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Friday, 25 November 2016


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Treaty group

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What I found interesting was on the 4th of feb 1840, and never managed to take over nz. Why did the maori fight with each other


This term we have been learning about Parliament. We have looked at the difference between government and parliament, NZ parliament, who is in government, how our government works and we compared democracy to dictatorship.

Three things that I learnt are NZ parliament are:

  • David Carter is the speaker of the house 
  • Anyone can get kicked out 
  • The opposition sits on the left side 

Here is the link to my compare and contrast map explaining the difference between democracy and dictatorship.

Monday, 21 November 2016

Te Reo, Term 4 2016.

This term we have been learning all about the Marae. We have learned that…….

  • The Marae is an important focal point for the community.
  • The Marea is a place where tradition and customs can be carried out.
  • The Marae is a place where people can express their values with dignity.
  • There are many kawa ( protocols) that prevail on the marae.
  • Marae kawa (protocols) can differ between maraes and iwi.

We have focussed on some key concepts when doing this learning.
These are listed and explained in the table below.

Definition -
give the meaning of these concepts in your own words.
Each Marae has different customs 
It welcomes the people 
Tangata whenua
The local people who lives near the Marae 
The visitors 
The place you stand on 
relationship and connection to family 
Give your to someone 
Have hospitality 

See this video for an explanation of the roles and responsibilities of people on a marae.

Something I would like to learn more about the marae is……... The carvings