Friday, 17 November 2017

Thursday, 10 August 2017

How to make Takakau

How to make Takakau
We are learning to follow the structure of a procedural text.

Introduction: Takakau is a maori bread that was first made when the Europeans came to New Zealand and they brought flour to the country. You use butter and syrup to soften it or you can have it with a boil up.

Takakau Ingredients

1 teaspoon salt (to your taste)
2 cups flour
2 teaspoon baking powder (optional)
100 ml milk or water


First we put in the flour, baking powder,salt and milk.

Then we use a fork to mix them together so that it is dough.

Knead the dough for a minute.

Put a little bit of flour on the baking tray and shape the dough so it is 2cm thick.

And then bake the mixture for thirty minutes at 200 degrees celsius

Friday, 4 August 2017

A short history about G.i

  1. You can get your food or toys from Glen Innes.
  2. Glen innes is located in the east in auckland.
  3. Glen innes gets its name from a large farm owned by Williams innes that was here
  4. Glen innes is close to the water of the river estuary
  5. Glen innes is a place where people can learn in the libary which they have computers as well.          

Thursday, 3 August 2017

The Treaty of Waitangi Explainer

The Treaty of Waitangi

We are learning to: Identify and interpret key facts and information about the Treaty of Waitangi

Learn about the Treaty of Waitangi so that you can make an explainer video!

 What is a treaty?
A treaty is an agreement between different groups of people. The  treaty of Waitangi is a treaty  that was signed in Waitangi, New Zealand.

2. New Zealand needed a treaty for different reasons. The traders and whalers were breaking the law but maori chiefs were not in control of them. They needed a law that they would follow. The British wanted the treaty so that they could control the land.

3. When was the treaty signed?
The Treaty was signed  on the 6 February 1840. It was signed by Hone Heke and Maori chiefs and members of the British government.

Was the Treaty fair?  The treaty wasn't fear cause their was a  Maori language and a british language version.                  

Is the treaty still important today.      
It is because the person that signed the treaty was called Hone heke he was the leader of Nga Puhi.


Rekohu and the Moriori

We are learning to extract information from the text.

My Answer
Page number (where I found the information from)
What is Rekohu?
Contrary to popular belief, Moriori people did not disappear after his death. Hundreds of Moriori descendants now live on Rekohu
Did the Moriori die out?
Hundreds of years ago the Moriori, of the Chatham Islands, took a solemn ... almost two to one, they chose to obey Nunuku Law and did not fight back. ... Many believed that Tommy Solomon, who died in 1933, was the last ..
Who are the Moriori?
The last known Moriori of full descent, Tame Horomona Rehe, later known as Tommy Solomon, died on 19 March 1933. Contrary to popular belief, Moriori people did not disappear after his death. Hundreds of Moriori descendants now live on Rekohu (Chatham Island), throughout New Zealand and around the world.
What was Maui Solomon taught at school about the Moriori?
Hundreds of Moriori descendants now live on Rekohu (Chatham. Island), throughout New ... where there are two primary schools
What did Hinemata do on her holiday?
They went to her marae and had a feast.
Why was the place called the fishing rock?
Rock fishing is fishing from rocky outcrops into the sea. It is a popular pastime in australia and New zealand. It can be a dangerous pastime and claims many lives each year, although this may improve as more fishermen are beginning to wear life jackets.

a newspaper article explaining the history of the moriori
Create a poster that explains the mistake that the 1916 journal article made

Have you met the learning intention? How do you know?

Tuesday, 1 August 2017

What is Insulation?



Insulation is a important matter because you can get rheumatic fever and other kind of sickness you also get cold and if you had pink batts for the roof,walls,windows and the floor lass.Pink batts keeps the cold out and keeps the warm inside and if you don't have pink batts it can damage the  house by damaging the house the cold air can blent the metal.You can get pink batts from mitre10 and the bargain warehouse when you want to put pink batts in the walls and the roofs you need to get a white working suit. Click to watch video

Thursday, 27 July 2017

Traditional Architecture

Today we learnt about Maori and British houses and what the difference between them is.