Thursday, 15 September 2016

1. Briefly explain in your own words what the article is about (who, where, when, what, how etc)
  • This article is about first human trafficking in NZ.
  • His name is Faroz Ali.
  • It happened on September 15 2016.
  • This took place in Auckland, New Zealand

2. What is the main issue that your article is raising?

  • The main issue that this article is raising is that this man Faroz Ali has been charged for 15 human trafficking in New Zealand for the first time ever.
3. What are the different points of view with the issue?

  • 1 point of view is that this man was just trying to help some Fijians look for work in NZ.
  • the other one is that yes it is illegal, yes he should be arrested but he should not be put to shame on social media.

4. What are the different solutions for the issue?

  • He must serve his time in prison and should never be allowed over seas for at least months.
  • He should pay those Fijians back for what he had done. 



5. What is your own opinion on the issue?
 

  • That he should just serve him time and get a job and think about himself instead of other people.

Thursday, 8 September 2016

  • Man's body found on Auckland motorway 'not suspicious' 

  • Who is the main person or group of people in this news article?  The main person in this article is the 57 year old mans body they found on the Auckland motorway. 
  • What was the key event from the news article? the key event of this article was how they found the dead body in the motorway and that they don't know what the cause of death is.
  • Where and when did this event take place? this happened on the 7th of September 2016 at 6.00pm 
  • Explain in your own words why this event took place I actually have no idea why this event took place maybe he fell out his car or maybe he was hitchhiking  and someone ran him over.
  •       5. Tell us when this event happened and explain what might happen in the future. hopefully after the autopsy they find out what his cause of death was.. 

Thursday, 18 August 2016

  1. Who is the main person or group of people in this news article?  the main person in this article is Tom Welsh.
  2. What was the key event from the news article?  the key event from this is that he won a bronze medal for shot put 
  3. Where and when did this event take place? This event happened in Rio Thursday 18 august
  4. Explain in your own words why this event took place?    Because he trained really hard and ended up winning it for the first time.
  5. What is your personal opinion on this issue?     Its good for him to get a bronze medaal because i really think it changed his life!

Thursday, 4 August 2016

1. What is the history of the Olympics? 
- The modern Olympics started in 1886 and the Olympic name comes from the place were the first Olympic games were held in 776 BC.
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
- (a) It represents the five inhabited continent of the world, United by Olympism, While the six colors are  those that appear on all the national flags of the world present time. 

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! 
- Sophie Pascoe is from Christchurch, She is a New Zealand  Paralympic swimmer. She has won ten medals at the Summer Paralympics.

Thursday, 28 July 2016

Who is the main person or group of people in this news article?
Donald Trump, Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton 


What was the key event from the news article?

Donald Trump asking the Russians to hack into Hillary 

Clinton emails.

Where and when did this event take place?

United States of America, 27|07|16


Explain in your own words why this event took place?

I think this event took place because Donald Trump was 

getting to jealous about Hillary Clinton going for 

president.



 Tell us when this event happened and explain what might happen in the future ?

this event happened on the 27|07|16,

what might happen in the future is Hillary Clinton 

becoming president .




http://www.newshub.co.nz/world/trump-russia-should-hack-clintons-emails-2016072805#axzz4Fl2cj3Mu


Thursday, 30 June 2016

In Maori what does the word 'Matariki' mean?
Matariki is the Māori name for the cluster of stars also known as the Pleiades. It rises in mid-winter – late May or early June. For many Māori, it heralds the start of a new year.

In traditional times what did Maori acknowledge with the arrival of Matariki?
it was a time for the community to come together and farewell those departed and acknowledge the year gone by.
How did Matariki affect Maori farming?
it predicted the outcome of the next seasons crops. the brighter the stars the better the crops.

Explain briefly one legend of how Matariki came to be.
Matariki literally means the ‘eyes of god’ (mata ariki) or ‘little eyes’ (mata riki). Some say that when Ranginui, the sky father, and Papatūānuku, the earth mother were separated by their offspring, the god of the winds, Tāwhirimātea, became angry, tearing out his eyes and hurling them into the heavens

What current holidays do some people believe Matariki should take the place of?
 people are trying to replace the queens birthday with Matariki.

In your opinion should Matariki become a public holiday, why/why not? Do your research to back up your answer.
in my opinion i think yes Matariki should be a public holidays because of Maori religion.

Thursday, 23 June 2016

CURRENT EVENTS





Who
 is the main person or group of people in this 


news article?
  • a 16 year old student at Te Kauwhata College



What was the key event from the news article?


  • the key event in this article was attempted suicide.


Where and when did this event take place? 

  • 22nd of June 2016, Te Kauwhata College


Explain in your own words why this event took place?
  • i honestly wouldn't know why this event took place, but i just think that a bunch of girls from her exact school are trying to look for attention and must think bullying is cool......