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Basketball Tournament

Posted on by Janette Page

Tuesday 29th August saw 4 of our basketball teams head to Walter Nash Stadium to take part in the Northern Zone Basketball Tournament. Everyone played well and had some great…

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An Introduction to Floorball

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

Floorball is a fast growing type of hockey played indoors with “plastic” sticks and a light weight plastic ball with holes.  Developed in the 1960’s in Sweden, Floorball is a…

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Room’s 1 & 2’s Little Garden!

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

Room 1 & 2 have decided that they are going to grow their own flowers and vegetables and after acquiring the New World Little Garden kit, they spent this afternoon…

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40 Hour Famine Fundraising

Posted on by Sharon Boese

Today at our Nga Manu assembly Max Tweedie from World Vision presented our school with a Silver Award for the money that we raised for the 40 Hour Famine.  The…

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Dowse Art in Room’s 1 & 2

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

We had a visit from Jolie Degaia from the Dowse at the beginning of the week to work with the children on a wonderful project for the Stokes Valley Hub….

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Nga Manu Golden Time!

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

We were fortunate enough to have a lovely sunny afternoon for our Friday afternoon golden time! On offer were games such as dodge Ball, cricket, 4 square, chalking, coding with…

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A Visit to Koraunui Marae for Room’s 1 & 2!

Posted on by Dave Whiteman

After morning tea today, armed with writing books and a pencil, Room’s 1 & 2 went on an impromptu visit to Koraunui Marae. We were fortunate that wasn’t in use…

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An Afternoon of Discovery!

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It was an afternoon of ‘delightful discovery’ for Room’s 1 & 2 today. The children were given some wonderful options to choose from. Some decided to get the cardboard out…

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Ooblek!

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Is it a solid or is it a liquid! Room’s 1 & 2 had lots of fun outside mixing up cornflour and water or ‘ooblek’! then dipping their fingers in…

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Elephant’s Toothpaste

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Check out our elephant’s toothpaste experiment via Youtube and photos. Awesome!

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Pumpkin Patch Celebrating Samoan Language Week

Posted on by Ginny Treadwell

This week is Samoan Language Week and the kids in the Pumpkin Patch have been learning lots! We have looked at some basic greetings and farewells, numbers to 10 and…

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Two Really Cool Experiments!

Posted on by Dave Whiteman

We have been looking at the concept of ‘change’ in science. Check out our 2 experiments we have already done. Can you explain the changes that take place?

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Science Fun!

Posted on by Andrea Sinclair

Room’s 1 & 2 are exploring “change” at the moment. In literacy we are looking into changes from an environmental/human perspective, and in science we’re looking at chemical reactions. Today…

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Prison Ball

Posted on by Dave Whiteman

Last week Room’s 1 and 2 learnt a new game called ‘Prison Ball’. It proved so popular that they wanted to play it everyday this week.

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Room One and Six Marae Visit

Posted on by Joshua Pearce

In week 10 of term one, room six adventured down the road on a very sunny day to Visit the local Koranui marae. The students really enjoyed the experience, and…

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Poppies

Posted on by Andrea Sinclair

As part of our new collaborative programme between Room’s 1 and 2, we began the term with a poppy art project layering multiple pieces of painted paper to create some…

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Learning Taonga Takaro

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

Today we saw the beginning of some great fun filled sessions that the Nga Manu Students will be enjoying with Jason Tangianau from Rangatahi Tu Rangatira, learning Taonga Takaro (traditional…

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Peer Mentor Pool Party

Posted on by Andrea Sinclair

Today we celebrated a fantastic year of Peer Mentoring with the Senior children. We managed to JUST avoid the downpour on our way to SV Pool, and had a great…

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Softball Session

Posted on by Sharon Boese

Last week we were lucky enough to have a softball skills session with Alyson Spinas-Valinis, an American softball pitcher who is in her second year with the Hutt Valley Saints….

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Art Lesson

Posted on by Sharon Boese

Thanks Kaylee for taking an art lesson in  watercolours when we only had a few students left  on Tuesday – the flood day!  The lovely wee group of students were…

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