Thursday, 19 October 2017

Sun Smart & Melanoma

SLIP, SLOP, SLAP before you seek and slide.
Slip means slip on a shirt, slop means slop on sunscreen, slap means slap on a hat, seek means find shade or shelter.
If your do all 3 you will be safe in the sun.
Make sure you wear long pants, Long sleeve t shirts, and covered shoes, and a hat or an umbrella to protect your whole body.
Making sure you don’t wear a short singlet or else you might get burned or tanned.
Over 350 New Zealanders are dying from skin cancer every year.
You can get melanoma from the hot burning sun.
Skin cancer is the most common cancer that affects New Zealanders.
Melanoma is a skin cancer that can affect your body parts.
Melanoma often starts of with a mole and then it becomes big.
Bob Marley the reggae star died because of melanoma.
If you Slip,Slop,Slap. It will help you to protect yourself from the Hot Sun.

Before you go outside to play on the hot sunny day, You have to think about your skin, If you go outside you might get sun burnt or melanoma. Melanoma is very dangerous, You can die or you can get skin cancer.

When you go outside you have to use the Slip, Slop, Slap before you seek and slide. It can help you to protect yourself from the sun. If you wear short pants, short sleeve t shirt you might get a chance to get melanoma, that way we use Slip Slop Slap.

In New Zealand 350 people are dying because of skin cancer, skin cancer is just like melanoma. Skin cancer is the most common cancer that affect New Zealanders. On day this famous Reggae star Bob Marley died because of melanoma.

If you wear sunscreen and you but it all around your body you will be safe to play outside in the sun.

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Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Te Reo

Te Reo
Tāmaki Makaurau
Waitohi or
Te Punga o Te Waka a Maui
Stewart Island

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Monday, 18 September 2017

Recount About Niva from Duffy Assembly

         Recount About Niva from Duffy Assembly

On Monday we had Duffy Role Model Assembly. Our role model was Niva. She came to tell us about how reading is important.  

Niva struggled to work on ready when she was still in school, she told us a catchphrase it goes it cool to read and it cool to achieve. She never gave up on ready she tried her best when she reads, shoe goes to the library with her symbols everyday. Now she is good a read because she never gave up.

Niva has been in the radio industry for 30 year, She was raised up in Invercargill by her samoan parents, she has been working in the radio around Samoa and New Zealand. The 40 year old is currently employed as the afternoon newsleader on newstalk ZB based in Auckland.   

Niva loves to talk and talk, she loves to read. Niva read us a story called Kisses Kisses. It was fun because she read it was excitement and it was funny.  

Apart from chatting non stop, Niva's other hobby is running marathons. To date, she has run six marathons including in New York, Queenstown, Paris and Beirut. Niva Retimanu is a great and happy role model.

Wednesday, 13 September 2017

Christchurch In Russell

Christchurch In Russell

On Tuesday 22 August  2017,  the year 7 and 8 student from Glenbrae School visited  Christchurch in Russell as part as our school camp. We went there to learn about the Maori, Tamati Waka Nene, and the British church. This played an important part   

When we arrived in russell we had to go into the Church we learnt about the Christchurch, when we looked at the church there are still bullet holes in the church that the Maori shot. In front of the church it has Tamati Waka Nene grave stone. And we saw Miss Elia our  principal Great great great grandfather’s grave and his name was William Cook.

Once we left the Christchurch we went to the toilet because some people wanted to go toilet. When we finished we had to talk about what we learned in there.

As soon as we finished we had to go back to our campsite to have Morning Tea.  

It was fun having to see the most oldest house in New Zealand, And history about the church and Tamati Wakanene.


Monday, 14 August 2017

Current Event Quiz Week 4

Sanitarium is trying to stop a small retailer importing a breakfast cereal that has a name similar to Weet-Bix. What is the cereal’s name?
• a. WeetaBix
• b. Sweet-Bix

• c. Weet-Bricks

What I'v learnt from Current Event is that Weet-Bix has a similar name to another cereal called WeetaBix

Thursday, 10 August 2017

How to Cook French Toast

WALT:Use Time Words in our Writing.
The things that are highlighted in Yellow  are the time words.

French Toast
3.¼ cup (60ml) milk
4.Frying pan


1.First whisk the eggs in a large bowl.
2.When stirring the eggs in the bowl, sprinkle some pepper and salt in the mixture.
3.Preheat a non-stick frypan at medium-high heat.
4.Drizzle some oil in the pan.
5.Then dip each slice of bread in the egg mixture and then turn until both sides are covered
6. Then put the slice of bread into the frypan.
7. Cook for 2-3 minutes each side until golden and brownish.
8. Then take it out of the pan using a fork
9. Place on a plate and enjoy.

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Tuesday, 8 August 2017

Wondering: Jerusalem

This week my class for Reading and Writing has been writing about Wondering. If you don't know what wondering is it when you write something that you want to writ about. If you don't know what Jerusalem is, here are some facts or information about it. I hope you enjoy and learn something new from it. FANGIU😁✌

Friday, 4 August 2017


Today I've learnt lots of new things from maths. I learnt how to write a fraction and how to solve multiplication and division. I learnt how to communicate with other while doing my work. I've learnt how to tell strategist to people. And I learnt how to understand people ideas. I learnt how to make new strategist by listening to other people strategist.


Tuesday, 25 July 2017

Making Chocolate

On Tuesday Me, Miami, Fineasi, Salesi and loto. Had a piping bag with one baking bag, Salesi cut the piping bag and I had to do the shape. First I squeeze it and then I put it as a messy circle. It looked so delicious I wanted to eat it already. 20170725_101753.jpg

Monday, 24 July 2017


As you can see here me and my group has been learning about insulation, read the fact and information, if use don't know what insulation means it says in the presentation. You can learn how to save power cause that part of what insulation stands for. Hope you enjoy and learn something new. Malo                          

Wednesday, 19 July 2017

Day 7: Keep New Zealand Beautiful

                                                      Day 7: Keep New Zealand Beautiful
Dawn breaks on Day #7 – the final day of your Great Kiwi Road Trip. You wake up early, ready to make the long trek back to Auckland. Along the way, Curious Kiwi stops at two beautiful places, Taupo and Rotorua, for you to get out and walk around.
Activity 1: While in Taupo, you go for a walk around the lake and you notice pieces of rubbish floating in the water. You also notice that there is rubbish on the footpath. As you know, it is really important to put rubbish in the bin and keep New Zealand clean and beautiful for generations to come. C:\Users\rwil313\Desktop\NZ Map - Schematic.png
With that in mind, it is time think about what you can do to keep New Zealand beautiful. Use your imagination and come up with three things that you could do to make your neighbourhood more beautiful. Post your list on your blog ☺
  1. Ask your communities to get into 5 groups and clean up the communities twice a day.
  2. If someone drops their rubbish you should tell them to pick it up respectfully because that disrespectful to the environment and the earth.
  3. It good to pick up rubbish because it keeps your earth and environment healthy and safe, Like a Safe And Happy Community.
Activity 2: After you have finished up in Taupo, it is time to hop back in the car and head for Rotorua – a town where will have the chance for some much needed rest and relaxation. In fact, you will visit the Tarawera Bush Pool – a geothermal hot pool that is located in the middle of a forest. The warm water in the pool comes from underneath the ground. After a few hours in the pool you feel really relaxe?
On your blog, post a picture of yourself doing something relaxing. I find reading really relaxing. Here is a picture of me reading one of my favourite books!
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After a long soak in the natural hot pools, it is time to get back home. Your family and friends can’t wait to see you and they can’t wait to hear all about your adventures. Take a moment to think about what you have seen and done over the past week.
It know to go home I went home and we had a surprise party for Curious Kiwi and Wiki. As you can I'm just listening to music just lying down to try think what i'm going to do tomorrow. I will never ever forget my journey it been fun and my Favorite one was the Sky Tower how we became famous, the rest of the money went to my parent and my grand parent. And know i'm just listening to Music. webcam-toy-photo1.jpgIt Know 9.00
Bonus Activity: On your blog, post a video or write a description about your week. What have you learned? What did you like about the trip? What didn’t you like? Was there anything that surprised you?
To earn full points for this activity, you must talk about what you learned, what you liked and what you about your great kiwi road trip.

  1. I've Learnt alot on my journey around New Zealand and learned a lot of New Zealand. It fun touring Aotearoa. But the good thing was  things like famous New Zealanders and History of New Zealand.

2. But the 3 most best was the Zombie apocalypse because we had guns and we saved the world from the zombie, if it wasn't for us the world would be called The Planet Of Zombie.

  1. My second favorite was KeriKeri because the waterfall was just a beauty, you can chill and just look at the heavenly water fall falling, you can see nemo and his friend and the ocean, when you look at the water it clear and it looks beautiful.

  1. And my Best,Favorite Fun and exited one was the Skytower because we went higher to see the clouds because we wanted to get famous by touching the flag that no one had ever touch or see and Curious and Wiki became famous because they were the first one to see it and Feel it.

     4. The thing that surprised me was when we saved the world and we came on T.V
Thank You Winter Learning Journey i've learnt lots of new words and new things I didn't know. If it wasn't for this programme I will not even make it up to Day 7. Thank you Miss Tofa for the Exciting Comment and the other student that comment on my blog. FANGIU

Thursday, 13 July 2017

Day 6: Native Aotearoa

Welcome to Day #6 of your journey and the last day in the south island. You are going to start the day by traveling 63 km north up State Highway 1 from Dunedin to a place called ‘Shag Point.’ Shag Point is one of five places in the south island where the Maori arrived hundreds of years ago to settle in New Zealand. They arrived at Shag Point in large canoes called ‘wakas.’ For more information on Shag Point and other Maori landing places, go to the Waka landing places website.

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Activity 1: Let’s imagine that you were on the first waka to arrive at Shag Point. You had never been to New Zealand before and you had no idea what to expect. Write a poem describing how you would have felt when you arrived in New Zealand. Would you have been excited or scared? I would have felt pretty nervous, I reckon…
Flip look at this place
You can see the leaves singing
But I don't know about this, I think i'm in danger
I like the tree and the water flowing
You can swim in the water when your feet get hotter from the burning sand
I can't wait to see something different
I like looking at the water cause it nice and blue
Scared of the creatures that live out there
Is there deadly animals?
I’m Scared
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Activity 2: After visiting Shag Point, you hop back in the van and drive all the way up the east coast of the south island until you reach the town of Picton. You get out of the van and onto the Interislander ferry. It travels back across the Cook Strait to Wellington. Wellington is the capital city of New Zealand and every winter the city hosts a huge Matariki festival to celebrate the Maori New Year. This year part of the festival is being held at Te Papa, a big museum in Wellington.
Read about the Matariki festival at Te Papa.  There are so many different things to see and do at the festival this year. On your blog, tell us about three of the events. You can choose any three events that you wish.
Star Weave Jam: Maori Women’s Refuge Wellington Women’s Refuge to weave stars that will be installed at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, as part of the international project One Million Stars, that raises awareness about domestic violence.

Guided Tour through The Great War Exhibition: Created by Sir Peter Jackson and supported by ANZ, The Great War Exhibition tells the story of the First World War in brilliant colour. It brings the ordeals of this pivotal time in history into the modern day, melting away 100 years, helping us to understand the hardships endured by those who served and those who stayed behind.

Heaven and Earth:Based and formed around Matariki, Maori New Year, Heaven and Earth transports its audience to a world beyond. Talented cast members will use black lights along with small and large scale puppets to tell this amazing story.

Bonus Activity: As part of the Matariki festival, there is a two day Kapa Haka competition. The haka is a traditional war dance that Maori performed before going into battle. The haka is now performed by children/adults in the community and by professional sporting teams, including our national rugby team, the ‘All Blacks.’  The All Blacks have performed various haka over the years. Watch the following three haka videos (1 – 3) and, on your blog, list the haka videos in order from best (#1) to worst (#3). There are no right or wrong answers ☺
1. Haka Number one was less of my favorite because it looked like there was not that much energy from them.
2. Haka number 2 was my second favorite because they did new moves and new words.
3. Haka number three I loved it, they gave it their all, they had a lot of energy and when the french team moved up that just made it looked excited. Image result for all black haka vs france
At the end of your day at Te Papa, you head to your hotel in the centre of Wellington. You are staying on Cuba Street, one of the coolest streets in the city.

Bonus Activity: 8 points

Day 5: Step At A Time

                                                                                  Day 5: Step At A Time
After a long day at the beach, it is now time to move away from the water and drive inland, through the middle of the south island. You are going to start in Nelson and drive south before crossing a huge mountain range called the ‘Southern Alps.’ The scenery is going to be amazing!
Activity 1: After a few hours in the car, you, your group and Curious Kiwi arrive at your first stop – The Lewis Pass Scenic Reserve. It is a beautiful, regional park located at the base of the Southern Alps. You and your group get out of the van and follow Curious Kiwi. He is going to lead you on a short walk through the park. As you start walking, you notice a really cool looking tree on the side of the trail and you stop to take a closer look. When you turn back, the group (and Curious Kiwi) is nowhere to be found. Eek! You are all alone in the middle of a strange forest.
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When I ask Wiki to take a photo of me and the tree, I looked back at the tree to see if there was any information on the stone in front of it. I looked back and Wiki wasn't there. I screamed “WIKI THIS ISN'T FUNNY”, then I heard something on the bush I ran fast like Usain Bolt. Then I stopped to take a quick break then I heard a someone scream “Curious Curious” it sounded like Wiki, and he screamed “Curious” it was getting far and far I followed the voice of Curious and while I was running I saw the my camera, I was scared I got my phone up and called the police, Once I press the call button my phone died. I was scared, When I was walking I saw a track it was straight I followed it because I thought it was going to take me out of the forest, suddenly the track stopped I looked up and it was a two story house, It had trees surrounding it, It had ropes around with blood all over it. Then I heard  Wiki voice “Curious, Curious” Im in here,  I looked around and saw Wiki, I walk towards the door I was scared as hell, Once I was going to knock I looked down and I was pissing that how scared I was. Opened the door and there was pictures around, I walk up stairs and there was a phone I rang 111 for the police, It rang and the police called it I said, “ Hello My name is Curious my friend is missing where in a forest called The Lewis Pass Scenic Reserve. Where in a house that like 2 hours walk from the parking. I heard Wiki voice “Curious, Curious Come I saw a gun on the flow I picked it up and there was a door that was closed but the light was still on. I kicked the door and it was a guy that was going to shoot Wiki I hold the run up I saw the man that was going to shoot Wiki holding the trigger he was going to pull it but I shot him, I cried because I haven't shoot A person before, I got Wiki out of the house and walk out, Once we walk out the police arrived, I took them up stories. When I walk out a police man slipped right in front of the door, He sped up because it smelled, They Rush the man to hospital and he survived, They said I was not going to jail because he had a weapon and he was going to shoot.
For this activity write a short story (8-10 sentences) about what might happen next. Please be sure to include lots of details about what you might be feeling, seeing and doing after you realise that you are all alone in the forest...

Activity 2: After the adventure at The Lewis Pass Scenic Reserve, you are pretty happy to get back into the shuttle van and continue with your road trip. Over the next few hours you travel up and over the Southern Alps, arriving in the city of Christchurch to eat lunch. You have a delicious meal at a café downtown and then hop back into the van to travel to Twizel, a small town at the base of Aoraki-Mt Cook. Mt Cook is the largest mountain in New Zealand. It is also the mountain where Sir Edmund Hillary trained for his climb up Mt Everest – the tallest mountain in the world. Sir Edmund Hillary is very famous because he was the first person to ever reach the top of Mt Everest!
On the Next day we decided to go for a tour to where famous people went. First I ask Wiki if we could use his grandma's Van, he went to ask and she said yes, Once we hopped in the ride we were of. Then I ask Wiki where we going, Then Wiki said we're going to the Southern Alps, but first we went to have a nice cup of hot chocolate and a muffin for breakfast at Christchurch. When we sit and finished touring around the Southern alps we went to a city called Twizel, Twizel is a small town at the base of Aoraki-Mt Cook. we went to buy after a long drive from christchurch to Twizel we went to the fish and chips shop to buy some food. We went to Mt cook to eat. We backed the van and there was a table we went and sat there we started eating we looked up to the top and there was full of snow it was cold but lucky we were warm. It said on the stone that Mt Cook is the largest mountain in New Zealand. It is the mountain where Sir Edmund Hillary trained for his climb up Mt Everest, the tallest mountain in the world. Sir Edmund Hillary is a famous New Zealander because he was the first person to reach the top of Mt Everest. We started taking photos and then Wiki was tired so we drove back home and slept.
Now it is your turn to learn about a famous New Zealander. Use Google to research one famous person from New Zealand and then create a DLO and post it on your blog. Be sure to include: 1. The name of the famous person, 2. Where they were born, 3. Why they are famous, and 4. Two other interesting facts about them.

Paris Goepel: Paris Goepel was born Manukau, Auckland. Paris is famous because she is the best dancer in New Zealand and she leads a famous dance crew in the world called the royal family. She's a actor as well she dance in 2  movies, Step Up all and Born To Dance.She's the youngest of 4 Children.  
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Bonus Activity: You and your tour group have enjoyed your day in the mountains but you’re ready for a change of scenery. You ask Curious Kiwi to take you to Central Otago, a region of the south island with lots of rolling hills and flat, brown grasslands. While in Central Otago, you decide to join the Otago Central Rail Trail – a 150 km long cycle trail. Curious Kiwi and I (Rachel) cycled the Rail Trail in April and we loved it!
On your blog, tell us whether you would like to cycle the Otago Rail Trail one day. Does it sound like fun? Why or why not?
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Rachel on the Otago Rail Trail, April 2017
When we woke up Curious ask  Wiki is he would like to take Curious to Otago. Then Wiki said yes, So I packed my bag and we were off. Once we arrived We saw Rugby team called the highlanders I went and ask A team member if he would like to take a photo I took the photo and straight away uploaded it on Snap Chat, I ask him what was his name and he said “Malakai Fekitoa”, I said you the guy that never gave up. And he said yep. As soon as we hoped on the van there was a note that said “come and join as on a fun Otago Central Rail Train it a 150 km long cycle tail. Then  I said “wow this will be exciting” we hopped on the van and we were off. I went to buy my bike and there was a girl named Rachel I introduce myself to her and she said “hey are you here to attend the race” and I said “Yes”  . Once we  were ready we all got in line and the guy that was had the gun said “ Ready,,,,,, Steady,,,,,,, Ready,,,,,, and I looked at him and I was like “ Hey There's only one Ready duuhh” as soon as Said ready he said Go, everyone just woooom fast like a cheetah. I was coming last but then I looked back and Rachel was there. She was coming last. When it was near the finish line Me and Rachel was still coming last, I said to myself “ I didn't come her to lose I came here to WIN” so said to Rachel you know what let's do this, We just drove raster and raster and when it came to the finish line Me and Rachel came a draw. Then we had to get our mettle and me and Rachel got Gold because we both came 1st place.  Then Wiki came and we booked an hotel in dunedin. Once we got to the hotel we booked some dinner and we slept.
Bonus Activity: 10 points
Whew! It has been quite the day of sightseeing. You reach your hotel in Dunedin tired but excited. Tomorrow you are going to visit a very special and important place in the south island before you drive back to Auckland…