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 WELCOME   NAU MAI HAERE MAI

 

Welcome to the Ongaonga School and to our website.

 

The Ongaonga School prides itself on the quality of its educational programmes, the professionalism of its staff, the enthusiasm of its students and the high level of support provided by parents and community members. 

 

Our school is a vital part of the Ongaonga community and we firmly believe that we can “make a difference” by providing quality education for all of our students.

 

I hope that you find it informative.  Principal Mike Lewis

 

QUALITY EDUCATION ‚óŹ COUNTRY VALUES

    

 

ONGA ONGA SCHOOL TRAIL BIKE RIDE SUNDAY 1ST MARCH 2015

 

Come on this great ride over some spectacular new country at the top of the Tukituki River in the foot hills of the Ruahine Ranges west of Highway 50 in Central Hawkes Bay.

 

This ride is hosted by the Ongaonga School but rallies the support and hospitality of the whole community to provide an unforgettable and challenging experience for riders who dare.

 

This year’s ride will be over a looped track of about 35 km's and is the perfect opportunity to bring the family along to experience Ongaonga’s hospitality and all the trail ride brings.

 

EVENT DETAILS

 

Date:  Sunday 1st March 2015
Sign In from:   8:30am
Riders Briefing:    9:45 am 
Starts at: 10:00 am
Track Closes:   4:00 pm 

 

REGISTRATION

 

ALL riders will be required to read, fill out and sign an entry and indemnity form (one for each rider) and these must be handed in along with the rider registration fee to the registration section before the Safety Briefing commences at 0945 hours.

Registration is $30 per rider CASH ONLY (NO EFTPOS)

 

Registration includes lunch and cool/hot drinks

 

CLASSES

  • Riders must be of a reasonable riding standard as this is over some pretty big country with river crossings (no bikes under 80 cc).
  • All riders under 15 year olds must be with a suitable rider who is there care giver
  • Compulsory riding gear and bike safety checks will be made before you head off

 

DIRECTIONS

 

Sign Posted off State Highway 50, Ongaonga, Central Hawke’s Bay. Starting 12km up Wakarara Road from State Highway 50. Turn left onto Lookout Road, 5 km up that road to start point.

  • NOTE IT'S NOT AT THE OLD SPRINGHILL SCHOOL LIKE THE PAST FEW YEARS

 

FIRST AID

 

  • We will have a First Aiders on the ride.

 

SO WHO'S KEEN?

 

So, if you dare, come join us on Sunday 1st March 2015 for a whole lot of great fun!

 

For more information including rules, download the following information pack and registration form.

 

 

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ENQUIRIES

All track enquiries please contact:

 

Paul Robottom Ride Details 06 856 6636  or pendlehill@farmside.co.nz
Aaron Campbell   Ride Details 06 856 6777 or aaronamy@xtra.co.nz 
Sue Ruskan Catering 027 209 0018 or chairperson@ongaonga.school.nz

 

CANCELLATION

 

If the ride is to be cancelled due to extreme weather conditions, a cancellation notice will be placed on Silver Bullet and announcements will be made over Radio Central FM, and other HB radio station's from about 6.00 am on Sun 1st March 2015

 

Check out Silver Bullet and the Schools website www.ongaonga.school.nz