Category Archives: Classrooms


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Pumpkin Soup


Last week we read a story about growing Pumpkins. The story was about a boy who helped his Grandad to grow pumpkins from seeds they had saved. When they harvested them, they made pumpkin soup together. Rhys and his Grandad also grow pumpkins (and lots of other veges too.) Rhys is like the boy in […]

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Puddle Fun


One morning when we went over to the swimming pool, we found a HUGE puddle of rain water. So when we were in our togs, we had some fun playing in it, splashing around and getting wet, before we went swimming!

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Pukemokemoke Reserve Hike


This term we have been learning about Pukemokemoke Reserve. We  investigated the history of Pukemokemoke, the different types of native trees, the native birds and insects that all live in this habitat. We also went on a hike through the bush on Pukemokemoke, going all the way up to the top of the lookout. Phew! […]

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Pukemokemoke


Year 3/4’s trip to Pukemokemoke. What a fun day had by all!!!

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Saint Patrick’s Day Fun


On Saint Patrick’s Day, we made some delicious green scones! Check out Mr Noonan sharing them with us….    

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Port Waikato Camp Yrs 5/6


Our Year 5 and 6 children had a great time at Port Waikato Camp.  Below are some samples of the children's writing from camp and a photo slider display. The Mud Fight! the mud is slime dripping down my back The mud is sticky quicksand underneath my feet The mud fight is a battleground with [...]
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Pond Trip


Room 16 children had a great day visiting the pond at Phillips’ farm and catching water boatmen and flying their kites.

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Fantasy Fish


We made fantasy fish using pastel, dye and collage.

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Xaveika’s 7th Birthday


Xaveika wanted to share her birthday with all the children in Room 16 so Mum, Dad and Nana brought the party to us!

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Language Experience


Every Thursday in Akomanga Waru we try to have a hands on language experience in order to increase our vocabulary and produce more powerful writing. So far this term we have explored the rain, tasted summer fruits, and even made play dough with Room 11. As the term progresses we look forward to showing you […]

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