Cultural

Speech Competition

Ngā Manu Kōrero gives Lytton students the opportunity to compete with students from around the community and the country through this unique competition. The skills of public speaking will never go amiss and the ability to address the audience in both Māori and English on a variety of powerful topics both educates and enlightens speakers to a...

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The Arts

The Arts
Music “Music doesn’t lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.” - Jimi Hendrix The Music Department offers a variety of itinerant lessons for students. Depending on the needs of students and the availability of teachers, lessons are offered for thirty minutes per week, free of charge....

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Languages

Te Reo Māori & Tikanga “Ko te reo Māori te kākahu o te whakaaro, te huarahi ki te Ao Tūroa.” (The Māori language is the cloak of thought and the pathway to this natural world.) 2017 is an exciting year for the learning of the Māori language. With changes that reflect 21st century teaching and...

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Cultural Slam

Cultural Slam
Here is an arena where Lytton students and other high schools talents are on show for one night only in a range of performance codes that rival even the best of television’s talent shows. This is where dance, music, song and culture collide and creativity knows no bounds. If you have what it takes then...

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Drama

Drama
Our performing arts courses give students a space to build confidence, work collaboratively, express themselves and be creative. Students are invited to be part of many theatre experiences including Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festival, Rōpū Whakaari, Aroha Noa Talent Quest and Cultural Slam. Students can work towards public performances as part of Rōpū Whakaari, our school...

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Kapa Haka

Kapa Haka
Local, national and international opportunities are available for all students at Lytton to join up and perform on stage with our own unique award winning Kapa Haka team. Since the inception of the Biennial National Secondary Schools Festival in 2000, Lytton has been placed second twice, eventually winning the event in 2010. This is where...

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