Friday, July 30, 2010

Bless our trees

The waka is made of wood. The people told Taane the God of the forest, we will take care of the trees.By Johnlee.

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Taane, God of the forest

A waka is a boat. The elders went deep into the forest and prayed to Taane the God of the forest. The waka is made from wood.By Taane

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Angelos Dream

Mighty Maori mariners and their waka hourua. . .

Long, long ago the mighty Maori mariners discovered Aotearoa.
There were seven waka travelling together, and they were called Takitimu, Mataatua.
Other wakas were called Te Arawa, Tokomaru and Kurahaupo.
Kupe led the way for the other mighty mariners. Over 80 people rowed the waka.
By Yvonne, Room 2

Loseli's birthday

On Monday Mrs.Lal took a photo because it was Loseli's birthday.Her mum light the candles. Loseli can blow all the candles. Mum cut the cake.Loseli gave us a slice of cake. I ate the cake.It tasted delicious.By Aaron.

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

God of the forest

The Maori people pray in the deep forest.They pray to Taane."Can we cut the trees to make a waka?" said the men.By Lomio-Lee.

Monday, July 26, 2010

Yummy Yummy!

On Monday it was Loseli's birthday. Loseli's mum cut the cake. We all go on the deck and we eat on the deck. It was soft and creamy.By Henry

Friday, July 23, 2010

In Assembly...

The pirates was finding the treasure and the gold.They killed the people to get the treasure.They take the treasure chest and put it on the boat.By Izac

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Look left, look right...

Taina is teaching Room 3 children to stand at the pedestrian crossing and wait for the traffic and cars.
By Henry

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

A mighty mariner and his journey.

"Here is a mariner rowing his waka to New Zealand. I put the green moko on his face like Room 2 saw in the Waka movie Miss Wild showed us." (Dictated to Teacher)

Kupe and his waka.

"Can you see Kupe rowing his waka to come to Aotearoa? He travelled together with the other waka to discover Aotearoa." (Dictated to Teacher)

Mighty Maori Mariners

My car

By Johnlee.

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

The pirate has a sword and a pistol.
By Junior
(Dictated to the teacher)

Safety first

Taina is teaching Room 3 to cross the road.I am standing behind the pedestrian crossing. I don't like to cross the road.By Taane

Monday, July 19, 2010

Our trip to Mission Bay

I can see Rangitoto Island.It is far away from us.I can build a volcano with Judah in the sand.By Lomio-Lee.

Friday, July 2, 2010

Stop, Clifford...

Clifford ran away to the red big stop sign. Clifford hugged Emily Elizabeth. He was scared of the big blue bus.By Henry.

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Mr Burts sacrifice. . .

Poor Mr Burt!!

After reading Mr Burts email from his conference in America some of the Room 2 kids felt very sorry for him having to sleep on the floor!!
So here are some messages from Room 2.
Arohanui from Miss Wild and the Room 2 tamariki.

Street smart

Taina is teaching us to cross the road safely. By Sulieti