Friday, 24 April 2015

Thursday, 23 April 2015

Lunch at the marae

The men from Arowhenua cooked us our lunch in a hangi.

A hangi is when Maori people cook their food in the ground. They dig a big hole and heat up rocks or steel by making a fire. They remove the ash and then they put in baskets of food wrapped in tinfoil. They covered that with mats and then put dirt on top to keep the heat in.


We had chicken, corn, carrot, stuffing, potatoes and pork. It was very hot when we opened our packets. It looked lovely. It smelled yummy. It tasted delicious.










































After our meal we had pudding!





























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Wednesday, 22 April 2015

Marae Visit

Today we went to Arowhenua Marae to learn about what it is like on a Marae.
We went with our buddy class Room 4.



Here we are waiting to be called onto the marae as part of the powhiri.



For lunch we had a hangi. A hangi is a traditional way that Maori cook food. They cook the food in the ground!

The pile of dirt behind the man is where our hangi is.






This is when they started to dig out our food. That is steam coming out of the ground















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Gurkha Visit

Yesterday we had soldiers from the Gurkha's come and visit our school. They are from Nepal, just like one of the students in our class!

















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Thursday, 2 April 2015

Easter Hunt


Butterflies

Hercules Morse read 2 books about butterflies and today Lucy helped them make some if their own.














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