Thursday, September 9, 2010

Can you name all 7 canoes?

Can you name all seven canoes (waka) that came to Aotearoa? What kinds of things did people bring with them on the wakas? Listen to Room 23 share their learning.

waka pictures

Take a look at some of our waka pictures.


Listen to Waimaria as she talks about a waka. She memorized all her lines before we filmed and didn't even need to look at the script. Isn't she clever?

Saturday, September 4, 2010


Room 23 have been learning a lot about wakas (canoes). We have drawn pictures and have been looking at all the different parts of a waka. Listen to Rosalina as she talks about a waka.

Friday, September 3, 2010


TJ talks about how the people in the waka came to NZ (Aotearoa).

Billy and Zackariah

Listen to Billy and Zackariah as they talk about two of the things that are really important to take on a long journey.