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Parents' Association

Marsden has a vibrant and active Parents' Association.
Our mission is to:  
  • develop a positive and welcoming climate for all parents
  • work closely with the school in meeting its current needs to support the interests, wellbeing and educational advancement of our students.

The 2018/2019 Entertainment Book  cid:image002.png@01D02A8A.C8A93450   

Get your Entertainment Membership NOW to help the Marsden Parents' Association in Karori raise much needed funds! You'll receive hundreds of valuable offers for everything you love to do, and help our fundraising at the same time. Hurry, Entertainment Memberships sell out quickly.

Thank you to all those who have pre -ordered the Entertainment book. We hope you have made use of the early bird vouchers. The Entertainment books are being delivered next week and will go home with the eldest child on Tuesday 10 April.  If you do not want to purchase the Entertainment book please return the book in its envelope to reception, in either the Primary or Upper Schools as soon as possible.

You are welcome to buy your digital or book on line.


If you have any questions at all, please email martine.foster@marsden.school.nz.  Thank you for your support.

2018 AGM

Marsden Parents' Association AGM postponed from 22 February. The AGM is now to be held on Thursday 1 March at 7pm in the i-Centre.  All Marsden parents very welcome to attend and we look forward to seeing you there.

The first meeting of the year will follow the AGM.

MPA Meetings

All meetings are held on a Thursday in the iCentre at Marsden, starting at 7pm. All parents are most welcome. The 2018 meeting dates are: 

- 1 March (AGM)
- 22 March
- 10 May
- 21 June
- 9 August
- 13 September
- 25 October
- 22 November

Many volunteers assist at Marsden each year and all help is really appreciated. MPA run events include:
– Guest speakers
– School Dances Y7-Y13 and the Primary Disco
– Catering for Open Days, Carol Service supper
– Specialty events such as Picnic on the Lawn, Dads' Night, High Tea and other social events for parents
– Bi-annual Gala
– Leavers' Ball

The Marsden Family Wall and Garden opened 9 April 2017
The Marsden Family Wall and Garden was officially opened on Sunday 9 April 2017. The Marsden Family Wall is a legacy wall – etched with Marsden student's names and dates they were at Marsden. It is sited outside the South Studio corridor beside the new Marsden garden. The garden has been designed by Marsden parent and landscape designer, Sarah Norling, in consultation with the school, the MPA, and the science teachers. Background to the Family Wall and Garden(27/06/2017)


To contact the Marsden Parents' Association email: marsdenparents@gmail.com

MPA Newsletters
July 2016
February 2016
December 2015
Term 2 2015
Term 1 2015