Sunday, 6 April 2014



My apologies for such short notice but I thought we had better run with this while this wonderful weather is holding and before it starts getting too cold.

So for the details:

WHERE: LAKE MAHINAPUA DOC CAMPING GROUND (just south of Hokitika for any new people)

WHEN: This Wed, Thurs and Fri - 9th, 10th and 11 April.

TIME: If we arrive and set up on Wed morning and can get started after lunch would be good.

We will finish up and pack up again after lunch on Friday.

WHAT IF? You haven't got a tent, like your own bed too much or have other appointments?

Feel free to turn up to activities whenever it suits you.

COST: It costs $6 per night for adults and $3 per night for schoolage children, (Age below 5 are free) to camp the night and fees are paid into the supplied honesty box, so it is handy to have the right cash available.

No fee if you are not staying the night

WHAT TO BRING? Bring all your own food, clothing and camping gear. If you have bikes or boats - and can fit them in! - bring them along but not essential.

Tuesday, 4 March 2014

Whatnot Puzzle Page Answers

Dodo is at B (clue 1). Coco has been with the circus 3 years and the clown at
A for 2 years (clue 2), so Coco is at C. By elimination, Bobo whose real name is
Mike (3), is at A. Tom has been with the circus 5 years (4), so is at B.
By elimination, Jack is at C.

HUB-WORDS - Solution
9-letter word - EDUCATION

Some other words of five letters or more containing the hub letter I:
actin, adieu, antic, audio, audit, canid, cited, coati, cutie, dicot, dicta, edict,
indue, nicad, tenia, tonic, tunic, unite, untie, action, atonic, auntie, coined,
detain, induce, induct, notice, united, untied, aconite, auction, caution,

conduit, noctuid, noticed.

Monday, 25 November 2013


The Hokitika dental nurse is now seeing homeschoolers. Call her if you want an appointment.

Sent from my iPhone

Tuesday, 19 November 2013

Break Up

Hi all,

We'd like to invite you to a homeschool breakup from 4pm onward on Tuesday the 17th of December.

We will have a wise man theme - come dressed as wisely as you can, or as another member of the Nativity.

It will be a shared tea/barbecue.

It will be at Samuel & Kim's

An indication of numbers would be helpful but not necessary.  Hope to see you there!

Monday, 13 May 2013

Civil Defence

Civil Defence Display ‘Living on the Edge’
15 May
Wednesday 11.00am - 12noon
Glenys Byrne, WDC Civil Defence Education Officer, will be in the library every

Glenys will speak about types of Natural Disasters, and what you need to do if one
occurs. The display includes information
about Natural Disasters, an audio visual, quiz,
and Interactive experiments for students to
All students who visit will go into a draw to
win one of two signed copies of ‘Awesome 
Forces’ by Geoff Hicks and Hamish Campbell
for their library.
 See the government civil defence site for further details.