Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Talking Tamaki - Episode 4

Laura interviewed Lem and Abraham to find out about their thoughts and feelings of 2008 and their hopes for the future. Watch the video below to see what they had to say and leave a comment for them.

Talking Tamaki - Episode 3

Kupakwashe interviews Kyle to find out how he feels about this year and his hopes for next year. Please leave a message for us.

Thursday, December 4, 2008

Talking Tamaki - Epsiode Two

Kupakwashe wants to find out how Ma'ata feels about her first year at interemdiate and her hopes for the future. In this second episode of talking tamaki she interviews Ma'ata and finds out her views and opinions. Special thnaks to Moli for great filming and Laura and Gaifo for their great assisstnace. Please leave a comment for us.

Haka Waiata - Day 2

Today was the second day for haka waiata performances. Today each house performed infront of primary schools. Each house wished to put on the best performance possible for these students.

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Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Learn To Speak Shona - Lesson One

Kupakwashe is from Zimbabwae and speaks Shona. In the video below she teaches Laura a few phrases in Shona. Watch the video below to learn how to say hello, thank-you, how are you and few other useful phrases in Shona.
The words are written on the screen in Shona and English for you to practise along with.

Written and produced by Kupakwashe from room one. Special thanks to Moli from room six for her great filming.

Haka Waiata - Dress Rehearsal

Today the whole school had a dress rehearsal for haka waiata. Every house put on a great show. The talent of some students is outstanding. Go calliope, achilles, leander and orpheus!

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EOTC - Day 3 - Ice Skating

Today rooms 1,8, 9, 11, 12 and 16 went ice-skating. The students had an awesome time at the ice rink. Some students even had a barefoot race on the ice! It was great to see students helping each other up when they fell over and helping each other around the ice rink. The students have had a fantastic 3 days of EOTC thanks to the teachers, support staff and each other.

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Tuesday, December 2, 2008

EOTC - Day 2 - Wave Pools

Today rooms 1, 8 and 9 went to the Mt Albert Wave pools. The students had a fantastic time at the pools. The students enjoyed the hydra slide, waves, lap pools, rubber tyres and the bombing platform. A great and enjoyable day was had by all. Some of the teachers even went swimming!

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Monday, December 1, 2008

EOTC - Day 1 - Kiwi Valley Farm

Today rooms 1, 8 and 9 went to Kiwi Valley Farm in Henderson. The students had a fun and wonderful day. The students got to feed the animals, pet the animals, go for a horse ride and get lost in a maze.

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