Kupu o te raHakihea: December
I te marama o Hakihea, i terea e mātou mai i te Whanganui-a-Tara atu ki Akaroa.
In December, we (3+ exclusive) sailed from Wellington to Akaroa.
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Another name for December is Tīhema.
Mexican Multi-Challenge Day
You all know we have Multi-Challenge Day coming up on Wednesday 29th November. We are going to change it to Mexican Multi-Challenge Day. We are asking you if you could please wear the Mexican flag colours which are red, white and green (you could wear all three of these colours or just one). As you have heard there has been a big earthquake in Mexico & those poor people need some money for food, water, and shelter. We are asking from the bottom of our hearts if you can PLEASE bring a gold coin donation. We will also be having a competition to guess how many marbles are in the jar for one dollar & the winner will win a prize. All of this money will go towards supporting the people of Mexico to rebuild their lives. Even though they are not in the news anymore they are still struggling to survive!
Thanks, Tanika, Danielle and Josh from Room 7
Christmas is nearly here! It is time to decorate the Christmas tree with lovely and sparkly tinsels… WAIT TINSELS?! They’re not good for the environment!
Here are facts we found on Wikipedia
Tinsel, is a type of decorative material that mimics the effect of ice, consisting of thin strips of sparkling material attached to thread. The modern production of tinsel typically involves plastic, and is used particularly to decorate Christmas trees.
The students of Rūma Kōkako think it’s bad for the environment because it can blow into the sea. It is not just about stopping the use of plastic bags, but it’s also about stopping the use of tinsels and other plastic related products. We need to put an end to all these plastic products.
You can make paper chains instead, or use the leftover paper chains from the production. What do you think we should do as an enviroschool?
By: Dylan, Ian, and Jason from Rūma Kōkako.
Ruma Ruru have made a bug hotel and Ruma Kotare have let us put this in Sticky’s Garden (near Ruma Kotare). A bug hotel is a container full of things to attract insects and bugs. Oursis made of wood. It is full of materials of all shapes and sizes and holes for insects to hide.Please respect the bug hotel near Ruma Kotare in Sticky’s garden. You can look at it butplease don’t touch it. Please look after the hotel because we want lots of bugs to comecrawling around. Bugs are interesting to look at and good for the garden so we want themto come to the hotel! Please take care of it.
DID YOU KNOW THAT
Pāuatahanui Inlet is the only large estuary wetland left in the lower half of New Zealand's North Island.
It is under threat from three things — too much sediment,
Calling all Environmentalist! Environews wants your stories!
Timetable for Writers Group for Term 4
9.15-10 Year 8
10-10.30 Year 2-4
11-11.45 Year 5
1.30- 2.15 Year 7
2.15- 3.00 Year 6
Monday Ruma Kakapo (13)