Waka Ama Weekly Sessions 2023

We will be participating in the Waka Ama training and competition events this year.

Please read through the following information, and complete the permission form below if your child would like to attend these weekly practices and competition events by 6 April 2023. 

If you have any questions please contact Whaea Marama, marama.davis@southlandgirls.school.nz

  • Training Days: Every Wednesday from 15 March – 30 November 2023
  • Time: 3:45 pm – 5:00 pm
  • Competition days: Held on Sundays still be to confirmed
  • Venue: Waihopai Rowing Club, Sandy Point Rd, Otatara.
  • Cost: no cost
  • Transport: students to make their own way to and from the venue. If you are not able to do so please contact Whaea Marama.
  • Gear required: 
    • Shorts/Leggings
    • Shirt long or short
    • Jacket
    • Change of clothes
    • Jandals or sneakers
    • Towel
    • Drink bottle of water
    • Hat
    • Sunscreen

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Student Information:

Please complete the following information for your child.
Student's Full Name*
Students Medical Information:*
I give permission for this information to be shared with the teacher in charge/team manager/coach if required.

Parent/Caregiver Information:

Parent/Caregivers Name*
Please enter a valid email address to receive a emailed version of this form once completed.

Parent/Caregiver Consent

Please tick all the boxes below to complete the Parent/Caregiver Consent.
Parent/Caregiver Consent*

Contact details

Book a Tour of Enwood House

Come and see all that Southland Girls’ High School offers boarders with a tour of Enwood House that allows you to see our facilities in action, while meeting the staff and the students.

To book in for a tour of the boarding house, please email Jenni Dennis, jenni.dennis@southlandgirls.school.nz or telephone 03 211 6030.

RISKS Disclosure

This event contains risks, including possible injuries. This event is managed by school staff or other organisations who will manage risk and hazards according to the school’s/organisation’s safety management plan. This includes careful consideration of all procedures while carrrying out the activites. While risks can be maintained to acceptable levels they cannot be totally eliminated. Some risk is retained for its learning and experiential value.

If you wish to come in to school to see our safety management systems or have any questions please phone 03 211 6030.


I understand that playing sport is an opportunity for me to learn, practice skills, and gain attitudes and values in an environment outside of the school.  I realise that this requires me to take on genuine responsibility for my own enjoyment and safety and that of others.

I agree to do the following to make this happen:

  • Show courtesy and consideration to others.
  • Follow the rules and instructions of staff and other supervisors at the events.
  • Look after myself and my personal belongings.
  • Declare medical conditions that could affect participation in the events.
  • Accept the rules set by the school for the events.

I understand that my parents / caregivers will be contacted and I may be sent home at their expense if:

  • My actions are considered unacceptable by staff / supervisors of these events.
  • I breach the behaviour / discipline standards of the school.
  • My actions put me or others in any danger.

Book a School Tour

Come and see all that Southland Girls’ High School offers students with a school tour that allows you to see our facilities in action, while meeting the staff and the students.

Student tour guides will answer questions and offer a student’s perspective, before meeting with a senior member of staff to discuss your child’s enrolment.

To book in for a tour of the school, please email Nicola Macpherson on  nicola.macpherson@southlandgirls.school.nz or telephone 03 211 6030.

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