Friday, July 28, 2017
Monday, July 24, 2017
At our school we have been learning to powhiri new students and staff into our school. The tamariki have been learning about the powhiri process. What happens.When it happens. Why it happens and How it all happens. The tamariki have been learning to stand with pride and confidence to say their mihi and a little about their identity (their mountain, river of life, tribe and whanau).
We started the first day of Term 3 welcoming new students and staff to our school. Nga mihi mahana ki nga tuakana ko Tahurangi ratou ko Waimirirangi, Tia, Havahna, Mata ki Ulua, Justin for leading our school powhiri. Ka rawe.
Friday, July 7, 2017
Today is the last day of school for term 2. I am proud of all we have achieved so far. We have just finished final school assembly and we are holding certificates for excellent attendance and some of us received a certificate for a dance competition. If you look closely you will see a pinky-orange trophy. We won class of the week for showing the school values and being awesome. Have a well deserved break and come back ready to learn more exciting things.
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
We enjoyed learning about tuna and that they are a very special creature that we need to look after to ensure tuna will be around for a long time. So pastimes such as hopu tuna can continue to be enjoyed for generations to come.
We hope you enjoy our photos. Music credit to Tyler, Awatea, Waekamania, Delina who are singing Hutia Te Rito.
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
We walked 5kms in total today to set our hinaki (eels traps) in the water. We had a little bait, we probably needed 3 times more. Most of our hinaki's were well constructed so if a tuna (eel) goes inside one it shouldn't escape. It was a glorious day and we were all a little tired after our long walk.
Tomorrow we will walk back along the same track to pull our hinaki up from the water.
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
We are at the supermarket reading the Healthy Nutrition Guidelines (per 100g/ml) on food labels. We are learning to read how much protein, carbohydrate, energy, fat and sodium there is in foods. We now understand a bit more about the food we consume and how they help our bodies. An important word we learnt is 'moderation'. We can eat the foods we love, but in moderation.