Thursday, 25 February 2016

Spotlight on Me!! Week 4

This week we started our new segment called "Spotlight on Me!". Our Student Cultural Committee went out and about and interviewed 8 students about their own cultures.

Here are this week's students caught in the spotlight...



Zac from Room 2
Age: 5




What country/city do you come from? 
New Zealand
Where were your parents born?
New Zealand
What traditions do your culture celebrate/have?
Birthdays and Easter
What do you eat in your culture?
fish
What’s your favourite thing?
Tigers




Solarah from Room 2
Age: 5



What country/city do you come from? 

New Zealand
What traditions do your culture celebrate/have?
Birthdays, Christmas, Easter
What do you eat in your culture?
chicken nuggets
What’s your favourite thing about New Zealand?
Chickens.

Leandri from Room 10
Age:10



What country/city do you come from? 

South Africa
Why did you come to NZ? (Why did you to come to Christchurch?)
It is safer.
Where were your parents born?
South Africa
Where are your grandparents born?
South Africa
What traditions do your culture celebrate/have?
Christmas and New Years. No Halloween.
What do you eat in your culture?
everything!
What’s your favourite thing about New Zealand?
The chocolate

Khylan from Room 10
Age: 7



What country/city do you come from? 
New Zealand
Where are your grandparents born?
New Zealand
What traditions do your culture celebrate/have?
Christmas
What do you eat in your culture?
Hangi

Komal from Room 14


Age: 10



What country/city do you come from? 
New Zealand and India
Why did you come to NZ? 
Because my parents thought it would be easier for me to grow up here.
Where were your parents born?
India
Where are your grandparents born?
India
What do you eat in your culture?
curry, rice, vegetables



Corban from Room 14

Age: 10





What country/city do you come from? 
New Zealand
Where were your parents born?
Dad in Christchurch and Mum in Auckland
Where are your grandparents born?
Auckland and Christchurch
What traditions do your culture celebrate/have?
We're from lots of different cultures like Scottish, Irish, French and English.
What do you eat in your culture?
Meat, vegetables, fish
What’s your favourite thing about New Zealand?
The land, the mountains and the fact that there's no sharks.





Kiara from Room 21

Age: 12


What country/city do you come from? 
New Zealand

Why did you come to NZ? (Why did you to come to Christchurch?)
I was born in New Zealand
Where were your parents born?
New Zealand
Where are your grandparents born?
New Zealand and Ireland


What traditions do your culture celebrate/have?
Maori New Year's, Kapa Haka
What do you eat in your culture?
Paua, Hangi
What’s your favourite thing about New Zealand?
The Landscapes





Tim from Room 21

Age: 11



What country/city do you come from? 
New Zealand

Why did you come to NZ? (Why did you to come to Christchurch?)
I was born in New Zealand
Where were your parents born?
My Dad is from Twizel and my Mum is from Germany
Where are your grandparents born?
Germany


What traditions do your culture celebrate/have?
Maori/Kapa Haka
What do you eat in your culture?
Pavlova, kiwifruit


What’s your favourite thing about New Zealand?
The Landscape


Monday, 22 February 2016

Welcome to the Student Cultural Committee 2016!

Here is our Student Cultural Committee for 2016. They have some very exciting ideas that we are looking forward to seeing here at Belfast.

Committee Chair: Sade
Committee Secretary: Kate
Committee Members: Luke, Zara, Lara, Reid, Lauren, Puhi Te Aewa, Mason, Emma, Te Ruapounamu, Aruana, Tonya, Jazmin.