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Poupou and Library
Finished outdoor Poupou and completed Library construction

Poupou Unveiling and Library Opening

History was made today as our wonderful new library space was opened along with the unveiling of our two new Poupou: Rua te Pupuke and Rua te Pukenga

Our guests were welcomed in by our Kaumatua Ernest Mongomery and Daniel Ormsby our talented artist unveiled the outdoor Poupou - ’Rua te Pupuke’ designed to show our school crest and four syndi- cates. It is a stunning piece of workmanship.

Following the blessing of the library, Curtly Harper and Bronté Jones (both students have been here at South for 8 years) cut the library ribbon. All of our students filed through the vibrant library in awe of the upstairs reading loft, colourful furniture and student painted Poupou - ‘Rua te Pukenga.’

A huge thanks to the Otorohanga Community Trust, Heartland King Country Energy, ODC Creative Communities and Prescott Holden for their generous support for the student Poupou programme that took place throughout Term 2.

A final thanks to Mrs. Judy Brown for all of her work in ensuring our library was presented at its very best. Please feel free to come in for a look at this awesome space.

Shawn Gielen, Principal