Saturday, 22 July 2017

Winter Learning Journey: Day 6: Activity 2

On the 24th and 25th the Matariki people welcomed 500 Maori elders from around the country for the Kaumatua Kapa Haka

On Fri 16 Jun 2017 Te Papa held its first Matariki Ritual which marked the beginning of the Matariki Rising Festival. People from around Aotearoa, and the globe, came together to share stories, celebrate life, and remember those who passed in the last year

Maori and non-Maori practitioners discussed how our understanding of the world has developed differently in different cultures. Part of the Matariki Festival 2017.

Wednesday, 19 July 2017

Wiinter Learning Journey: Day 6: Activity 1

We have landed in New Zealand

now we have landed in excitement i am screaming

There are no houses just trees

and flowers with bees

I am so excited

I can't fight it

We're at our new home


Friday, 14 July 2017

Winter Learning Journey: Day 5: Activity 3: Bonus blog

I really think that i would want to go on the Otago bike trail because i got a new bike for my birthday and i love it. I really like to ride on my new bike and it really helps me when i want to do some fun sport that i can do by myself so i think i would like it. but if there are so many steep hills then i might go a bit slow then.

Winter learning Journey: Day 5: Activity 2

Winter Learning Journey: Day 5: Activity 1

If i was separated from a group i would be very scared and panic most likely i am one of those people who get really scared when they are separated from a group. But i do have some good steps to find them.

If you can't venture out on your own stay where you are

If you can go to the vehicle that took you to where you are or a meeting point you and your group have told each other that if you get lost to go there.

Winter Learning Journey: Day 4: Activity 3: Bonus Blog

I think that fishermen should stop fishing in farewell spit so that the dolphins can be saved from the nets. But if the dolphins do migration around New Zealand the fisherman could fish in farewell spit when the dolphins are away, but if the dolphins don't migrate around New Zealand then they can't

Winter Learning Journey Day 4: Activity 2

Whale rider is a movie about a young girl named Paikea who is trying to prove to her grandfather that she will be a better chief than any boy could ever be. While she does that she fights a boy with a taiaha and swims to the rocks and retrieves her grandfathers whale bone necklace. I rate it 4 out of 5

Tuesday, 11 July 2017

Winter Learning Journey: Day 4: Activity 1

The whales that were stranded on that beach were very unlucky and the eight whales that stranded after the first bunch were very lucky.

This is what they did to keep the whales alive 

They put towels, blankets any type of fabric on the whale but they make sure it doesn't cover the blow hole.

Then they get any type of container and then fill it up with water and keep on pouring it onto the the whale.

Sunday, 9 July 2017

Winter Learning Journey: Day 3: Activity 2

I agree that the possums should be killed because they are killing the world and making New Zealand not pretty, the opposite of what we want. But i also want the possums not to die because they are little critters so my idea is to get as many possums as we can and then ship them off to Australia because the possums are a protected and endangered species of Australia. so i think that it would be a very clever idea but just to get rid of them and keep them alive at the same time.

Winter Learning Journey:Day 3: Activity 1

I am gonna adopt a Kea

Kea are some of the most intelligent animals in New Zealand

The Kea are a type of parrot and they live in the southern alps

The Kea is an omnivore so it eats berries, leaves, nuts and nectar as well as carrion


Saturday, 8 July 2017

Winter Learning Journey: Day 2: Activity 3: Bonus Blog

Justice's (Step Brother) answers for what 5 things he likes to do outside

Answer 1: Play with your friends games you make up

Answer 2: Play tag

Answer 3:Sit 

Answer 4: Play Hide and seek

Answer 5: Go to the beach

Winter Learning Journey: Day 2: Activity 2

The questions i would ask Laura Dekker

Question 1: Why did you start Sailing?

Question 2: Have you entered any sailing races?

Question 3: Do you feel like say when a storm comes you have that bring it on attitude?

Question 4: How do you stay calm when your at sea and the weather forecast is bad?

Question 5: How long have you been sailing?

Winter Learning Journey: Day 2: Activity 1

I think i might have liked Karekare beach Because it has a wonderful waterfall and i can swim there and i really like to swim. The waterfall is just an awesome place and it is so beautiful.

Winter Learning Journey Day 1: Activity 3: Bonus Blog

Walt: Create your own New Zealand Flag


Task Description: For this task I made a google draw. I decided to add PNGs of a silver fern and Kiwis. My idea for a flag was to keep the original flags colours but give it my own originality I think that i have chosen a really good flag. I then took a screen shot it and put it on my blog with a Task Description a Walt, Labels and a Title. By the way the image attribution for the ferns and the kiwi are below.




Friday, 7 July 2017

Winter Learning Journey Day 1: Activity 2

The Top 5 things i would do if i was new to New Zealand

1. Go to the museum and look at all the cool things and get to know more about New Zealand

2. Go to the Sky tower and either Sky dive or if you don't want to do that then watch the sky diving happen

3. Walk among the tree tops.

4. Go to Kelly Tarltons

5. Have a seafood lunch at Davenport.

Winter Learning Journey: Day 1: Activity 1

Walt: share 3 interesting facts about New Zealand people

These are some interesting facts about New Zealand and its People. 

Fact 1: Today out of the 4.4 million New Zealanders 69% of Maoris are from Europe, 14.6% are Indigenous,  9.2% are Asian, and 6.9% are non Maori Pacific islanders

Fact 2: As well as bungy jumping, frozen meat and The Hamilton jet boat New Zealanders have made the tranquilliser gun, seismic 'base' isolators, electric fences, the fastest motorbike in the world, freezer vacuum pump, wide toothed combs and the electric petrol pump

Fact 3:Its reputed that 15% of NZ Families own their own boat.
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Task Description: For this task I made a new post on my blog. I went on this website and then I had to find 3 interesting facts about New Zealanders. I posted it onto my blog with a Title, Labels, a Task Description and a Walt.

Term 2 Review


Tuesday, 4 July 2017

Whats Your Opinion?

Walt: write your opinion in a presentation

Term 2 Summary

Walt: Summarise and reflect on what we have learnt



Task Description: For this task i made a copy of the blank presentation and then put it in my reading folder. it was a part of my reading learning to summarise and reflect what we have been learning about as you can see it has the order of what it probably went in.

When I had finished the presentation i made a screen cast using screencastify. screencastify is the app that we can use on our Chromebooks. The app looks like a film strip and it is in the top of your screen, once you have made a screen cast you get it in a folder of your drive called Screencastify . Once i had downloaded it onto my drive i then posted it onto my blog with a Title, a Walt, a Task Description and Labels.