We started by stamping Sir N's passport.
We learned all sorts of interesting things:
- We watched Ancient Tuatara Fathers Young
- Tuatara New Zealands Living Fossil (recent mainland release information)
- Henry the Tuatara's Blog (Henry is 110 years old and lives at Invercargill Museum)
- We made poi and watched Maori Poi Dance - Melville Intermediate School
- Maori Poi Dance ~ Takitimu Performing Arts School
- Watched a great video about Wetta by Answers in Genesis. (scroll down the page to find it)
- Researched Population statistics
- Looked at National Geographic Kids all about New Zealand.
- Kotane Maori information and photographs.
- Youtube video of Ko Tane and Willowbank
- Kiwi in Nocturnal House
|Rose N with North Island Brown Kiwi|
|New Zealand flag and Coat of Arms|
|NZ map, information and Note Book page|
- Sir N's favourite piece of information was that there are more sheep than people in New Zealand! Currently 7 sheep to every 1 person.
- We made a sheep from a pattern, cotton wool and wriggly eyes
- Kiwi eat worms.
Discovered some great books at the Library
- National Geographic Countries of the world: New Zealand (my favourite)
- First peoples of Oceania (Trisha Sertori)
- Our Neighbours: New Zealand (Michael and Jane Pelussey)
- Ask about Oceania: New Zealand
- Kiwi: New Zealand's remarkable bird (Neville Peat)
Borrowed some true stories from a Kiwi friend
- Kahu the cautious Kiwi (Brian Birchall)
- Penny and Pocket (Gwenda Turner)
- The Builder's Cat (Gwenda Turner)
We made some great Kumara soup
(step by step coming soon)
All in all it was a great week and we both had fun