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Wednesday, 24 August 2016

Welcome to the Rainbow House

Welcome To The Rainbow House
Welcome to the Rainbow House!!Where you can ride a slide right into your living room wow isn't that awesome. This wacky house in Portobello Road, London is sure to bring out in kid in everyone. Known as the Rainbow House, the home features a slide that links a bedroom to the kitchen, and has incredible colourful spiral staircase and a rotating bed. The Rainbow House is available to rent for 15,000 per month ($NZD 27,000), which is 20 times the average rental cost of other homes in the UK.  

Monday, 22 August 2016

Ruapotaka Mini Olympics



Ruapotaka Mini Olympics

Last week on Friday Ruapotaka had a Mini Olympics and we started off with a Opening Ceremony with the Greece National Anthem playing and after we finished the Opening Ceremony we all split off into our groups and played our activities. I was in Ethiopia and I was the team leader, the sport I enjoyed the most was soccer and the score was 2 all against China. We finished off with a Closing Ceremony and we also finished off with the New Zealand National Anthem, it was fun.

Tuesday, 16 August 2016

Ethiopia

         
      

                                                        This is our presentation about Ethiopia

Bolt world’s fastest man

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Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt has won a 100m final at the Rio Olympics. The result makes Bolt the world's greatest sprinter after he claimed his third gold medal in the Olympics. Bolt crossed the line in a season's best time of 9.81 seconds, with USA athlete Justin Gatlin just seven hundredths of a second away from Bolt but he won a silver medal.  


Monday, 15 August 2016

Adams wins silver at Rio Games

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Shot put Valarie Adams has won a silver medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Michelle Carter from USA has took the gold medal from Valarie Adams by throwing an incredible 20.63m shot on her last attempt and which was too good for Adams. Carter wowed the athletes and the crowd and Anita Morton from Hungary finished third. 

Tuesday, 9 August 2016

Rooney wins shooting medal for New Zealand

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Shooter Natalie Rooney has won New Zealand's first medal at the Rio Olympics 2016. Rooney won a silver medal in the woman's trap shooting event. The 28 year old finished second overall in the woman's shooting and losing the gold medal against Australia's Catherine Skinner. The Rio Olympics is Rooney's first Olympics after just missing out on the 2012 London Olympics with the New Zealand team. She has been competing internationally for 10 years and in 2010 she placed 5th and 7th in the Delhi Commonwealth games, and 4th at the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Tuesday, 2 August 2016

My Olympic story

On Monday we had to write a Realistic Fiction story and we had to get into groups and I was with Popi, Teremoana, and Isabel. My story was about athletics and I was competing against Usain Bolt and I chose athletics because I love running. The favourite part about my story is when I hear the New Zealand national anthem play.