Thursday, 15 September 2016

http://www.newshub.co.nz/world/burning-bus-causes-commuter-chaos-in-sydney-2016091608

briefly explain in your own words what this article about?
A sydney bus goes up in flames and causes traffic chaos.

what is the main issue your article is raising?
the main issue is the bus thats on flames holding up traffic.

what are the different points of view with the issue?
The the bus driver,their the people trying to work in their cars and the passengers on the bus.

What are the different solutions for the issue?
I dont think there is really a solution I think it was just a freak accident or it could of been something in the bus that exploded.

What is your own opinion on the issue?
I think its sucks that the bus caught flames and people could of been late to work.

Thursday, 8 September 2016

http://www.newshub.co.nz/world/two-injured-shooter-dead-in-texas-attack-2016090906

Who is the main person or group in this event?
The main persons name has not yet been revealed but it was a high school girl.

What was the key event from this news article?
The key event was the school girl that wounded the other students and then killed herself.

where and when did this event happen?This event happen at Alpine high school in texas and i'm not sure when this happen but the article was published on Friday the 9th of September.

explain in your own words why this event took place?I don't know why this event took place it could have been because of something that happen on social media.

What is your personal opinion on the issue?I think its sad that the high school girl would do something like this and not face the consequences.
















Thursday, 25 August 2016

http://www.newshub.co.nz/world/drunk-british-man-accidently-buys-bus-2016082610

Who is the main person or group in this article?The main person in this article is Davie Little.

What was the key event in this news article?The key event in this article was Davie Little the purchased a bus while under the influence of alcohol for £28,000 that is the equivalent amount of $51,000.

Where and when did this event take place? He purchased this bus while on the spanish island of Ibiza and it took place on Wednesday the 24th of August

Explain in your own words why this event took place?He bought the bus online because he was drunk and didn't know what he was doing and thats why he bought a bus that has no meaning to him for that much money.

What is your personal opinion on the issue?My personal opinion on the issue is that its funny that he bought a bus for lots of money but its sad that he didnt know what he was doing at the time.

Thursday, 18 August 2016

current event for friday the 19th of August


who was the main person or group in this event?The main person in this event in the Olympic medalist Tom Walsh.



What was the key event from this news article?The main event was Tom Walsh getting the bronze medal for shot put, He threw the shot put 21.36m.

When and where did this event take place?This event took place on the 19th of August.
This event took place in the Olympics in Rio,Brazil.

Explain in your own words why this event took place.This event took place because of the Olympics in Rio
and because Tom Walsh is an Olympic shot putter.

What is your personal opinion on the issue?I think it is sad that we didn't get first place but I think its allgood cause we got second place




Thursday, 28 July 2016

current event

Who is the main person or group in your new article?
The main person in this news article is the 62 year old man Anthony Ballantyne.

What was the key event from this news article?
The key event in this news article was the brutal murdering of 76 year old man Ivan Kapluggin.

When and where did this event take place?
This event took place in the early hours in Ivan's own home on February the 3rd 2015.
This event took place in Ivan's house in Whangamata when Anthony went to his house for food and drinks.

Explain in your own words why this event happened.
The most logical explanation for Anthony murdering Ivan was that Anthony had a lot of alcohol in his system. It could however have been out of rage as well, only Anthony knows the truth.

What is your own opinion on the issue?
I think that it's sad that this could happen to two elderly friends.

http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/crime/79861896/Guilty-verdict-in-meat-cleaver-murder-trial

http://www.newshub.co.nz/nznews/10-years-jail-for-meat-cleaver-murder-2016072210#axzz4Fl1enjZw

Thursday, 30 June 2016

Friday 1st July - Matariki



  1. In Maori what does the word 'Matariki' mean? Matariki is the Maori name for the cluster of stars also known as the Pleiades. And it means eyes of god.
  2. In traditional times what did Maori acknowledge with the arrival of Matariki? Matariki is a time to remember those who had passed away.
  3. How did Matariki affect Maori farming?When the stars are out and bright it means you should plant your crop because it'll be a good season.
  4. Explain briefly one legend of how Matariki came to be.when Ranginui, the sky father, and Papatūānuku, the earth mother, were separated by their children, the god of the winds, Tāwhirimātea, became so angry that he tore out his eyes and threw them into the heavens. 
  5. What current holidays do some people believe Matariki should take the place of?I reckon it should take the queens birthday.
  6. In your opinion should Matariki become a public holiday, why/why not? Do your research to back up your answer!I think it should because we should celebrate the Maori legend in a good way like taking a day off and relaxing.