Thursday, 10 April 2014

Nga manawa

1. What is the difference between seawater and freshwater ?  freshwater  is more fresh and seawater has salt in it.

2. Why don’t ngamanawa grow in the South Island of New Zealand ? its to cold in the south island.

3. Describe what a mangrove plant does to breath? the plant sends up tall roots  to breath oxygen.

4. List 4 animals that like to live in mangrove forests tio,tuna,tumare and patiki

5. Why else are mangrove plants useful? the lichen from the trees can be boiled into green dye. List 2 other reasons from pages 16 and 18. it strong and supple

6. How did the mangrove leaves help keep fish cool?  the leaves are white and they don’t absorb the heat

7. Why are ngamanawa thought to be taonga? because it helps us.

8. Blogging - Draw a picture of nga manuwa, and post to your blog with a few facts about it.

What fiafia means to me

Talofa Lava do you know what fiafia means to Pt England School?
Do you want me to tell you ? was that a yes then sure I will tell you then.
To pt England school fiafia means a celebration and a get together for Samoa and Tonga  it means happy! cool isn't it.  we celebrate by having a big get together and we represent different cultures like for example I'm in the Hawaiian group just to represent Hawaii. We also have Tongan Samoan hip hop um Niue and much more.

We have Fiafia every second year my tutor is well she’s my teacher her name is Miss Ouano and Ms Eadie she’s my other tutor.My dances are Maunaleo ahulili and puili puili is a stick dance the other two were about mountains.

fiafia has just passed I had an amazing time dancing watching my friends and having a wonderful time.

this is my group,