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Camping is not what it used to be BUT it is a lot of fun

“Don’t be foolish”, “You are mad”, “You will get no sleep” were typical reactions from others when I agreed to go on Year 9 camp. But having spent three days of fun and two  quiet nights in first class accommodation at … Continue reading

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Wellington’s best kept secret, through the eyes of a teacher

If you enjoy a scenic walk try the Te Ranga a Hiwi Track, accessible from Te Raekaihau Point http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Te_Raekaihau_Point (Houghton Bay area). The track is moderate difficulty. There are countless teaching and learning opportunities, for example; Maths: Teaching slope and rates of change … Continue reading

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