Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Spectacular NZ

The Rugby World Cup is bringing lots of tourists to New Zealand, but there is more here then just a cup!

The indigenous people are Maori like Maui. New Zealand has many multi-cultural just like Maori, Canadian, Australian all sorts of them.

Only in New Zealand there would be Kiwis,Fantail and Tuatara. Our most native animal is a Kiwi,
they are the most special bird in New Zealand.

So if you a rugby games here to see some of the 48 world cup rugby games, remember to also take time out to inspect more of our stunning country.

Cross Country

Guess what we did on September the 7th on Wednesday? You get to go in to four groups there names are Takitumu,Tainui ,Te Arawa and Mataatua, only four yr1's up to yr6. It is cross country!

Starting off wasn't a good start as other people sprinted. As I started on the grass it was harder for me to run. There was a road of shells which was noisy. There were pukeko’s pecking. I could smell muddy creaks which were smelly and there were tree’s which were reflecting the sea.

As I was running I felt a bit nervous because my brother was going to beat me. As soon as I came down the hill I could feel my brother hammering his feet as he was running and he was getting beaten.

At the end my brother tried to come past me, but the time for my brother was gonna end. I was sprinting as fast as I could in hot pursuit to the finish line. We came a tie. I felt proud with completion.

Mesmerising Australia

It’s only a short hop, skip and a jump across the Tasman Sea to Australia, but there is a world of difference in what you will find there.

In Australia there is a variety of cultures. The indigenous people of Australia were the first people there, they are the Aborigine people.

Australia’s native animal is the Kangaroo. It is a big animal, which can weigh over 100kg, they carry their babies in a pouch and instead of walking they hop.

The climate in Australia is warm and cold. Countries have coastal differences, like Australia because they have deserts.

So if you are fortunate enough to make the journey, you will need to allow plenty of time to explore all that Australia has to offer.