Rippa Rugby

Bay of Plenty Rugby Union will be running modules for Rippa year 1-2 teams and Rip year 3-4 and year 5-6 teams in term 1. These are mixed teams of girls and boys.


Term 1 2022- Rippa/RIP Modules:  

Venue: Westbrook Fields 1 & 2

Week 1: Wednesday 16 March

Week 2: Wednesday 23 March

Week 3: Wednesday 30 March

Week 4: Wednesday 6 April

Week 5: (Finals) Wednesday 13 April

Where: Westbrook fields

Cost: $10 per player

Squad Size: 

Years 1-2 = 8-10 players 5 on the pitch of which at least one must be a girl.

Years 3+  = 10-12 players 7 on the pitch


Registrations Close: Friday 25th February 2022

You will need to be able to take and pick up your child.


Please note: RIPPA/RIP Rugby is being delivered as a "My Vaccine Pass Gathering".

  • My Vaccine Passes (MVP's) are required for all persons 12 years and 3 months old or over to be INSIDE the My Vaccine Pass Designated Areas (MVPDA's). This includes all players, team coaches, team managers and spectators.
  • Children 11 and under do NOT need to be vaccinated to participate.
  • All Coaches, Team Managers and Referees 12 yrs and 3 months old or over need to be vaccinated to be involved in RIPPA.
  • MVPDA's include all of the grassed areas on the sides of the fields. (See map above).  The three car parking areas are located OUTSIDE the MVPDA's.
  • The Gathering limits for each gathering is 100 people per round.  This includes the players on the field and the supporters on the side of the field.


We will also need coaches to take teams or parents will just have to take the teams on the days. Anyone wishing to coach there will be a coaching course on Wednesday 9th March 2022 please click here to register. All coaches must have a vaccination passport and proof will be required before coaching. Please send a screenshot to



Any queries to: Neil Carrington – Assistant Principal, 



Once again, this year we are using KINDO for Sports registrations and payments.

Registrations can be completed online through Kindo. Kindo accepts Debit and Credit cards, or you can access bank details for standard internet or phone banking (see “top up account” once logged in). Details on how to register and pay using Kindo are overleaf on page 2 (please turn over).

As with all online transactions we recommend you take appropriate measures to keep your personal banking information secure and within your bank’s online safety & security requirements.




If you have already set up a Kindo account and want to register & pay for ‘Rippa/Rip Rugby – Term 1’ please visit our school website

and click on the ‘Kindo - Open 24/7 School Shop’ icon with the 2 owls or use the link below to take you to the Kindo login page:

Once you have logged in to your KINDO account, click the SPORT icon on the left-hand side.

Rippa/Rip Rugby – Term 1 will then appear on the main ‘action required’ screen.

Click on Rippa/Rip Rugby – Term 1 and follow the steps outlined at the bottom of the ‘detail’ pop-up box.

If you need assistance, please call the Kindo helpdesk on freephone 0508 4 KINDO (0508 454 636).



If you do NOT have a Kindo account already setup (at this or another school), visit our school website  

and click on the ‘Kindo – First Time Users Register Here’ icon or use the link below to get started:

Once your account is set up, please follow the instructions above.

If you need assistance, please call the Kindo helpdesk on freephone 0508 4 KINDO (0508 454 636).