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1 NZ-a-Thon Years 3 and 4

2 Week 1 Our place Our place

3 1.What do we mean? RWC RWC WBW WBW NZ NZ WBS WBS ABs ABs

4 2. Name the 3 main islands that make up New Zealand. Name the 3 main islands that make up New Zealand.

5 3. I’m large and red. I’m large and red. I had my 25 th anniversary in I had my 25 th anniversary in There are over 80 of us all around New Zealand. There are over 80 of us all around New Zealand. Everyone gets a bargain here. Everyone gets a bargain here.

6 4. Research this. For a short time Dunedin was the largest and richest city in New Zealand. Find out why. For a short time Dunedin was the largest and richest city in New Zealand. Find out why.

7 5. Find 3 Maori place names. Find 3 Maori place names.

8 6. Whale watching I’m staying in the South Island. Where can I go to watch the whales? I’m staying in the South Island. Where can I go to watch the whales?

9 7. If I’m travelling on the TSS Earnslaw I must be on …

10 8. Off to Oz. I’m flying from Auckland, New Zealand to Sydney, Australia. What is the name of the water I’ll be flying over? I’m flying from Auckland, New Zealand to Sydney, Australia. What is the name of the water I’ll be flying over?

11 9. Where am I? What am I called?

12 10. Name New Zealand’s highest mountain.Name New Zealand’s highest mountain.

13 Week 2 Citizenship Citizenship

14 11.Who am I? My first movie had an instrument in it. My first movie had an instrument in it. I’m a Kiwi by birth. I’m a Kiwi by birth. I won an award for acting I won an award for acting when I was still in school.

15 12. Name them… Name the 3 Auckland rugby teams who play in the ITM cup. Name the 3 Auckland rugby teams who play in the ITM cup.

16 13. $ $ $ This year we have been raising money for the people of this city. Why? This year we have been raising money for the people of this city. Why?

17 14 WHO AM I? My head is on all your coins. My head is on all your coins. My full name is ____________ My full name is ____________ What is my What is my relationship to New Zealand?

18 15. TE Tiriti o Waitanga When was the treaty signed? When was the treaty signed? Where was the treaty Where was the treaty signed and by whom?

19 16. Translation please. “It’s munted.”“It’s munted.” “We’re going across the ditch on our next holiday.”“We’re going across the ditch on our next holiday.” “He’ll drive me round the bend.”“He’ll drive me round the bend.” “We’re going to Granny’s crib for summer.”“We’re going to Granny’s crib for summer.” “It’s in good nick.”“It’s in good nick.” “Have you seen the local rag ?”“Have you seen the local rag ?”

20 17. Find Out What are the other names we use for: NZ basketball team?NZ basketball team? NZ women’s rugby team?NZ women’s rugby team? NZ soccer team?NZ soccer team? NZ men’s hockey team?NZ men’s hockey team? NZ women’s cricket team?NZ women’s cricket team?

21 18. We have more than one official language in New Zealand.We have more than one official language in New Zealand. How many do we have?How many do we have? Name them.Name them.

22 19. My name is My name is Katherine Mansfield. Find out why Find out why I’m a famous New Zealander.

23 ReSEARCH AND DECIDE Choose someone to nominate for New Zealander of the year 2011.Choose someone to nominate for New Zealander of the year Give 3 reasons why you think they deserve this award.Give 3 reasons why you think they deserve this award.

24 Week 3 That’s Unusual! That’s Unusual!

25 20. Dinosaur days I was around at the same time as the dinosaurs and can live to be 100 years old. I was around at the same time as the dinosaurs and can live to be 100 years old. Look at an old 5 cent piece and you Look at an old 5 cent piece and you will find me – do a coin rubbing (library). will find me – do a coin rubbing (library). Find 2 unusual facts about me. Find 2 unusual facts about me.

26 21. New Zealand’s Christmas Tree. The Pohutakawa is often referred to as the New Zealand Christmas tree. Why is that? The Pohutakawa is often referred to as the New Zealand Christmas tree. Why is that?

27 22. This must be a NZ beach. How do I know?

28 23.It’s cold up here! I am the famous person on your $5 note. Why was I chosen? I am the famous person on your $5 note. Why was I chosen?

29 24. What am I? 24. What am I? Where would you find me? Name 3 different ways I am used in New Zealand.

30 25. I’m thirsty. I was first sold over 100 years ago. I was first sold over 100 years ago. I am always sold in a brown bottle or can. I am always sold in a brown bottle or can. I was first made in Paeroa. I was first made in Paeroa.

31 26. Yummy for my tummy. Australians like to think they made me first but I’m a New Zealand creation. Australians like to think they made me first but I’m a New Zealand creation. You can’t eat me if you’re allergic to eggs. You can’t eat me if you’re allergic to eggs. Cook me, cool me down and cover me with cream and fruit. Cook me, cool me down and cover me with cream and fruit. Eat me up for dessert. Eat me up for dessert. What am and what/who was I What am and what/who was I named after? named after?

32 27. What am I now? My old name is Chinese Gooseberry. My old name is Chinese Gooseberry. What’s my name now? What’s my name now? Draw a cross-section of me. Draw a cross-section of me.

33 28. Matariki What is it? What is it? When and why When and why is it celebrated? is it celebrated?

34 29. Name 3 New Zealand economic resources. Name 3 New Zealand economic resources.

35 Research - Plan a trip. Where am I going? Where am I going? How will I get there? How much will that cost? How will I get there? How much will that cost? Where might I stay Where might I stay for the weekend? for the weekend? What activities might I What activities might I do? do?

36 Research-They thought I was Extinct… They were wrong! Make a poster about me.

37 Research-I wonder how they could use this photo……

38 Activities (each activity is worth 5 stamps) Make your awhina animal and record 5 facts about itMake your awhina animal and record 5 facts about it Learn and perform a waiata (or haka)Learn and perform a waiata (or haka) Complete an orienteering activity at lunch time (1 or more)Complete an orienteering activity at lunch time (1 or more) Visit the library and complete a library activity (1 or more)Visit the library and complete a library activity (1 or more) Draw a map of Willowbank SchoolDraw a map of Willowbank School Where in New Zealand is George? – see separate PDFWhere in New Zealand is George? – see separate PDF


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