Jun 13, 2018

Celebrating Matariki - Maori New Year












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Jun 9, 2018

Wowsers! Skipping World Record!

From this site - well done to this team of Japanese students who've set a world record for the most skips on a single rope.



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May 22, 2018

Volcano for writing inspiration

Some clips about the volcanic activity in Hawaii...







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Apr 10, 2018

World War One Mascots

Animals had many roles to play in World War One. The links below will give you some information about how they helped soldiers to meet their needs or wants during the war:

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Four special dogs that were mascots



How pigeons were used as messengers
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How horses were involved in the war (including Brave Bess)



The many roles that dogs had during WW1





ANZAC horses honoured - video TV3 









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Our WW1 veterans

Some useful links for our research about local WW1 veterans (names from our Edendale Cenotaph):

Finding out about our local veterans            NZ ANZACs WW1 experiences     

Some of our veterans            More of our veterans        And a couple more!







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Apr 3, 2018

2018 Commonwealth Games - Gold Coast (Australia)

READING TASK FOR TODAY...gathering information about the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, which begin this week.

Follow this link to find the NZ Olympic Organisation's website and complete the facts chart about three of the sports that are involved in the Commonwealth Games:
http://www.olympic.org.nz/games/gold-coast-2018/sports

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Watch the video below to help you find out about Borobi, the Games mascot.











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