Te Aroha Exchange (Tuesday, 14 August)
Each year, Putaruru College and Te Aroha College hold a sports exchange. This year, the exchange featured 1st XV Rugby, Netball Open A, Football boys and girls 1st XI, Basketball boys and girls, Badminton, and Chess. The day is a fun challenge where the emphasis is more on participation, fair play and good spirit than on winning. The friendly rivalry and the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of activities makes this a popular event on the sporting calendar.