This year the theme for our parade float was the twelve days of Christmas Paihia style. Te Awa was on the truck. Our costume was to look like we were at the beach "and a sandcastle on a summers day".
Excited to get onto the truck. George and Aria.
Auyush, Ohana, Cora-Rose, Anaya and Michael.
Our fabulous float.
Dallas, Litia, Ilha and Sam.
Aria, Hunter, Michael and Litia.
Aayush, Ohana, Cora-Rose, Anaya.
On Friday on the Christmas parade I liked wearing my togs.I liked being on the truck. I liked seeing my Mum, Dad and Jack my big brother. I liked going to the Christmas parade.I liked Mrs Lindsay on the sandcastle. BY Cora
On Friday Paihia school went to the Christmas parade . I liked the Christmas parade because it was fun & because I was on the truck all the way. BY Ilha
I like the truck because it was fun. The truck moved, we sat down & waved & we got to smile. BY Aria
I like it when we were waiting because I was playing with the ball. When we were on the Christmas float we had marshmallows, cookies and chocolate eggs. When we were driving I saw my sister with her countdown shirt and my sister's friend laughing. By Litia
I really like the giant sandcastle on the huge truck. When we were moving I was really happy because I liked how the truck looked. On the parade Miss Simmonds was taking photos of me.
On Friday Paihia school and I had a Christmas parade along in town. I liked waving to the people to make them give me a beautiful smile. My favorite thing was holding a pretend ice cream with all my friends. By Anaya.
I like being on the truck and I like staying with my mum on the truck. I like the Christmas parade & I like waving , I also like riding with everybody. I like being in my togs. I really like riding on the truck. I like siting on the stairs. By Michael
I like the Christmas parade because, I like being in my tog's all the way. I saw a lot of people, and I smiled and waved at them. I saw my Dad at I waved at my Daddy and I gave him a high five. I saw Mrs Lindsay on a high sandcastle chucking lollies at people. When we got back we had a lolly scramble. By Hunter
On Friday Paihia school and I had a Christmas parade along in town. Also the big kids had to walk, and the little kids got to go on the back of a huge truck. My favourite thing I got to do is to wave and hold a pretend ice cream. By Ohana.
Today we had our Southern Bay of Islands inter-school Athletics day. We went on the bus to Bledisloe Domain.
Michael and Matiu on the bus to Bledisloe Domain.
My legs weren't tired because my shoes are pretty fast.
George, Will and Reign on the bus to Bledisloe Domain. Athletics day was so much fun. The run was good because I really like running. By George I liked the running because I was a little bit fast. By Reign
Dallas, Hunter, Michael, Jayden and George get ready for their race. I liked the athletics, it was fun and the 200 metres was so much fun and the 400 metres, it was the funnist. It was the funnist because it made me run faster. By Jayden
Sam Ata and Kyle Brown from Te Moana class.
Michael throwing at shot put.
Reign doing high jump.
Stan-Lee from Te Moana class doing high jump.
Reign doing hurdles.
The boys lining up for the big race.
Cooper, Stan-Lee and Hunter
Gina taught us how to do long jump.
I like running. My Dad came to the athletics. I had fun running and jumping. By Ariana
Today Chris from the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ came to teach us about asthma. One in every seven people in New Zealand is effected by asthma.
Ariana, Ilha and Matiu helped Chris in the show.
Ahurangi, Kyle, Tangimanawa, Ariana, Chris, Ilha and Matiu
We learnt that six things can trigger asthma (cold air, dust mites, animal fur, viruses, smoke and pollen).
I liked the fish. Chris taught us about asthma. We learnt about lungs.
The asthma show was interesting.
I went to the show. I liked the show.
I went to the asthma show. Chris taught us to be healthy.
Chris taught us about asthma. A virus can make your asthma worse.
I loved the fish. We learnt about asthma and I loved the show. By Ohana
I liked the fish. He is amazing. We learnt about lungs.
I learnt about asthma, it was fun and I loved it. It was the coolest thing.
I like the puffer fish.
I liked the fish at the show.
I liked the man, and I liked the show. By Dallas I liked the fish because it did a funny dance. By Karaitiana I had fun at the show. Chris was cool. The fish was funny. We learnt about asthma. We learnt about the breathing. By Litia It was awesome. I was the smoke in the show. We learnt about asthma. By Ilha I liked him because he was funny. I was in the show. By Matiu I liked the asthma show because it was so funny. By Hunter Chris taught us about asthma. We learnt about inhalers. By Cora-Rose