Thursday, 15 September 2016

16/09/2016

1. Briefly explain in your own words what the article is about (who, where, when, what, how etc) 
This article is about Sophie Pascoe winning gold in the women's 200 meter Individual Medley SM10 event in Rio.

2. What is the main issue/event that your article is raising?
The main event that my article is raising is Sophie Pascoe winning a gold medal in Rio

3. What are the different points of view with the issue/event?
I don't think there are different points of view.

4. What are the different solutions for the issue/event?
There is no solution because this event isn't an issue

5. What is your own opinion on the issue/event?

My own opinion on this event is very positive, I congratulate her on her success.
 




Thursday, 1 September 2016

02/09/2016

  1. Who is the main person or group of people in this news article? The main people in this article were the people at Richardson Road Auckland Kiwibank when it happened also the robber.
  2. What was the key event from the news article? The key event from this news article was a robber who was armed and took some money then escaped by jumping into a stolen silver Mazda 
  3. Where and when did this event take place? This event took place at Richardson Road Auckland Kiwibank in Mt Roskill at 1:23pm on Thursday.
  4. Explain in your own words why this event took place. This event took place because the robber might have been bored or needed money, I don't really know.
  5. What is your personal opinion on this issue? The robber shouldn't have robbed the bank, he may have been poor but still, that wasn't a good idea after all.

Thursday, 25 August 2016

26/08/2016

  1. Who is the main person or group of people in this news article? The main people in this article are the All Blacks and the Wallabies.
  2. What was the key event from the news article? The key event from this news article was the Wallabies getting a thrashing from the All Blacks, on their on soil even.
  3. Where and when did this event take place? This event took place on Saturday night just gone at ANZ stadium in Sydney.
  4. Explain in your own words why this event took place. This event took place because it was the opening game of the 2016 Rugby Championship.
      5. Tell us when this event happened and explain what might happen in the future. In the near future, I                 hope we thrash Australia again. There is a game coming up this weekend.

          Just in case you wanted to know, the score was 42-8 to All Blacks.


Thursday, 11 August 2016

12/08/2016

  1. Who is the main person or group of people in this news article? The main person in this article is Natalie Rooney
  2. What was the key event from the news article? She won New Zealands first medal, placing second in Women's trap shooting event.
  3. Where and when did this event take place? This took place in Rio De Janiro, 2016.
  4. Explain in your own words why this event took place. This event took place because it the 2016 Olympics which happens every 4 years.
      5. Tell us when this event happened and explain what might happen in the future. This even happened not           long ago, the article doesn't say the date. I hope that next time Natalie gets gold and beats Australia.

Thursday, 30 June 2016

Matariki

  1. In Maori what does the word 'Matariki' mean? The word 'Matariki' means 'eyes of god' (mata ariki) or 'tiny stars' (mata riki)
  2. In traditional times what did Maori acknowledge with the arrival of Matariki? Back in traditional times Maori people used this time to remember people who have died in the past year. But it was also a happy time- crops have been harvested, seafood and birds have been collected. With lots of food in the storehouse. Matariki was a time for singing, dancing and eating.
  3. How did Matariki affect Maori farming? It predicted the outcome of next seasons crops. The brighter the stars the better the crops would turn out.
  4. Explain briefly one legend of how Matariki came to beMatariki is the Maori name for the cluster of stars also known as the Pleiades. It rises in mid-winter – late May or early June. For many Maori, it heralds the start of a new year.
  5. What current holidays do some people believe Matariki should take the place of? Some people believe Matariki should take place on the 6th of June.
  6. In your opinion should Matariki become a public holiday, why/why not? Yes I think Matariki should be a public holiday so the maori people can celebrate their new year fulled with kai, singing and dancing.

Thursday, 23 June 2016

Maori Portraits On Shower Curtains 'Offensive'

  1. Who is the main person or group of people in this news article? The main person(s)/group in this news article is an American website and famous Maori chiefs.
  2. What was the key event from the news article? The key even from this new article was Americans printing our Maori chiefs on shower curtains and cushions.
  3. Where and when did this event take place? This event took place a couple of days ago, I can't remeber the exact date but this article was published on the 23th of June 2016 and took place on and online American website.
  4. Explain in your own words why this event took place. This event took place to get the word out that it is quite disrespectful to use our Maori chiefs and put them on shower curtains and cushions, where you sit. I mean what if your mothers, fathers or someone important to you, what if their face was on shower curtains and getting sold over the internet, you wouldn't like that would you?
      5. Tell us when this event happened and explain what might happen in the future. Hopefully they stop                 making this merchandise because it has caused a big commotion.

         

Thursday, 16 June 2016

Are Kiwi Kids Using The Correct Toothpaste? 17/06/2016

  1. Who is the main person or group of people in this news article? It's about young kids and toddlers.
  2. What was the key event from the news article? Young kids and toddlers not using the correct toothpaste.
  3. Where and when did this event take place? It doesn't say where but the date of this was the 14th of June 2016.
  4. Explain in your own words why this event took place. It took place because parents need to be aware of what toothpaste their child/children are using.
      5. Tell us when this event happened and explain what might happen in the future. I don't actually know               when it happened but I think they should put an age range on the packaging of tooth paste if they                     haven't already, to help parents select the correct toothpaste for their child/children