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Kia ora my name is Atawhai Walters Herewini Waipuri. I live in two houses. One is in Hikurangi and the other one is in Whananaki. I am ten years old and my birthday is May the 31st 2009. My mum's name is Helen Herewini and my dad's name is Shaun Waipuri. I have a lot of brothers and sisters one of my brothers and sisters name is Geovane and Charlotte Waipuri. My favourite food is Sushi and my favourite Restaurant is Jimmy Jacks. My favourite thing to do is play with the dogs and sometimes the cat. The dogs' names are Lily and Tutu. And the cat’s name is Piko. My favourite hobbies to do at school are writing, Reading Plus, and buddy reading. I like doing other stuff like that with my friends. When I grow up I want to be a famous Basketball player or a teacher.


Wetapunga meaning the God of the Ugly things are the biggest and heaviest insects on earth.   Weta have six long and strong spiny hairy legs. On the back of a weta it is really [...]

By |20th September 2019|Classes, Ruma Tahi|Comments Off on Wetapunga


Nelson is a city that is relatively small and has a population of 51,900 residents. The region it is in is also called Nelson. It’s Maori name is Whakatu which means build, raise or establish. [...]

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The kea

The Kea is a NZ native bird. The Kea’s feathers are olive green have a bit of orange. Kea have a black outline around their feathers. A Kea also has a strange look. The Kea’s [...]

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Remember When

Remember when we were going to the Ngunguru marae but before we did we picked up my papa Joe and my friend Skyla? That was the holidays. Remember when we went to the bottom of [...]

By |23rd August 2019|Classes, Ruma Tahi|1 Comment


    A challenge is something that is not easy to achieve but if you keep trying and trying you will be able to achieve that goal. My challenge is to manage myself and try [...]

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Matariki sleep over

Matariki  Sleep over, Story telling, As we have fun, As we gather with whanau, Talking with whanau, Having a hakari with friends, Weaving flax with family, Happy New year, Kaimoana.  

By |24th September 2018|Ruma Tahi|2 Comments

Atawhai’s Pepeha

  Ka tangi te tītī, ka tangi te kākā, ka tangi hoki ahau tihei wa mauri ora   Ko Pipiwharauroa raua ko Onekainga oku Maunga Ko Te Wairahi toku Awa Ko Ngatokimatawhaorua toku Waka Ko [...]

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