Friday, 11 August 2017

2D shapes

  1. Walt: We are learning to identify 2D shapes and its features.

Wednesday, 19 July 2017


Image result for muffinshi guys me and my sister and my brother was baking for my papa because hi was sick we made muffins here is some images.

Friday, 14 July 2017


hi guys it me Lucy and I am having a birthday party it was so fun and me and my family and to gravity it was so fun and I was so tide. here is some Images.

Monday, 10 July 2017


hi guys I just started cleaning my naan house it was so mess we are cleaning her house because she went to Tonga to see her family I miss her so much and I love her and she is coming back so we are
making and surprise for her. stay soon to look at my winter learning journey.  Image result for holiday

Saturday, 8 July 2017

matariki lights

hi guys it me Lucy and tonight it was matariki lights and I just saw some and here is some photos
to show if you know.
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Shag Point/Matakaea has a rich history, from early Ngai Tahu settlement to historic coalmining. The area has diverse marine life. It has interesting flora, is great for wildlife viewing, and is geologically fascinating.
Matakaea is jointly managed by DOC and Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu. Matakaea has Topuni status. The mana (authority) and rangatiratanga (chieftainship) of Ngai Tahu over the area is recognised publicly by this status. Ngai Tahu takes an active role in managing the natural and cultural values of the area.

Marine mammal viewing

Flat rock platforms provide an easy haul-out site for New Zealand fur seals, and cliff-top viewing areas allow you to observe seal behaviour without disturbing their rest. Keep an eye out for whale or dolphin activity offshore - you may be lucky!


An unusual feature of this site is snow tussock and other alpine species, such as the large alpine daisy (Celmisia hookerii), growing at low altitude and so close to the coast. The rare lily Iphigenia novae-zelandiae also grows here.

The rocky shore is lined with rimurapa (bull kelp). Just offshore are dense forests of giant bladder kelp, which are among the best examples of macrocystis in New Zealand.

Maori history

This area was used by the early moa hunters. Nearby, Shag/Waihemo River Mouth yielded important archaeological evidence of Ngai Tahu lifestyles dating back to the 12th century. Moa skeletons and many artefacts found here are displayed at the Otago Museum.
The Matakaea area has been occupied for many centuries and is the site of numerous urupa (burial grounds) and wahi tapu (sacred sites).
Matakaea is the name of the pa (fortified village) that overlooked Waihemo/Shag River Mouth. The name is linked with Arai Te Uru canoe, which capsized off Moeraki. The crew managed to swim, leaving the cargo to wash ashore. The crew members fled inland, and were transformed into mountains.
The Arai Te Uru canoe is said to have carried kumara from Hawaiiki, along with the karakia (incantations) and tikanga (customs) connected with planting it successfully.


Large round boulders (of Arai Te Uru legend) can be found embedded in the soft sandstone of the rock shelf along the shoreline. The smooth wave-worn mudstones of this headland also contain well-preserved fossils.
A seven-metre marine reptile, a plesiosaur, was found here and is now part of the University of Otago fossil collection.


Whalers discovered the first bituminous coal in New Zealand here in the 1830s. By 1862 the exposed coal seams were found to be commercially viable and were successfully mined until 1972, when flooding eventually closed shafts that extended under the coast. Evidence of coal mining is still obvious throughout the reserve.
A small natural boat harbour was once a traditional tauraka waka (canoe landing place). Early miners shipped coal from here in sailing and steam colliers. Today the harbour is used by recreational anglers and divers to launch their boats.


Visitors are requested to eat and drink only in designated areas, away from burial grounds and other sacred sites.
There is no onsite accomodation, and camping is not permitted. Trotters Gorge campsite is nearby, and there are places to stay at Palmerston, Moeraki and Hampden.
Dogs are not permitted in the reserve.

Getting there

Shag Point is signposted 9 km north of Palmerston on SH1. Turn at the sign onto Shag Point Road, and follow until you reach the reserve carpark.
click here Shag Point for more

One of the best places at Lake Tarawera for a geothermal soak. The bush pool is located in a very rustic setting, so do not expect any mod cons when you come to visit. Easily assessable by boat, if you know the way and it is also assessable by the Tarawera Trail, again but if only if you know the way. There is not a sign post insight to lead you to this spot so if you want to take the guess work out of trying to locate it you would probably be best to catch a Water Taxi there. Totally Tarawera regularly goes to this spot as part of one of their Cultural and Geothermal tours. You are given the opportunity to enjoy a geothermal soak before we then go on to Te Rata Bay (Hot Water Beach) for a short visit before returning to The Landing where this particular tour began.

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Story Summary

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In the past, Māori used waka (canoes) just as we use cars today. New Zealand’s waterways were like roads, running along the coast and up rivers. Waka would be paddled along them, carrying people and goods. Some Māori still build traditional waka today.

Polynesian voyaging waka

The first settlers arrived in Aotearoa (New Zealand) in large waka from Polynesia. The journey lasted up to a month, and the waka were big enough to carry many people and enough food. These ancient craft were probably double-hulled – rather like two canoes side by side. Māori tribes trace their ancestors from these important waka.

Waka in New Zealand

Waka are built from tree trunks. In Polynesia, waka were narrow and not very stable, because they were carved from narrow trees. Some canoes had outriggers at the side to keep them steady. But New Zealand had vast forests of big trees such as tōtara and kauri. Māori built wider waka that were more stable in the water, with no outriggers.

Waka taua – the largest waka

These were up to 30 metres long, and some could hold 100 people. They were beautifully carved at front and back. Warriors used them to go to battle, and the vessels were considered to be sacred.

Waka tētē – fishing canoes

Waka tētē had simpler carving than waka taua. Tribal groups used them to carry goods and people along rivers and the coast. Later they were used for trading at ports such as Auckland.

Mōkihi – rafts

In the North Island the Ngāti Porou people made fishing rafts from layers of wood, tied together with vines. South Island tribes made them by lashing together bundles of dry bulrushes or flax flower stalks.

Waka tīwai – river canoes

These were very common, and were also used for fun and for racing. They were light and swift enough to jump over logs in the water.

Parts of the waka

Most vessels had the same basic parts:
  • hiwi (hull): the body of the canoe
  • tauihu (prow): the front
  • taurapa (stern): the back
  • rauawa (gunwales): the upper edges along each side.
Waka were usually moved with wooden paddles or poles. Some had sails made of raupō (a reed) or flax. The anchors were stones tied with rope. 
click here wakas for more

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Nature and conservation

The area provides a range of spectacular mountain scenery, wide valleys, rivers and streams, lakes and tarns, beech forest, and waterfalls. Visitors are able to see and hear a range of native birds including bell birds and chi. It is also the location of some of  DOC's important work with endangered wildlife such as mohair and Makarios and native plants such as mistletoe.

Conservation history

Marble Hill, between Springs Junction and Maria Springs, holds a special place in the history of conservation in New Zealand. In 1997 the then Minister of Conservation announced the protection of a large area of beech and Podgorica forest containing ecological, wildlife and scenic reserves.

Getting there

Access to the scenic reserve is from SH7 (the Lewis Pass Highway), east of Reef-ton
click here The Lewis Pass Scenic Reserve for more.

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Ride one of New Zealand's interisland ferries between the North Island and South Island for a ferry journey unlike any other! Whether you're travelling with a vehicle, or solely as a passenger, the ferry is a great alternative to flying. One of the most picturesque ferry rides in the world, the trip takes just over three hours and operates year-round.New Zealand's two main islands are divided by a famously rough stretch of water called the Cook Strait. There are two ways to cross the Cook Strait: by plane or by interisland ferry.New Zealand's interisland ferry services offer an affordable, relaxing and breathtaking journey between the North Island and the South Island, taking in the spectacular Marlborough Sounds en route. The ferry journey in either direction takes approximately three hours and 15 minutes.

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ector’s dolphin is the smallest of the dolphins. Mature adults have a total length of 1.2–1.6 m (3 ft 11 in–5 ft 3 in) and weigh 40–60 kg (88–132 lb).[5] The species is sexually dimorphic, with females being slightly longer and heavier than males. The body shape is stocky, with no discernible beak. The most distinctive feature is the rounded dorsal fin, with a convex trailing edge and undercut rear margin.
The overall appearance is pale grey, but closer inspection reveals a complex and elegant combination of colours. The back and sides are predominantly light grey, while the dorsal fin, flippers, and flukes are black. The eyes are surrounded by a black mask, which extends forward to the tip of the rostrum and back to the base of the flipper. A subtly shaded, crescent-shaped black band crosses the head just behind the blowhole. The throat and belly are creamy white, separated by dark-grey bands meeting between the flippers. A white stripe extends from the belly onto each flank below the dorsal fin.
At birth, Hector’s dolphin calves have a total length of 60–80 cm (24–31 in) and weigh 8–10 kg (18–22 lb).[6] Their coloration is the same as adults, although the grey has a darker hue. Four to six vertical pale stripes, caused by fetal folds affecting the pigmentation, are present on the calf’s body until an age of about six months.

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DOC completed a significant restoration programme on Rangitoto Island and its neighbor Tuamotu Island. The islands are now a safe pest-free haven for precious native flora and fauna to survive and thrive.
The popular summit track climbs through the world's largest pohutukawa forest. The peak is 259 metres above sea level, so you can enjoy spectacular panoramic views of Auckland and the Hauraki Gulf. click here Rangitoto  for more.

In 1993, Jane Campion’s Oscar Winning The Piano made Karekare an international star, with everyone talking about the beautiful black-sand beach.
Karekare beach is located on Auckland's west coast between Piha in the north and Whatipu in the south.
It is a 50 minute drive from downtown Auckland and a 20 minute drive from the Arataki Visitor Centre.
One of Auckland's most spectacular beaches and wilderness areas, and part of the Waitakere Ranges Regional Park, Karekare offers excellent surf, walking and picnicking.
Swimmers are advised to only swim between the flags.
Karekare waterfall, known by the Kawerau people as ‘Te Ahoaho' or ‘pendulous white thread', is nestled a short walk from the main beach arrival area.
Karekare has attracted some of New Zealand’s finest painters: Albrecht, Binney, Blomfield, Buchanan and Siddell.
Writers like Curnow and Stead have written about it, filmmakers like Jane Campion (The Piano), Barry Barclay and Niki Caro (Memory and Desire) have set major films there. The landscape is both magical and powerful, a magnet for photographers. click here Karekare for more

This short walk leads you under cooling shade of the forest canopy to the majestic Tāne Mahuta, New Zealand's largest living kauri tree.
Not far into the walk, a sweeping corner of the track suddenly brings you face to face with the ‘Lord of the Forest’. When you catch your first breath-taking view of this magnificent tree, you'll feel compelled to pause for a while. You can almost feel Tāne Mahuta’s strength and ancient presence, and its overwhelming size makes visitors look like dwarfs. 
There is a wooden fence and a seat to view the tree. To get a broader view of Tāne Mahuta, you can move further along the track, which then leads to another viewing platform.

Getting there

The Tāne Mahuta Walk is signposted from SH12, which runs through the Waipoua Forest. The southern township of Dargaville is 65 km away and the northern township of Omapere is 18 km.
The road widens at the Tāne Mahuta car park to accommodate visitor vehicles. There is a picnic area, and toilets located 25 m back from the car park on the opposite side of the road from the track entrance.
click to watch and video Waipoua Forest  cilck here Tane Mahuta for more.

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The two World Wars saw heavy casualties inflicted on the New Zealand male population. But it also saw loyalty to your friends and comrades — ‘mate ship’ — become a prized social value. This quality is still seen on the sporting field today.
Rugby football is the most popular spectator sport in New Zealand, with the legendary All Blacks recently winning the Rugby World Cup. Though the sport has public school beginnings in England, in New Zealand, rugby is definitely the grass-roots sport of the ‘average bloke’. click for Facts

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Hi guys it is me Lucy and I am in the winter learning journey I look forward int he challenges I will find in this activity, and I also look forward in finding and viewing what other participants can do with their use of time in relation to blogging. This will help me build a lot of positive relationships and friendships online, and also find a lot more strategies in learning and blogging more digitally. 

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Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Goldilocks and the three dogs

Once upon a time not long ago there was a girl named Goldilocks she Loved Dogs  and she loves to have a picnic at the Beach One day she and her friend   Could Bella   hand an  idea that they Want to have a picnic at the beach so they rushed and got stuff for the picnic they brand blanket pillow to sleep on and an umbrella To keep them away from the sun  when they were  driving to the beach  Bella  saw  a shop selling dogs for $99 Bella told Goldilocks to stop the car so they could go and buy a dog when they stop the car Bella and Goldilocks Screamed because they are so excited  they rushed out of the car and rushed into the shop they  saw  lots of little puppies that was so cute  they  couldn't  choose what puppy they should buy so they asked   someone who work there And said what puppy is the cutest And the man said the cutest puppy is The  littlest  puppy they looked at the puppy and it was so cute so they bought it and they for Goddard to go to have a picnic so they rush to the beach and sit up this spot before the sun sets they were playing with the puppy.  but suddenly Goldilocks   and Bella  lost their puppy and looking for them they were looking everywhere but they couldn't find the puppy They looked everywhere but they didn't look in the water  Bella and Goldilocks ran to the water   they saw the puppy running through the sand and chased after them  they got the puppy and drive back home. The next day Goldilocks and her three Dogs was Walking.   after walking  Goldilocks And her three  dogs Saw an  Enchanted  Kingdom   that was a long way from Goldilocks house  Goldilocks saw a  big  gate Up to Goldilocks shoulder  but Goldilocks could see lots of flowers she wanted to go pick some for her garden she saw a rubbish bin and budged it near the gate so she could climb up  to get some flowers .but suddenly  Goldilocks saw a man and a woman walking past the flowers And saucer man wearing a king crown  and the woman wearing a Queen crown Goldilocks thought they were king and queen. then Goldilocks  picked Sunflower roses and different kinds  of flowers when she  sneaked  to the gates she couldn't get over because it was too tall So she went back to hide near the flowers in the bush then she saw the queen and king walked  pass them Goldilocks wanted to ask the king and queen she tried to steal their flowers she got up and said he's me king and queen sorry but I jumped over the fence and saw your flowers and just loved it I wanted to pick some for my garden because it'll look beautiful and my  garden  don’t.  Them I picked  some  flower can you help me And can I keep the flowers please. The sky turn Grey And a  which Came out of nowhere the queen and king and goldilocks was so scared and was shaking The witch head of Broome  that's could fly she flew to Goldilocks and the queen and king and said what are you doing Goldilocks said I'm picking flowers The witch  puts a Spell on Goldilocks  grab Goldilocks to a little cottage in the forest.  Goldilocks puppies turned into Super puppies  and they came and rescued   the three puppies flu  to get some help from Hansel and Gretel Rapunzel  and lot of animals in the forest they all rushed to the cottage and rescued Goldilocks and Goldilocks and her three puppies happy forever                                                                                  the end