Thursday, 11 August 2016

thursday 11 august 2016

  1. Who is the main person or group of people in this news article?  The main people in this group is Hamish Bong and Eric Murray.
  2. What was the key event from the news article?  The main point in this story is that they win New Zealand's first Rio gold medal. 
  3. Where and when did this event take place? This event happened in  Rio Friday 12th 1:56 am
  4. Explain in your own words why this event took place?    Because they trained really hard and ended up winning it for the second time.
  5. What is your personal opinion on this issue?    Its good for them to get New Zealand's first gold medal at the 2016 Rio Olympic games and for them to defend their title.

Thursday, 4 August 2016

1. What is the history of the Olympics? 
The ancient Olympics had fewer events than the modern games, and only freeborn Greek men were allowed to participate, although a woman, bilistiche, is also mentioned as a winning chariot owner


2. Choose one of the following symbols used in the Olympics and explain why this is a symbol and what it represents. (a) Olympic rings  (b) Olympic torch
the Olympic flame is a symbol of the Olympics games. the theft of fire from the Greek god sues by Prometheus.


3. Choose a New Zealander who is competing in a sport that interests you. Write a paragraph on them. Include where they are from, if they have competed or won any medals in previous Olympics, and an interesting fact about them!
Sonny Bill Williams is competing in the Olympics for the very first time in a sport that has just been introduced to the games as well which is sevens rugby. Sonny was born and raised in Auckland city. He also plays in the All Blacks and has an interest in boxing

4. Find a recent news article that relates to the Olympics in Rio [HINT - Go to the websites sport section]:
       (a) Who is the main person or group of people in this news article?
             
         Bennett, Who is a cycling competitor

(b) What was the key event from the news article?
           
          cycling course is to dangerous to be racing in

        (c) Who is (or who could be) effected by this issue/event?

          competitors

           (d) What is your thoughts on this issue/topic?

         asap so know one gets hurt during the race and it shouldnt of been so

        dangerous for them in the first place

Thursday, 28 July 2016

james rolleston in a car crash

  1. Who is the main person or group of people in this news article?  james rolleston       2.What was the key event from the news article?he was badly hurt in a car crash and family thanks everyone who had sent messeges        3.Where and when did this event take place?on the otara bridge on thursday night         4.Explain in your own words why this event took placebecause he crashed and badly hurt         5.What is your personal opinion on this issue?i hope he lives

Thursday, 30 June 2016

  1. In Maori what does the word 'Matariki' mean?                                                      matariki means pleiades.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2.In traditional times what did Maori acknowledge with the arrival of Matariki?
it was a time for the community to come together to farewell those who are gone and to acknowledge the year gone by.

          3.How did Matariki affect Maori farming?
        it predicted the outcome of the next season’s crops. The brighter the stars the better the crops would turn out.
         
          4. Explain briefly one legend of how Matariki came to be.when ranginui the sky father and papatuanuku the earth mother were seperated by their children the god of the winds ,Tāwhirimātea, became so angry that he tore out his eyes and threw them into the heavens.
          
      5.What current holidays do some people believe Matariki should take the place of  
     People believe that Matariki should take the place of the Queen's birthday.   
          6.In your opinion should Matariki become a public holiday, why/why not? Do your research to back up your answer!I think Matariki should become a public holiday because it's a important matter to maori people of New Zealand and it should be to the rest of our country as well,it is a time of remembering the dead and celebrating new life its a time for singing,dancing and feasting.




        

Thursday, 23 June 2016

Te kauwhata bullying drove student to attempt suicide

Te kauwhata bullying drove student to attempt suicide
1.Who is the main person or group of people in this news article? the 14 year old student

 2.What was the key event from the news article? bullying and a student almost committed suicide

 3.Where and when did this event take place? 22nd of June 2016, Te Kauwhata College

4. Explain in your own words why this event took place?
because the bullying was so bad that she wanted to commit suicide.

5. What is your personal opinion on this issue?
someone should go and suss that bully out



http://www.newshub.co.nz/nznews/te-kauwhata-bullying-drove-student-to-attempt-suicide-2016062218#axzz4CSOHm6vC

Thursday, 16 June 2016

armed man on a loose

fri 17 june 1.Who is the main person or group of people in this news article? a man and two police officers 2.What was the key event from the news article? an armed man on the run 3.Where and when did this event take place? This took place in manurewa in Auckland today. 4.Explain in your own words why this event took place This event took place because the police confronted this man about his bail .

Thursday, 9 June 2016

most children use wrong toothpaste

Most children use wrong toothpaste 1. Who is the main person or group of people in this news article? the main people in this article are children and ministry of health 2. What was the key event from the news article? the key event is kids are not using stong and healthy toothpaste 3. Where and when did this event take place? this event happened on friday 10 june 2016 i dont know were it took place 4. Explain in your own words why this event took place i think this event happened so people know to get the right toothpaste 5. Tell us when this event happened and explain what might happen in the future it happened on friday 10 june 2016 5:44 a.m in the future i think children will use the right toothpaste