Raranga Harakeke

It is great to try something new and a bit challenging. Room 1 started off with a bit of paper weaving, in preparation for some flax weaving - using the... Read more about 'Raranga Harakeke'...

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Once Upon A Taniwha

The success criteria that the students worked towards for both of their own characters and the Taniwha were to have a title, interesting starter sentence, a character, setting, problem and... Read more about 'Once Upon A Taniwha'...

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Ko Wairakei Primary Toku Kura

View some videos of some expert and practitioner students sharing their Pepeha here. Read more about 'Ko Wairakei Primary Toku Kura'...

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Te Reo - Pepeha

We have been learning to communicate about personal information in te reo, such as name, parents and grandparents names, iwi, hapu, mountain and river, or home town and place of... Read more about 'Te Reo - Pepeha'...

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Participating & Contributing Creates Stars

Room 11 knew there was a taniwha, Horo-matangi, in the lake. We also knew the waiata 'One Day a Taniwha' so we decided to create a dance item around it. Read more about 'Participating & Contributing Creates Stars'...

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All they want to do is dance

With our inquiry focus on movement and dance, Room 15 and 16 have been taking lots of opportunities to get moving to music.Research into the benefits of regular physical activity... Read more about 'All they want to do is dance'...

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Freezing

In this story, Dylan had been helping his dad collect firewood and was feeling very cold. Dylan and his Dad came up with different ways to help Dylan get warm. Read more about 'Freezing'...

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