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Friday, 16 October 2015

My Granddad


In the holidays my family and I had a sad time.  One day my granddad had a bad fall.  My mum called the doctor, but granddad passed away. 

Later the hearse came to take Granddad to the Marae.  After that all of our family and friends came to the Marae.  At the Marae we had the Tangi to say our final goodbyes to Granddad.  I love you Ganddad, and happy birthday.



In The Holidays

In the holidays I played with my brother and sister. We saw my cousins, my aunty and my uncle.  They came to visit us. When they arrived I said hi to my cousins. Then they said hi back to me. Next I   got the soccer ball. Then my brothers and sisters and I played soccer with my cousin. While we played soccer my parents talked with my uncle and aunty.  Later it was time to eat so I went and told all of the adults to come and eat.  Then they all came inside to eat and my aunty said that we needed to wash our hands first.  Before we ate we said our prayer and then we ate our food.

After lunch we went to the the large room and watched cartoons on TV. My cousins and I felt very tired so we went inside my room and had a sleep. My holiday was a lot of fun.

By Veronica

My Holiday Recount!!! ☺






On my holiday I was very busy.  Firstly I helped my mum to plant the plantations, and secondly I went and picked up the rubbish. Thirdly I washed the bathtub and fourthly I cleaned up my room and vacuumed it.


When I had finished helping my mum I went inside my room and played on the playstation with my little brother.  My little brother’s name is Alex. Finally we ended up tired, and my little brother Alex won the racing car game.


Later my mum called us to come and eat lunch.  Alex and I went and ate lunch and the lunch was so delicious and tasty.

I Have So Much Fun On My Holiday.

My Weekend With My Friend Fiona.



I had so much fun on the weekend. My friend, Fiona, came over to play with me. We went to my backyard to play watertight.  My friend was happy because I was kind to her.

After that we went and changed our clothes and put them inside the washing machine.  Then my mum came and turned the machine on to do the washing.

Next my friend and I went and ate our lunch.  After that Fiona’s mum came and picked her up.  Before she went home Fiona said to me that I'm such a lovely and caring friend. 

On the weekend I had so much fun with friend Fiona.


InThe Holidays


In the holidays I went on a picnic. I went with my mum, my dad and my big sister.  My big sister’s name is Christine.  We went to Point England Park for our picnic.

First, when we got to the park, we ate our food and we had cupcakes.  My mum made our cupcakes. They tasted minty.  I liked them very much.

After we had eaten my big sister and I went to play at the playground.  I played on the big slide and then my big sister took me to the swing.  My sister pushed me on the swing. I went up high.

Later we went back to mum and dad to have a drink of orange Fanta.  Then my sister and I went to the car to get my teddy bear.  Next we went back to the playground.  After we had played for a while we had to go home.  I had lots of fun at our picnic.



Thursday, 15 October 2015

At Rainbows End


During the holidays my family and I went to Rainbows End to celebrate my cousin’s birthday. His name is Giovanni.  He is at the same school as me, but he is older.  Giovanni is in Year 8. 

My auntie, and all of her family, came to pick up my family and I to take us to Rainbows End.  But when she arrived my family and I were still dressing.  My auntie waited for us to finish dressing. 

First, after we had gotten into my auntie’s car, we put on our seat belts.  Then my auntie drove us to Rainbows End.

When we got to Rainbows End I went to get the tickets.
The first thing I went on was the Racing Cars.  When I pressed the red key, and then the car went.  My sister and I raced each other and I beat her.  Everyone watching us knew that I was being a good driver. 

Next we went to the lady who had given us our tickets.  We said goodbye to her and we wished her a good holiday.  Then she said to me that I was good at driving.  I said, “Thank you”.  Then she gave me a necklace.  It sparkled like diamonds. 

After that we were both tired so we went to have a little rest.  Then it was time to go home.  We all had a happy family day having fun at Rainbows End.


To Sylvia Park


During the holidays my mum and I went to Sylvia Park.  First we went to the movies and bought our tickets so that we could watch a movie later on.

After that we went to the mini golf place.  It is outside.  It has a fence, but it does not have any windows to the outside or a roof.  We got our golf sticks and our balls from the lady.

Then we played mini golf together.    We had to shoot the ball over the water and I got it in the window.   Then it was mum’s turn.  Mum hit her ball and it landed in the water.  Then I got it in the hole.  It was fun for my mum and I.

After we had finished playing mini golf we went to the bouncy thing.  I jumped really high on the bouncy thing.  Mum tried to get me to do a back flip.  I tried but I couldn’t do it that time.  It was cool as.

Next we went to the movies.  We watched Pan.  Pan is cool.  Blackbeard is cool.  Pan could fly.  Blackbeard said, “Look at Pan”.  Pan flew and landed safely.  When he woke up he was in Blackbeard’s ship.  Peter Pan was the special one.  Blackbeard said, “Do you want some chocolate”.  Pan said, “Yes”.  It was an exciting movie.  Mum and I liked it.



In The Holidays


In the holidays I played with my cousins.  First we played tag.  Next we had dinner.  After we had dinner we had ice cream.  It was flavoured chocolate and strawberry.  It tasted yummy.



In The Holidays


In the holidays I celebrated my brother’s superhero 5th happy birthday.  My brother’s name is Jacob.  We went to Bounce and Beyond entertainment centre. 

My mum said, “First we will put the Happy Meals out”, and she did.  We had to wait to eat our Happy Meals until my brother had put on his costume.  Next the rest of us put our costumes on.  I was Super Girl.  My brother was Flash.  My sister was Spider Girl.  My cousin Gloria dressed up as Wonder Girl.

After that the little kids sat down and my brother Jacob did his dance, for his birthday.  Then we opened our Happy Meals and we ate them.  They tasted yum. 

Later that day I played with my brother and cousin.  We played on the Bouncy Castle and finally we packed all of our things.  We took the presents back home. 

When we got back home my brother opened one present.  It was a toy gun with sling shots.  Then he opened all of his presents.  He was really happy with his presents and I had a terrific day too. 




During The Holidays


During the holidays my family and I went to a concert.  My family and I dressed in our best clothes.  We all looked nice.   

At the concert there were a lot of people.  There was nice food and water to drink.  Some people were selling a Filipino TV set.  It had a lot of channels. 

Inside the concert I saw my older friend.  Her name is Madel.  She was with her dad.  Her mum is in the Philippines because her mum is sick. 

The show began.  While we watched, my brother and I ate chocolate, bread and some chips. 
First we watched a video of Mega world. 
I saw a person with a microphone.  He read out the names of people who work at a Filipino TV station. 

Next we saw a kid get up on the stage.  He was 11 years old.  He was going to sing.  After he sang the stage man asked him if he liked playing minecraft.  The kid replied, “Yes!”  After that a man sang the song ‘I believe I can fly’.  He was good at singing and so was the kid.

 We saw the celebrity man.  When he went on stage the audience screamed and cheered.  Later we watched him act like he was in a movie.  He was very clever and he was good at making jokes.  We all laughed at his jokes.

Finally, when the show was over, we went home.  It was a fantastic day.





Wednesday, 14 October 2015

In The Holidays


In the holidays my family and I went to King of the Mountain.  First my mum and I went to get some food for the race.  Next my coach said it was my turn to go in the race.  In the race I ran so fast. 

After that we ate some food at the King of the Mountain to have a break.  Then we went out to dinner at a KFC restaurant.  I had some chips and a burger. 

Later we went home to have a rest.  At home I played with my toys.  I played in my bedroom.  Finally we went on the computer to play Minecraft.  In Minecraft I made a shopping mall and a pet shop.  In my pet shop there were cats and dogs.  In my shopping mall there were toys, phones, food, and beds for when you are tired.   If two cats or dogs are fed together they make a baby.  After playing Minecraft, it was time for bed.  I had an awesome day!!

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In The Holidays


In the holidays I played with my cousins.  First we played tag.  Next we had dinner.  After we had dinner we had ice cream.  It was flavoured chocolate and strawberry.  It tasted yummy.



Holidaying In Hamilton


In the holidays I went to Hamilton to visit my cousins.
First we went to my auntie’s store.  While we were there we painted the store green and yellow.  While my dad was working on the appliances I learnt about Maths suduko and Albert Einstein.  Now I know about Albert Einstein.  He was the smartest person in the world in 1997. 

After that I did Maths.  It did Algebra and multiplication.  Then my cousin and I played cards.  The name of the card game was Last Card.  To play this game you get half of the cards then you take one of your cards and place it on the floor.  Then you put 2 cards on the floor.  I won.  Then we watched Pirates of the Caribbean.  It was about a pirate that likes treasure and he fights bad pirates.  I watched 3 parts of the Pirates of the Caribbean movie.  It was a so, so, so, fantastic, very fantastic movie!  I wish I could go back to Hamilton so much.




Bounce And Beyond


In the holidays my family and I went to Bounce and Beyond.  It is an entertainment centre for children.  When we got there we started playing. 

At Bounce and Beyond there was a rock climb.  At first I thought it was too high.  My mum said to me to go to the top.   Then I climbed to the top of the rock climb.  I was very brave up there.  Then I had friends.  My friends were kind to me.

After that my family and I had ice blocks.  Later my friends left.  Then we left too and we went back home.  I had so much fun going to Bounce and Beyond.  I want to go there again soon. 

At home my sister and I played together.  I had fun all day.  I was very happy.








Tuesday, 13 October 2015

Going To Bounce And Beyond


During the holidays my family and I went to Bounce and Beyond.  Bounce and Beyond is an entertainment centre for children.  Adults can come in too, but first they have to pay.

First, my family and I changed into our best clothes. 
Next we all got into the car, and we remembered to put on our seatbelts. 

After that I asked my mum, “Where are we going?”  My mum said “It’s a surprise!”  When we got to our destination my sister and I were surprised.  Then we shouted, “Bounce and Beyond!”  Then we all went inside while my mum paid.

At Bounce and Beyond you have to wear socks at all times.  Bounce means that everything inside is bouncy, and it is fun.  There is a climbing wall and a wreaking ball.  They are two of my favourites.  There is also a little Island.  The Island is next to the cafĂ©.  There is a queen chair.  It is bouncy and there is a crown on top. 

Finally it was time to go home.  I had so much fun at Bounce and Beyond.  I hope to go there another time. 



During The Holidays


During the holidays I went to Pt England beach with my family.  We live near Pt England beach.  It’s a good beach because it is good for swimming and I like to go swimming. 

First we played hide and seek and I was in.  I found Natalia.  Natalia is my older sister.  Next we swam in the water.  It was nice and warm.  Then we had lunch.  We had a picnic lunch.  We had sandwiches, grapes, and strawberries.  Later we had an ice cream on the way home. 

When we got home I had a shower.  When I got out of the shower I got changed and watched TV.  I watched a movie.  It was called Frozen.  It was about a girl called Elsa. Then my dad said, “It’s time for dinner”.  I had great day. 



In The Holidays


In the holidays I went to the park with my family.  I had a swing and also I had a slide.  I swung high in the air.  It felt great and it was fun.

Later in the holidays I went to Palmerston North in the car.  I went with my mum, my aunty and my dad.  We visited my nana.  She was very happy to see us. 

At my nana’s house I fed the goldfish.  The goldfish live in a glass fish tank with their mum and dad. They have a house which is brown and red.  They all love it!  They have lots of green plants to make their home into an undersea world. 

In the evening I felt a little earthquake.  It scared me.  After that the earthquake stopped shaking our house.  Christopher said, “Who’s making our house shake?”  “It was an earthquake”, said mum.  It was an exciting visit to nana’s house. 



My Cousin's Birthday


In the holidays I went to my cousin’s birthday.  My cousin turned 11 years old.  First we celebrated my cousin’s birthday and we sang a happy birthday song.  Next my cousin’s brother and I ate pizza.  After that we were very full.  Then we watched the movie Clash of the Clans.  It was cool.  It was cool because there were some Picals and Max Golems, a Dragon and a Max Wizard. 

Later we played hide and go seek.  I was the one doing the counting.  The first person I found was my brother Christian, then I found my cousin.  Finally my dad brought our gufull blanket and our pillow.  We slept over at my cousin’s house.



Going To Kelly Tarlton's


In the holidays my mum, my little sister and I went to Kelly Tarlton’s.  Kelly Tarlton’s is a sea aquarium and it is built under the ground and near the sea.

At Kelly Tarlton’s we saw some old things from a long time ago.  I think they were from the 1930’s.  We saw old beds and old gear.  There was also a music box.  It was already playing when we got there.  We all liked listening to it. 

Next we saw the penguins.  They were swimming and playing together.  One of the penguins was clapping backwards with its flippers.  After that we saw some fish. 

In the first room we saw dolphins and some big fish.  We also saw some stingrays.  Two of the stingrays were in the shape of a stone and the other one was swimming around.  It looked like it was flying. Their tails had been cut off so that they didn’t bang them on the glass.

Then we had a play and a drink. In the other room there were some sharks.  There were some big sharks.  They didn’t eat the fish.  It was cool to see a shark.   There was also a scorpion fish.  It was red and white.  I learnt lots of interesting things at Kelly Tarltons.


Monday, 12 October 2015

Big Hero Six Movie


On the weekend I watched a movie.  It was called Big Hero Six.  This is a story of good versus evil.  In this movie there are good robots and bad robots.  After much fighting between the opposing sides, as usual, the good robots won. 

One of the main characters in the story is a boy who has a good brain and can make things.  He can make robots.  Another main character in the movie is Big Hero six.  He is a robot.  There was also a bad guy.  The bad guy could control microbots.  The microbots will do anything that you tell them. 

The movie was funny.  For example when Big Hero Six was trying to get through a window he was too big so he had to let out some air.  Big hero was trying to let out air quietly but he made lots of noise!!

During the movie I ate an ice cream and some cookies.  Then I brushed my teeth.  I said goodnight to my mum and dad and I went to bed. 




In The Holidays


In The holidays I went to see my cousin.  His name is Hehaun.  He is just a baby so I could feed him and play with him.  Then it was time to give him a sleep.   After that we went home and my cousin came to my motel.  We played with my play dough.  Then my big sister came to pick up Hehaun and they went home.



In The Holidays


In the holidays I went to the Warehouse with my Dad.  We bought a nerve gun.  It was cool .  I had fun playing with it.



In The Holidays


In the holidays I went to the swimming pools.  I went with my sister.  We swam across the pool.  The water was warm and we splashed a lot.  It was fun.  I had a good day.




In The Holidays


In the holidays I went to the swimming pools with my brother and sister.  At the pools we swam together.  The water was nice and warm.  We had lots of fun.



In The Holidays



In the holidays I played with my friends.  We played on the playground.  We played tag.



Going The Movies


In the holidays my dad, my brother and I went to the movies to watch Peter Pan.  First we got our popcorn, drinks and our tickets.  Next we went up the stairs and we gave the man our tickets. 

After that we went inside, where the movie was to be held.  Then we looked for our seats.  So we found our seats and then we watched Peter Pan.  The movie was on, but first they showed an advertisement.  We drank our juice and ate our popcorn.  

The movie was about a boy who went to school, and some pirates.  The pirates took the children to Neverland.  Then the pirates pushed the boy onto the plank and the boy fell off the ship.  Instead of falling into the sea the boy flew.  Everyone called him Peter Pan because he had the Pan necklace.  At the end of the movie Peter Pan got the children out of bed and took them to his friend on the pirate ship.  It was a good movie. 




Rainbows End


On Saturday I went to Rainbows End with my family.  We went in Phil’s car. 

First we went on the dodgems.  I banged my cousin’s dad.  I banged into Rob.  We all banged into each other.  Nana screamed because poppa wouldn’t stop banging into us and Caleb bumped us.  We went back and forwards.  When you bump into each other you go forwards and backwards.  We all had fun. 

Next we got on the family kart but you are not allowed to bump into each other. The family karts have no bumpers so it’s not safe to bump into each other.   

After that my nana, aunty, Rob and Phil went on the fear fall.  Phil was really scared.  As the fear fall slowly went up everyone was quiet but when the fear fall raced down everyone screamed, only Rob was brave.

Then we got candy floss.  My mum and my cousin’s dad couldn’t stop eating mine and Caleb’s candy floss.

Later we went home. My feet were sore and I had a shower.  Then we had dinner.  After that I read a book and Theo and I went to bed.