oct 2021

As you will already be aware the government announced today that Auckland will remain in Alert Level 3 Phase 1 and a return to school has been delayed with further information to be given next Monday. Therefore, from the start of Term 4 Monday 18th October school will remain closed for all students apart from those of essential workers under 14 years of age who have no other whaanau available to look after them. Read More...

COVID-19 Update 11 Oct 2021

As you will already be aware the government announced today that Auckland will remain in Alert Level 3 Phase 1 and a return to school has been delayed with further information to be given next Monday. Therefore, from the start of Term 4 Monday 18th October school will remain closed for all students apart from those of essential workers under 14 years of age who have no other whaanau available to look after them. For all other students Operation Delta will start online on Monday 18th October. Read More..

COVID-19 Update 4 Oct 2021

Following the Government announcement this afternoon you will be aware that Auckland is remaining in Alert Level 3 with a phased plan for schools to be able to return at the start of Term 4. Read More...

COVID-19 Update 24 Sept 2021

I hope you all remain safe and well in your bubbles and I just wanted to thank you for all your aroha and support over what has been a challenging time for everyone. Thank you to all our whaanau and staff who continue to work so hard to support our rangatahi to stay engaged with their akoranga / learning during lockdown. Read More..

COVID-19 Update 20 Sept 2021

As you will already be aware the government announced today that Auckland will move to Alert Level 3 from 11.59pm Tuesday 21st September for at least two weeks. Therefore, school will remain closed for all students apart from those of essential workers under 14 years of age who have no other whaanau available to look after them. Read More...

COVID-19 Update 23 August 2021

As you will already be aware the government announced this afternoon that there are further community COVID-19 cases in Aotearoa, New Zealand, especially in Auckland, meaning Auckland will remain in Alert Level 4 up until at least midnight on Tuesday 31st August with a further update on Monday 30th August. Therefore, school will continue to remain closed for all students. Read More...
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COVID-19 Update 20 August 2021

As you will already be aware the government announced this afternoon that there are further community COVID-19 cases in Aotearoa, New Zealand, meaning all of Aotearoa, New Zealand will remain in Alert Level 4 up until at least midnight on Tuesday 24th August with a further update on Monday 23rd August. Therefore, school will remain closed for all students. Read More...
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COVID-19 Update 17 August 2021

Further to the government announcement this evening that New Zealand is going into Level 4 lockdown at 11.59pm tonight, school is now closed. All learning will be delivered online via Schoology and Kaitiaki will be in touch to check in with whaanau throughout the lockdown. Please let us know if you need support. Read More...

COVID-19 Update 5 March 2021

I hope you all continue to stay safe and well in your bubbles. Following the announcement by the Prime Minister today on the shift to COVID19 Alert Level 2 advising that schools are safe environments for students and staff to return to, we can now share some further information regarding students returning to Manurewa High School under Alert Level 2. Read More...

COVID-19 Update 28 February 2021

As you will already be aware the government announced last night that there are further community COVID-19 cases in South Auckland, Auckland has moved to Alert Level 3 from 6am today for 7 days. Therefore, school will be closed all week for all students apart from those of essential workers under 14 years of age who have no other whaanau available to look after them. Read More...

COVID-19 Level 2 Auckland Return to School - Update 17 February 2021

I hope you all continue to stay safe and well in your bubbles. Following the announcement by the Prime Minister today on the shift to COVID19 Alert Level 2 advising that schools are safe environments for students and staff to return to, we can now share some further information regarding students returning to Manurewa High School under Alert Level 2. Read More...

Health & Safety at COVID-19 Alert Level 2

Alert Level 2 key principles: 

The overriding principles for Alert Level 2 as noted by the Prime Minister are: 

  • Minimise the risk of someone getting infected in the first place 
  • Ensure we can identify and contact anyone who becomes infected 
  • Understand that Level 2 is not business as usual 
It is safe for all schools to open. All students and staff will be able to be onsite. Read More...

COVID-19 Online Resources for 15/16/17 February 2021

Kia ora ngaa tauira o Te Kura Tuarua o Manurewa – Kia ora students of Manurewa High School!

We hope you and your whaanau are safe at home and are settling into COVID Level 3 Lockdown. We have been here before. We know what to do. We can get through this one too! As Mr Hendrikse would say #WeGotThis

 At Manurewa High School Te Tiriti o Waitangi and Te Ao Maori are an important and special part of our school. Therefore, in terms of the mahi for school while in this lockdown we are going to continue with the work we have been doing in our Kaitiaki classes and as a school on our ‘Manurewatanga’ or the way we do things here at Manurewa.

The table outlines some expectations, with links to resources below the table..

MAHI

Manurewatanga - I can:

Resources to support learning

1

recite beginning karakia ‘Whakataka te hau’

Nga Karakia Powerpoint

Manurewatanga Powerpoint

2

recite finishing karaka ‘Unuhia’

Nga Karakia Powerpoint

Manurewa Powerpoint

3

recite our kai karakia ‘Nau mai e nga hua’

Nga Karakia Powerpoint

4

Perform our Piki atu song and actions

Piki atu Waiata and Haka Words

Video: Tylah-Jo and Lizzie

5

Perform our Piki atu haka and actions as composed by Arthur Adlam

Piki atu Waiata and Haka Words

Video: Haka_Arthur_Interview

Video: Haka_Tutorial

6

recite our Community of Learning Whakamoemiti ‘Tukua te mauri’

Whakamoemiti Col Karakia Powerpoint

7

Complete a WEAP – Whanau Education Action Plan

WEAP Presentation Powerpoint

WEAP Tool

COVID-19 Update 14th February 2021

As you will already be aware the government announced this evening that there are three community COVID-19 cases in South Auckland, Auckland is moving to Alert Level 3 from midnight tonight until midnight Wednesday 17th February. Therefore, school will be closed tomorrow for all students apart from those of essential workers under 14 years of age who have no other whaanau available to look after them. Read More...

TRACK AND TRACING AT CELEBRATIONS 

In line with government requirements we are asking that everyone who attends an event at school in the coming weeks complete track and tracing upon arrival at the school hall.

This can be done in one of two ways:

  1. Using the tracer app and the QR code provided or
  2. Filling in a manual form provided

If you are using the Tracer app we ask that you select

Tracing  Covid

‘Add a Manual Entry’ option as pictured


Type the names of everyone from the whaanau who is attending in the details box on the next screen


Remember to press ‘Add entry’ once you have finished.


A reminder that if anyone is unwell to please stay at home. 

COVID-19 Update 9th October 2020

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement that Auckland has moved to Level 1, I want to assure you that the move down to Alert Level 1 provides certainty that it is safe for all children and young people to physically attend school, and attending school regularly really matters. Read More..

NZQA Changes for students in Auckland

We recently received important information from NZQA on changes to NCEA for students in Auckland. A copy of this is attached.  Please read through and have a conversation with your child on their understanding of the changes and how they are tracking. Read More...

COVID-19 Update 29th August 2020

I hope you all continue to stay safe and well in your Level 3 bubbles. We’re looking forward to welcoming all our rangatahi and staff back at school on Monday 31st August following the return to Alert Level 2. Please find links to the Ministry of Education Auckland Return to School at Alert Level 2 letter in English which has also been translated into Samoan, Tongan and Kuki Airani Read More..

COVID-19 Update 25th August 2020

Following the Government announcement yesterday afternoon we are now moving back to Alert Level 2 at the beginning of next week. We look forward to welcoming all our students and staff back onsite at that time. Thank you again to our whaanau and caregivers for the support and resilience you have shown through Alert Level 3. Read More...

COVID-19 Update 14th August 2020

Kia Ora Whaanau, following the Governments decision that we are to remain in Level 3 until midnight Wednesday 26th August in this communication there will be updated information on the following:

Hauora, Communication, Akoranga Conferences, Reports, Waananga, Enrolments 2021, Online Learning, No Device, Te Aka Paerangi aa Kura (Virtual School Playbook), NZ COVID Tracer app, Visiting school, Essential Workers. Read More..

Te Aka Paerangi aa Kura (Virtual School Playbook) 

COVID-19 Update 12th August 2020

Kia Ora Whaanau, in this post there will be information on the following:

Hauora, Communication, Akoranga Conferences, Pacifika Talanoa, Online Learning and NZ COVID Tracer app 

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COVID-19 Update 11th August 2020

Kia ora Whaanau, further to the Government Press conference this evening you will be aware that Auckland is returning to Level 3 as of 12pm Wednesday 12th of August. Schools have been instructed to close for all students apart from children of essential workers under the age of 14. Read More...

COVID-19 Update 5th June 2020

Thank you for your support over the last three weeks of Alert Level 2. We are all hoping that on Monday June 8 the Government will announce that we are moving to Alert Level 1 and that everyone will feel safe to return to school. Read More...

COVID-19 Update 29th May 2020

Fa’afetai lava mo le lagolagoina o le vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa. Thank you very much for your support and participation in the Samoan language week. Our Te Hurihanga programme over the last two weeks has focussed on reconnecting, Hauora and celebrating Samoan Language Week, whilst still supporting those who have wanted to continue learning from home.

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COVID-19 Update 18th May 2020

Exciting New Revamped WAANANGA programme Welcome back to school, Today Pounamu and TAM,  and on Thursday Kootuku and Ahi. On Wed ALL Y12 and Y13 students are invited to attend our newly revamped WAANANGA program. The Waananga program will support you with gaining NCEA credits in areas that you have strengths in, but may not necessarily have been given the opportunity previously to gain credits in. Please see the attached document that oulines some exciting opportunuties for you to gain some NCEA credits. To sign on use the following link: https://tinyurl.com/Waananga-Wednesday-May-20

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COVID-19 Update 16th May 2020

I hope you have had a chance to watch our beautiful return to school blessing with our staff on our Manurewa High School Facebook page. Your Kaitiaki will have already or will be contacting you to confirm our arrangements for returning to school next week. Read More...

COVID-19 Update 14th May 2020

I hope you all continue to stay safe and well in your bubbles. Please find below the information regarding students transitioning back to Manurewa High School under Alert Level 2. We are prioritising Health and taking a cautious approach into transitioning our Staff and Students into Level 2 and a return to school. Read More...

COVID-19 Update 13th May 2020

I hope you all continue to stay safe and well in your bubbles. Following the announcement by the Prime Minister yesterday on the shift to COVID19 Alert Level 2 advising that schools are safe environments for students and staff to return to, we can now share some further information regarding students returning to Manurewa High School under Alert Level 2. Read More...

COVID -19  Update - 9th May 2020


I am sure you have followed with interest the announcements made by the Prime Minister. It is reassuring to hear how well our country has done at minimising the impacts of COVID-19. Alert Levels 4 and 3 have not been easy and I thank you for your ongoing support for the work we are doing.Read More...

COVID -19  Update - 21th April 2020

We hope that Term 2 and our online learning programme is working for your rangatahi. We know there will have been challenges for you to deal with but we have been getting some great feedback about the learning that is happening and thank you for all your mahi and support. Read More...  

COVID -19  Update - 15th April 2020

As we go through the days of the Lockdown phase of New Zealand’s response to COVID-19 and the brought forward start to the term break, life is now very different than anything most of us have ever experienced. Read More...

Online Learning Video-14th April 2020

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ARE YOU FEELING STRESSED?


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Support for Auckland Communities During COVID-19

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COVID-19 update - 30th March 2020

As we go through Day 5 of the Lockdown phase of New Zealand’s response to COVID-19 and the brought forward start to the term break, life is now very different than anything most of us have ever experienced. Read more..

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Year levels learning from home plan Week 9 - 23rd March 2020

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement that we are now at Level 2, some of our staff will now need to work from home. Read more..

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COVID-19 - 20th March 2020

With so much information and misinformation swirling around about COVID-19, I wanted to share with you what will happen if we were to have a case in our school community. Read more..

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Polyfest Cancellation translated into Samoan- 18th March 2020

O se folafolaga mo tatou ‘āiga, ua lē taunu’u le tauvaga o le Polyfest ona o nisi fa’afitauli ua lē mafai ona taofia. Ua lē taunu’u fo’i fa’afiafiaga o le po siva mo le kulupu Toga i le aso Lulu, fa’apea fo’i ma le kulupu Samoa i le aso Tofi. Read more.. 

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Polyfest Cancellation translated into Tongan- 18th March 2020

Hou’eiki moe kainga, fakamolemole kae ‘oatu e ki’i ongoongo koeni meihe ‘apiako Manurewa High School. Kuo mahino mai eni ‘ae kaniseli e Polyfest ‘oe ta’uni, pea ne fakakaukau ai e Poate ‘oku fakapotopoto ke kaniseli katoa moe ‘u Fiefia night na’e palani kihe uikeni, tupu meihe mahaki faka’auha ‘oku mafola ‘I mamani koe Kolona Vailasi. Read more..

Please see below COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information for our community in the Pacific Languages- 17th March 2020

Niuean Language

https://www.health.govt.nz/system/files/documents/pages/advice-for-public-events-and-mass-gatherings-covid-19-5march2020_niuean.pdf

Samoan Language

https://www.health.govt.nz/system/files/documents/pages/advice-public-events-mass-gatherings-covid19-5mar20-samoan.pdf

Cook Island

https://www.health.govt.nz/system/files/documents/pages/advice-for-public-events-and-mass-gatherings-covid-19-5march2020_cookisl.pdf

Fiji Language

https://www.health.govt.nz/system/files/documents/pages/advice-for-public-events-and-mass-gatherings-covid-19-5march2020_fijian.pdf

Tokelau Language

https://www.health.govt.nz/system/files/documents/pages/advice-for-public-events-and-mass-gatherings-covid19-5mar20-tokelauan.pdf

Tongan Language

https://www.health.govt.nz/system/files/documents/pages/advice-public-events-mass-gatherings-covid19-5mar20-tongan.pdf

Tuvalu Language

https://www.health.govt.nz/system/files/documents/pages/advice-for-public-events-and-mass-gatherings-covid19-5mar20-tuvaluan.pdf

HEALTH.GOVT.NZ

www.health.govt.nz

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Polyfest Cancelled 2020 - 16th March 2020

We have just received confirmation that Polyfest has been cancelled, therefore I am very sorry to inform you that our Tongan Fiefia night on Wednesday 18 March and the Samoan Po Siva night on Thursday 19 March have also been cancelled. Read more..

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Fiafia Night Cancelled - 16th March 2020

I am very sorry to inform you that due to the recent develop