Thursday, 24 March 2016

Spotlight on me! Week 8



Zayde from Room 12
Age: 7



What country/city do you come from?
New Zealand

Where were your parents born?
New Zealand

Where were your grandparents born?
New Zealand

What traditions do your culture celebrate/have?
Everything

What do you eat in your culture?
Everything



Hayden from Room 12
Age: 8



What country/city do you come from?
New Zealand

Where were your parents born?
Christchurch

What traditions do your culture celebrate/have?
Everything

What do you eat in your culture?
Everything

What's your favourite thing about New Zealand?
The Prime Minister




Ben from Room 5
Age: 6



What country/city do you come from?
South Korea

Where were your parents born?
South Korea 

What do you eat in your culture?
Noodles

What's your favourite thing about New Zealand?
Christmas




Ariana from Room 5
Age: 5



What country/city do you come from?
India

Where were your parents born?
India

What traditions do your culture celebrate/have?
Diwali

What do you eat in your culture?
Chicken

What's your favourite thing about New Zealand?
Christmas





Jack from Room 17
Age: 9



What country/city do you come from?
New Zealand

Where were your parents born?
New Zealand

What traditions do your culture celebrate/have?
Christmas, Easter etc.

What do you eat in your culture?
Meat, veges etc.

What's your favourite thing about New Zealand?
Water





Tayla from Room 17
Age: 10



What country/city do you come from?
Christchurch

Where were your parents born?
New Zealand

What traditions do your culture celebrate/have?
Christmas, Easter, Birthday's etc.

What do you eat in your culture?
Veges, meat.

What's your favourite thing about New Zealand?
All the fun things!



Logan from Room 21
Age: 12


What country/city do you come from?
Christchurch

Why did you come to NZ? (Why did you come to Christchurch?)
Was born at Christchurch Woman's Hospital

Where were your parents born?
Dad was born in Oamaru, Mum in Christchurch

What traditions do your culture celebrate/have?
Christmas

What do you eat in your culture?
Fish



Taylor from Room 21
Age: 12


What country/city do you come from?
Christchurch

Where were your parents born?
Dad in Christchurch, Mum in Invercargill

Where were your grandparents born?
Invercargill

What traditions do your culture celebrate/have?
Christmas, Easter, Waitangi Weekend

What do you eat in your culture?
Chicken, pork, steak, all the good stuff!

What's your favourite thing about New Zealand?
The views







Wednesday, 16 March 2016

Spotlight on Me! Week 7





Melinda from Room 4

Age: 6


What country/city do you come from?
New Zealand
Where were your parents born?
New Zealand
What do you eat in your culture?
Ice cream
What’s your favourite thing about New Zealand?
The beach


Jacob from Room 4

Age: 5



What country/city do you come from? 
New Zealand
What do you eat in your culture?
Ice cream
What’s your favourite thing about New Zealand?
Lego


Laxmi from Room 23

Age: 13



What country/city do you come from? 
Nepal
Where were your parents born?
Bhunta
What traditions do your culture celebrate/have?

Family meetings, dinner

What’s your favourite thing about New Zealand?
Going to school


Ella-mae from Room 23


Age: 12



What country/city do you come from? 
Christchurch
Where were your parents born?
New Zealand
What traditions do your culture celebrate/have?

We celebrate Christmas, Waitangi weekend, birthdays, Easter

What do you eat in your culture?
meat
What’s your favourite thing about New Zealand?

The landscape


Jordus from Room 16

Age: 9



What country/city do you come from? 
Christchurch
Where were your parents born?
Dad in the North Island and Mum here
What traditions do your culture celebrate/have?
Waitangi Day, everything
What do you eat in your culture?
meat and fish
What’s your favourite thing about New Zealand?
It's not very dangerous.



Seili from Room 16

Age: 9




What country/city do you come from? 
Samoa/Savaie
Why did you come to NZ? (Why did you to come to Christchurch?)
To learn English and it is safer here
Where were your parents born?
Mum in Tonga and Dad in Samoa
What traditions do your culture celebrate/have?
Seuolie, Christmas food but not presents.
What do you eat in your culture?
Chop suey and Trua
What’s your favourite thing about New Zealand?
It's safe and it has rain/cold days.






Willow from Room 11

Age: 6



What country/city do you come from? 
Christchurch
Where were your parents born?
Christchurch
What traditions do your culture celebrate/have?
Easter
What do you eat in your culture?

Ice cream
What’s your favourite thing about New Zealand?
Hokey pokey ice cream




Lachie from Room 11

Age: 7



What country/city do you come from?
Christchurch
Where were your parents born?
New Zealand
What traditions do your culture celebrate/have?
camping
What do you eat in your culture?
ice cream
What’s your favourite thing about New Zealand?

Kiwis

Wednesday, 9 March 2016

Spotlight on me! Week 6

Cameo from Room 1

Age: 5



What country/city do you come from? 
New Zealand
Where were your parents born?
New Zealand
What do you eat in your culture?
Hot Cross buns
What’s your favourite thing about New Zealand?
The animals



Ethan from Room 1
Age: 5

What country/city do you come from? 
New Zealand
Where were your parents born?
Auckland
What do you eat in your culture?
muffins
What’s your favourite thing about New Zealand?
I'm not sure



Reka from Room 9


Age: 8




What country/city do you come from? 
Japan
Where were your parents born?
Dad in NZ and Mum in Japan
What traditions do your culture celebrate/have?
Tea party
What do you eat in your culture?
chicken, sushi
What’s your favourite thing about New Zealand?
All of it!



Amy from Room 9

Age: 8




What country/city do you come from? 
China
Where were your parents born?
Dad and Mum were born in China
What traditions do your culture celebrate/have?
Chinese New Year and the lantern festival
What do you eat in your culture?
lots of vegetables
What’s your favourite thing about New Zealand?
I'm not sure



Braeden from Room 15

Age: 10



What country/city do you come from? 
Christchurch
Where were your parents born?
New Zealand
Where are your grandparents born?
around the UK
What traditions do your culture celebrate/have?
We celebrate Christmas, Easter etc.
What do you eat in your culture?
any food
What’s your favourite thing about New Zealand?
It's safe, it's not very dangerous.



Mackenzie from Room 15

Age: 9



What country/city do you come from? 
Taranaki, New Zealand
Where were your parents born?
New Zealand
What traditions do your culture celebrate/have?
Everything, Easter, Christmas etc.

What do you eat in your culture?
hungi, fried bread
What’s your favourite thing about New Zealand?
I love it because it's so green.


Karereatua from Room 22

Age: 11


What country/city do you come from? 
Christchurch, New Zealand
Where were your parents born?
Same place
What traditions do your culture celebrate/have?
Kapa Haka
What do you eat in your culture?
hungi, boil up
What’s your favourite thing about New Zealand?
Kapa Haka




Jack from Room 22

Age: 11



What country/city do you come from? 
New Zealand
Where were your parents born?
Dad in New Zealand and Mum in Thailand
Where are your grandparents born?
Auckland and Christchurch
What traditions do your culture celebrate/have?
We have a hottest day in Thailand and we all come together and have a water fight.
What do you eat in your culture?
Thai food
What’s your favourite thing about New Zealand?
Wifi, Burger King and my friends.