Saturday, 9 July 2016

Room 7

This is Room 7 embracing Maori Language week.  Some of them have not quite nailed the beat however the pukana at the end are priceless.

By Mrs Davis - Room 7's lucky teacher

Sunday, 26 June 2016

Kelvin Road School Senior Poetry Recital Winner

Senior School Year 4,  5 and 6 Winner

I had a Little Secret

Written by Kenn Nesbit

Performed by Anjali - Room 8

I had a little secret
and I told a friend of mine.
I made her promise not to tell.
I thought it would be fine.

But then she told somebody else
and they told someone too.
Then each of them told others,
and it grew, and grew, and grew.

Then someone posted it online.
It blossomed like a spiral.
The next thing that I knew,
my secret went completely viral.

It made the rounds on Instagram,
YouTube, and Twitter too.
It wasn't very long at all
till everybody knew.

So now my secret's everywhere
for all the world to see.
I'm guessing that's the last one
that you'll ever share with me.

Monday, 13 June 2016

Kelvin Road School Senior Poetry Recital Winner

Year 7 and 8 Winner

Sad Joke On A Marae

Sad joke on a marae – Apairana Taylor 

Performed by Tyrhys - Room 3

Tihei Mauriora I called 
Kepe Paikea Te Kooti 
Rewi and Te Rauparaha 
I saw them 
grim death and wooden ghosts 
carved on the meeting house wall 

In the only Maori I knew 
I called 
Tihei Mauriora 
Above me the tekoteko raged 
He ripped his tongue from his mouth 
And threw it at my feet 

Then I spoke 
My name is Tu the freezing worker 
Ngati D.B. is my tribe 
The pub is my marae 
My fist is my taiaha 
Jail is my home 

Tihei Mauriora I cried 
They understood 
The tekoteko and the ghosts 
Though I said nothing but 
Tihei Mauriora 
For that’s all I knew

Thursday, 26 May 2016

Celebrating Success

The weekend just gone (21st/22nd May), William went down to Wellington for the NZ Kyokushin Karate Championship.  In his age group (8-9 years) he came 3rd in the Males Elite Junior Kata.
He then had two fights in his age group in which he both won very easily and then became the NZ Junior Champion in 8-9 years.

He represented Papakura Kyokushin Karate Club honourably and his Sensei (Rhenndy Vissor) along with everybody else in his club were all very extremely happy with William.
Not bad for someone who has only been doing Kyokushin Karate for 1 ½ years.

Awesome William.