Friday, 31 March 2017

Duffy Role Model Assembly

Displaying 20170330_115711.jpgYesterday we had a Duffy Role Model assembly we first needed to sit down in our class lines and waited until the Duffy role models came. So when we waited for them we finally saw them they just came and sat down so that everyone in the whole school could see him. They introduced themselves there was Henry and Robbie Rakete. I was so excited because it was my first time meeting them. Robbie Rakete said that he loved books and his favorite book was Astesix and the golden sickle. After when we finished our Duffy role model assembly we someone from our class went to get our Duffy books.

Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Sneaky snake snared at Auckland Airport

A live snake was caught on the tarmac at the Auckland Airport on Sunday after catching a ride on a private on a jet. The MPI say that the snake is a brown tree snake which isn't gonna harm any humans but it could severely harm the native birds population. An MPI snake handler was quickly on the scene and managed to capture the unwanted snake. It appears that the snake had slithered in the wheel housing of a private jet that just arrived from Brisbane, said the MPI manager Craig Hughes. They say that they don't have a snake population in New Zealand. Biosecurity officials are doing their best to stay  it that way.

Thursday, 23 March 2017

Kiwis turn off taps to support Pacific

Image result for Kiwis turn off taps to support PacificNew Zealanders around the country are trying not to waste any water using water from household or workplaces
taps to support the pacific neighbors. The Anti- poverty campaigner Oxfam's Taps are trying to raise money to provide for the pacific with clean water. The people that is taking part of saving water for the pacific will have to switch the taps off from 12.01am on March 22 and collect water in buckets or in vessels to bathe or drink for the rest of the day as they are trying to raise some money for the pacific. Some people in the pacific are struggling with water each day. Ms Fitsemanu that some islands need help with water like Papua New Guinea and Vanuatu.

Wednesday, 22 March 2017

Fight for survival in Fire Service's burning house

Related imageThe New Zealand fire service has started to exist software that puts you right in ground zero, inside a house full of fire. As the flames takes the effective home, then you fight for survival and you try to get out from the fire that is spreading around the house. The Fire Service used a real house, and recorded it burning with flames with their 3D cameras. In a house fire, you really just have one shot on getting it right when a fire starts. The Fire Service hopes that the program will help you with what you need to know and to get out of the fire alive.

Monday, 20 March 2017

Rare forest ringlet butterflies found on Little Barrier Island

Image result for Rare forest ringlet butterfliesA population of a rare native butterfly was found on Little Barrier Island in the Hauaki Gulf. Rats and wasps were reduced the forest ringlets to only small amount around the country. The moth and butterflies Trust has spoken to the woman and said that there were five butterflies were spotted on the same day, and its is a clue to what predators are destroying the rare insect's. Now that they discovered it's in good numbers on Great Barrier, there're thinking it would be the rats or the wasps, because the island is rat- free. Ms Knight says that the forest ringlet are not closely related to any other kind of butterfly, and no one predict to find the species on Little Barrier Island.

Monday, 13 March 2017

Auckland Civil Defence: Fire service isn't coping with volume of calls

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Auckland Civil Defence had a desperate warning, saying there's a lot of flooding and the fire service isn't coping with the number of calls they're getting. Up to 65 millilitres of rain have fallen in Auckland in the last couple of hour. The emergency manager Aaron Davis is urging people to only call if it's an emergency. Aaron Davis says it's smashing areas through from west Auckland through Whenuapai and warned that people should not be driving in this disgusting weather. Mr Davis told Newshub it should be okay to drive again in an hour when the worst passes.

Thursday, 9 March 2017

Mr Grundy's Wood Working

Today at Tamaki College Mr Grundy is going to tell us how to make something out of wood. First we had to draw something that you want on the big piece of paper using a joint. After when you had finish drawing on it and showed Mr Grundy you can then use a big piece of paper .Then you can draw it in a big piece of paper drawing a joint. After when you have finished then you can start making it. We first had to make the joint and then you can make the other parts using sharp and wooden tools to make it. Finally, when you have finished you now play with it or give it to someone like your family.

Friday, 3 March 2017

Everyday Theatre

Today we had everyday theatre first we saw them do a play. The characters were T, Jack, Dave, Maria, Becca and Brian. We also had to  get in a doughnut shape and talk about want they did when they were acting. Also we had to get into 2 or 6 groups and do a action about the play and our group was me, Mary, Vaimoana, Julianne, Bella and Tupo. Finally we had to get into a circle and talk about the characters to try to get points and win. We got a badge and a Games Master card and also I had a lot of fun.