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CLIVE KIDS are connected, engaged and creative. If you are as excited about the potential of your child as we are then they will thrive at Clive School. Our community is situated in a semi-rural locality, nestled between Napier and Hastings in ‘The Bay’, established in 1879.

We don’t just live traditions we create them. Partnerships between and within our community of learners are strong. We hold and share high achievement expectations for all children and we work hard to achieve each student’s potential. Learning is relevant,

Our Values

Manaakitanga / Respect

Manaaki for themselves, others and everything and everyone around them.

Kaitiakitanga / Guardianship

Kaitiaki of their world, our community and school. Looking out for each other through Tuakana Teina (the relationship between older and younger children and our community members).

Hauora / Health

The health and well-being of our Tamariki, our people and community moving forward. Hauora encompasses all areas of health (Physical, Mental, Whānau and Spiritual (our connectedness)

Kia Manawanui / Perseverance

Our ākonga and people will value perseverance to achieve to the best of their ability.


FOS – Clive School Disco for 2024. Please see the attachment for more information.

Tue Jun 18 12:01pm

One of the favourite events of the social calendar, the FOS – Clive School Disco is on Wednesday 26th June in the school hall 5.30pm-7pm.

Please see the attachment for more information including refreshments, the theme and tickets.

FOS – Clive School Disco

Important dates for Hangi Donations drop off:

Mon Jun 17 05:02pm

Kia ora Clive whānau,

Please see the important dates for the drop off of donations for our Hangi.

Thank you for your support!


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Tickets/Coupon sales: Monday 17th June – Friday 21st June – 8:30am – 9am and 2:45 pm – 3:15pm daily. Mon 24th June – 8:30 – 9am

Mon Jun 17 04:01pm

COST: Door Entry – Gold Coin


Tickets/Coupons cost from $1.00 – $20 (Max per child & each ticket holds $10)


What’s for Sale: Use your coupons to buy:

PIZZA $1 a slice
POPCORN $2 bag
LOLLIES from $1
FAMOUS FLASHIES from $1 – $3


Mon Jun 17 10:47am

Disco tickets are on sale in the Library every morning and afternoon this week. Cash only.

Noho ora mai

Principal Appreciation Day – tomorrow 18th June

Mon Jun 17 10:01am


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Matariki activities at the Ātea

Mon Jun 17 08:47am

There are some fantastic opportunities for learning available coming up next week for Matariki. A reminder that our school events take place on Wednesday the 26th.

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Disco ticket sales start today and are every day this week. 8.30 – 9.00 and 2.45 – 3.15 in the school library. Cash sales only.

Mon Jun 17 08:31am

FOS Lunches this Friday 14th June…..

Thu Jun 13 05:01pm

This week’s menu is:

Sausage in bread $2 each

Pies $3 each

Sausage Rolls $3 each

Pizzas $3

Orders will be taken in hall from 8.30am.

Order your Hāngī – the notice attached is coming home today.

Wed Jun 12 03:02pm


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Principal appreciation Day – Tuesday 18th June 2024

Wed Jun 12 02:58pm


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Jars Reminder:

Mon Jun 10 12:08pm

Kia ora whānau,

Just a reminder if you have any clean jars at home (labels and lids removed) we would love them for our Matariki Lanterns the students will be making in Week 9. Please drop them to the office.

Thank you!

Hangi donations:

Mon Jun 10 10:35am

Wow, we have been overwhelmed with donations towards our hangi. Thank you so much Clive whānau. For now we do not need any more. If this changes we will be in touch.

Thank you to everyone who has offered. I will email you details of when to drop off your donations so we can store them for our preparation day on the 25th of June.

Noho ora mai


Matariki celebrations update

Fri Jun 07 03:46pm

Kia ora whānau, 

Please see an updated newsletter regarding the planned celebrations for Matariki on Wednesday, the 26th of June. 


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Clive School Term 2 Week 6 Newsletter 2024

Fri Jun 07 09:17am



The latest student statements have been emailed out. Please check your inbox. You will only receive a statement if you have a balance owing.

Wed Jun 05 01:43pm

Winter Illness and Attendance reminders

Wed Jun 05 11:13am

Kia ora whānau, 

Please see this important newsletter relating to winter illness and ensuring attendance is priortised when safe to do so. 


Noho ora mai 

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Scholastic Book Club – Orders for issue 4 will close Weds 12th June.

Tue Jun 04 06:01pm


Thu May 30 03:59pm

Kia ora whānau, 

This is a friendly reminder that tomorrow is a Teacher-Only day for our staff to explore the changes to the New Zealand Curriculum. Monday is also the King’s Birthday public holiday. School will reopen on Tuesday, June 4th. 

Noho ora mai


Matariki Hangi Donations sought

Wed May 29 04:13pm

Kia ora Whānau, 

I intended to get this newsletter into your child’s school bag today, but time has slipped away on me. A hard copy will be sent home with them tomorrow (eldest and only children). Please feel free to email me if you can support with any of the required Hangi requirements: 

Noho ora mai 


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Teacher Only Day Reminder: Friday 31st May

Fri May 24 03:22pm

Kia ora whānau,

Just a reminder that next Friday (31st May) is a Teacher-Only Day at school. If you need your child to attend Lulu and Max, please ensure you reach out to Kat and her team urgently.

Have a lovely weekend!


Thu May 23 10:49am

If you do not have anything pink, come in mufti. Please remember a gold coin donation to go towards supporting the Acorn Project, who support families battling cancer.


The seniors have been creating posters to help remind us to wear pink tomorrow. 

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FOS lunches this Friday 24th May.

Wed May 22 04:55pm

As normal, orders will be taken in the hall from 8.30am.

On the menu this week:

Sausages $2

Pies $3

Sausage Rolls $3

And in support of Pink Shirt day, there will also be:

Pink Doughnuts $3


Friends of School (FOS) welcome new members hui:

Wed May 22 11:38am

Kia ora whānau, 

A reminder, that our amazing FOS team have their welcome meeting for new members tonight at 7:00 pm in the School staffroom.

Please come in via the office doorway. I have been told there will be baking to enjoy! 

Everyone is welcome to attend. Please come along to join our team who do so much for our wonderful tamariki and school. 

I will see you there! 

Lulu and Max – Care for Teacher Only Day

Tue May 21 06:01pm

Our Afcare provider, Lulu and Max, are open for Teacher Only Days.

Please see the attachment for more information.


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Afterschool pickup

Tue May 21 03:26pm

Wow, it is wet and horrible out there. 

Please take extreme caution when collecting your children from school. Please use the crossing and if driving, slow down. 


A reminder about parking at school is attached below: 

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A message from the sickbay……

Mon May 20 10:11am

Today, we’ve received quite a few notifications that pupils are home unwell due to a vomitting and/or diarrhoea bug so please be aware that it is going around. 

To help minimise spread, children should stay away from school for 48 hours after their last vomitting and/or diarrhoea episode.

If you do have your child at home today please send a notification using the school app if you have not done so already.

Thank you.


Sun May 19 01:31pm

Friends of School ‘Welcome to FOS New Member’s Hui’ on Wednesday 22nd May at 7pm in the school staff room.

All welcome


Sun May 19 10:16am

Supporting Bully Free Schools and raising money for The Acorn Project who support families battling cancer.

When: Friday 24th May (Next week)

Wear: Something pink if you can, otherwise just mufti clothing

Bring: Gold coin donation to support the Acorn Project.

Get in behind two awesome causes!

A message from the sickbay……

Fri May 17 03:54pm

A heads up that there appears to be a tummy bug going around. 

We’ve got children away or have had to send children home with sore stomachs, vomitting and/or diarrhoea.  

To help minimise spread, children should stay away from school for 48 hours after their last vomitting and/or diarrhoea episode.

Thank you.

Clive School Term 2 Week 3 Newsletter 2024

Fri May 17 08:36am



FOS lunches this Friday, 17th May.

Wed May 15 10:42am

FOS lunches are on this Friday.  As usual, orders will be taken in the hall from 8.30am. 

Menu items this week are:

Sausage in bread    $2 each

Pies    $3 each

Sausage rolls    $3 each

Absence today. If your child is not attending school today, please put through an alert via the app or by emailing

Wed May 15 10:01am

FOS lunches menu for tomorrow, Friday 10th May.

Thu May 09 10:38am

FOS lunches will be available tomorrow.  As always, orders will be taken in the school hall from 8.30am.

The menu that will be available is:

Sausages in bread     $2 each

Pies   $3 each

Cheeseburgers   $3 each

Teacher Only Day Reminder

Tue May 07 03:48pm

Kia ora whānau, 

This is just a friendly reminder that Friday the 31st of May is a Ministry of Education-directed Teacher Only Day for our staff to unpack changes to the New Zealand Curriculum. 

Lulu and Max is available providing they get enough children. Please liaise directly with Kat the Clive Lulu and Max coordinator.

Lulu and Max job opportunity

Tue May 07 01:08pm


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Student account statements have been emailed out this morning. Please note that you will only receive a statement if you have a balance.

Tue May 07 10:30am

Kia ora

The latest student account statements have been emailed out this morning.  Please note, you will only receive a statement if you have a balance.

Please contact the office if you have any questions.

Lulu and Max – Employment opportunity. Please see the attached information.

Fri May 03 05:31pm

Our Afcare provider, Lulu and Max, are looking for a Supervisor to join the Clive team. 

Please see the attachment for further information.

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FOS lunches tomorrow.

Thu May 02 04:34pm

FOS lunches are happening tomorrow

The menu will be slightly different to the norm and there will only be Sausages at $2 and Pies at $3 available.

As usual orders will be taken in the school hall from 8.30am.



Assembly Reminder

Thu May 02 09:16am

Kia oar whānau, 

Just a reminder that assemblies now take place in the morning from 9:10 am. Tomorrow it is Room 6’s assembly. 

Also a reminder for our Drama whānau, that due to Sam being in the UK there is no Drama tomorrow. This begins next Friday with our Middles going from 1:30 – 2:15 followed by our Seniors 1:15 – 3:00. 

Noho ora mai 



Return to School Reminder: Please keep our tamariki safe

Sun Apr 28 11:47am

Kia ora Whānau, 

A reminder that school starts on Monday 29th April. Please see this important reminder about traffic management at school to keep our tamariki safe. 


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Madagascar The Musical will be playing during the April school holidays. See the attached for more info.

Wed Apr 10 02:16pm

Madagascar The Musical 

See the attachment for more information or head to

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End of term baking this Friday will be brownie. Order in the hall before school along with lunch $2 each.

Wed Apr 10 01:06pm

Whakatu Bus running late

Tue Apr 09 04:17pm

The bus has just left school now 3:15 as we had to track down a student. 


Thanks for your patience. 


2nd hand Uniform Sale starts tomorrow

Tue Apr 09 04:03pm

2nd Hand Uniform Sale

There is a huge amount of good quality 2nd hand uniforms for sale.  Once purchased please cut any old names off and write your child’s first and last name onto the uniform.  

Everything is $5

Cash only please

Where: Room 7 at Clive School 


Wednesday 10th April 8:40am to 9:10am 
Wednesday 10th April 2:45pm to 3:15pm 
Thursday 11th April 8:40am to 9:10am


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2nd hand uniform sale this Wednesday and Thursday – see attached for more information. Cash only please

Mon Apr 08 08:09pm



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Tennis holiday programme

Mon Apr 08 09:25am


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Important information:

Fri Apr 05 04:09pm


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BOT Policy Review

Wed Apr 03 01:01pm

Kia ora whānau, 


Please see a notice attached regarding your input into our Board of Trustees school policies. 


Noho ora mai 



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FOS – lunches this Friday

Wed Apr 03 09:10am

This Friday we will be selling homemade pizzas in place of our regular pizzas. Tomato sauce and cheese on buns = $2.

We will still have pies, sausages, juices. 

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Wed Apr 03 09:05am

Please send an absence notice via the app if your child is absent today. 

This saves our office staff a lot of time in the morning. 

We thank you for your assistance. 

Haumoana Football Club: Register now for the 2024 Football season.

Fri Mar 29 12:01pm

Football through Haumoana Football Club

HFC has started its drive for registrations for the season which begins next term.

If you have registered your child before, check out your emails for a message from them. If your child is not involved in a winter sport, we recommend checking them out as it’s a great club for socialising, and meeting new parents and the coaches are local.  

There are teams for all school aged tamariki, both boys and girls.

Head to or check out their Facebook page ” Haumoana Football Club Inc” or contact the club via email at 


Safety Warning – Afterschool pickup

Thu Mar 28 10:55am

Mōrena Clive whānau, 

Today will be exceptionally busy at the 3:00 pick-up due to our campers returning to school. 

All vehicles involved in camp will be using the field (truck entrance by the creek). Please keep this clear at all times. (Vehicles will be approaching from both the East and West down School Road)

All parents who were not at camp, but are collecting their children from school. Please park on the road (not the loading/drop off bay). 

If you can wait to pick up your child (3:10) please do so, or even better, if you can walk, run, bike or scoot. 

Mr Birch will be controlling the truck gate (field access), and Mary Lou will be doing road patrol solo. 

Please take care, park responsibly and watch out for pedestrians. 

We thank you for your support! 


Wed Mar 27 10:29am

At Te Awanga Kindergarten we currently have some vacancies for 2-5 year old children.
The hours are 8.30am-2.30pm with enrolment for a minimum of 2 days a week recommended.
Fees are $5 an hour for 2-year-olds, but you pay no more than $45 per week!
20 hours free for 3 & 4 year-olds and they can be enrolled for 30 hours!

We invite you to join our ‘Transition to Kindergarten’ playgroup on Wednesdays from 9.00am-
11.00am in Term 2. If this day does not suit or you have any questions, please drop in or

call/email us to arrange visits on another day.

We are on the corner of Parkhill and Raymond Roads near Haumoana School but only 10

minutes from Clive!
Ph: (06) 875 0224

Reminder – Pita Pit tomorrow!

Tue Mar 26 10:33am

Go to Lunch Online by 9am tomorrow to place your order.    

Western Rangers Football Club – Junior registrations are open now until 31st March 2024.

Tue Mar 26 09:31am

Western Rangers Football Club are currently open for registrations for the 2024 Football season with starts Saturday 4th May.  

Go to to register now.

Here is some basic information for the 2024 season:

* First day of the season will be Saturday May 4th but coaches may wish to hold training before this.
* Coaches choose which day of the week they hold their training, our coaches are volunteers and they have to choose what works best for them.
* We provide football jerseys but parents/caregivers will have to supply black shorts and socks as well as football boots and shin pads.
* We do have some donated boots at the Western Rangers clubrooms so if you need some or wish to donate some boots then please email
* Ages for Junior football range from 5-14 years old.
*We are happy to try and group players from the same school, please fill in the names of any players you wish to play with in the ‘more info/extra requests’ section of the registration. Please note: players need to be born in the same calendar year to be in the same grade.
*Registration fees for 2024 are $75 per child which will also include your team photo at the end of the year.

Please contact the club at if you have any other questions.

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Fri Mar 22 01:16pm



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