Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Pilot bay

We went to Pilot Bay this morning.  We saw a big cruise ship, we made a sand sculpture of a cruise ship and named it Arohanui - the big love boat.  We had a picnic morning tea as well, it was lots of fun,  I would like to go again

Sunday, December 8, 2013


We collected some of our pots that had been fired from the pottery,then we went to see the beautiful Christmas tree at Bethlehem town centre.It was covered in huge baubles and looked awesome.

Monday, November 25, 2013

Exciting finds at the SPCA op shop

We found a really puppet at the SPCA op shop in Greerton while we were sorting out all the new stuff that had been dropped off there.

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Exciting day out!!

Well what an exciting day we had yesterday we set of for Auckland early In the morning and what do you think happens next? We break down half way oh no!! But thanks to Toyota paeroa for the lend of there rescue one van we where still able to make it to butter fly creek my favourite part was theHUGE alligators   that looked like they could eat you all up in one go!What an adventures day it was:)

Outing to the garden centre

We visited Bethlehem garden centre.I saw lots of big pots which have helped to give me ideas of what to make in pottery.....we'll need lots of clay !!

Wednesday, November 20, 2013


I went to the Superhero disco at Wilrose. I dressed up as Spider-Man. It was lots of fun

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

X Factor Finals

Yesterday we had our X Factor Finals. I sang Eye of the Tiger with the group The Tigers.  It was lots of fun.

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

SPCA Op shop

Here I am sorting the clothes at the Op shop in Greerton.I really enjoy my work!

Tuesday, October 29, 2013


We visited Bethlehem to drop off our pots .One of the members kindly have us a wooden turntable as a gift.Now we can make some really big coil pots !!

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Cricket match

We had a cricket meta against Te Puke on Tuesday.  IT was lots of fun. I did really well with batting, and bowling and fielding

Thursday, October 17, 2013

The new Wilrose Garden

We had a visit this week to view the new garden.I loved the plants and the sculpture covered in interesting things.I hope to visit again soon,it was very peaceful!

Thursday, October 10, 2013


I had a great time in reading and writing ,here I am spelling out my name using the colourful letters.

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Basketball compaction

Last week some of us went out to the Te puke centre to compete in a Tri studio torment we had to shoot the most hoops we didn't win but we had an awesome time visiting all our friends out at Te Puke.

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Robbins Park

I enjoyed an outing to town last week ,we went to Robbins Park.The view across the water was amazing and I could see the cars crossing the bridge to go to The Mount.The sun was shining too!

Sunday, September 22, 2013

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Windy outting

Last Monday we decided to go on an outing to ferguson park in mauta. Well the wind was crazy we almost got blowed away but it was great for all the kite suffers we saw out on the water having so much fun!

My Birthday

On Friday I celebrated my 30th Birthday with a delicious cake !

Monday, September 9, 2013


I have been working hard on our latest coil pot.I really enjoyed adding the clay seashells to decorate it.

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Wilrose Garden

We had a visit to view the garden at Wilrose.Work has now started on transforming it into a beautiful place for us all to enjoy.

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Sunday, August 18, 2013

Plasticine in sensory

Had an awesome time in sensory this morning making cats, boats and snowmen out of plasticine

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

SPCA Op Shop

Today was our first day working at the SPCA Op Shop. We sorted heaps of clothes out the back, I enjoyed it.

Monday, August 5, 2013


In pottery I have enjoyed making clay aeroplanes.I have added one to my large letter and the others are going to be a mobile.Its been fun painting them!

Bethlehem Pottery

We visited the pottery and took our work.We met some of the other members and had a look around the workshop.I was very interested to see the kiln where our work is fired.

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Lantern Making

Thursday afternoon a group of us went down to the  Greerton Hall and helped make some Lanterns for the IlluminArt Festival

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Mossops Honey Shop

We visited the shop that makes honey and saw lots of interesting things there.We learnt about the life cycle of a bee and saw a large honeycomb with working bees.I tasted some honey,it was delicious.

Sunday, July 7, 2013

Historic Village Boardwalk

I had a great walk with Pete.We went to the end of the boardwalk and onto the gravel track,it was very peaceful and the sun shone,we just missed the rain.Pete talked to me all the way !!

Sunday, June 30, 2013

Unpacking the Pots

I went to Bethlehem to collect the boxes of pottery that had been fired.I helped to unpack them and found my letter D.I'm looking forward to painting it.

Sunday, June 23, 2013

Lunch Out

I went to the Tauranga Citizens Club for lunch with guys group.We had a fantastic meal,roast chicken,lots of veggies and pavlova and cheesecake.It was delicious!!


In woodwork I made a wooden box.It took a few weeks to make and now it's finished,I am very proud of it and have taken it home.

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Vintage Scooter

This week I was lucky enough to meet a staff members husband,Stuart....he owns a 1960s Lambretta scooter.I enjoyed sitting on it .....maybe one day I could have a ride!

Tai Chi

We are learning Tai Chi now with a lady called's great exercise!

Sunday, June 9, 2013

Exhibition at The Polytechnic

On Friday I went to a Cultural exhibition by the fashion students of the Bay of Plenty Polytechnic.I saw lots of interesting things.....I liked the video playing in the pocket of a tee shirt!

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Tommy kapai's trip to Arohanui

We were lucky enough to have a special visitor come into our centre. A local children's author. He read  some of his stories to us and we each got a signed book to keep.

Sunday, May 19, 2013

Clay letter

Today I joined pottery,I chose to make a large letter D for Damon.I rolled out the clay and cut it to shape,then I added a small clay aeroplane for decoration.

Thursday, May 16, 2013

My Trip To Rotorua

I went on a trip to Rotorua with my friends, we were going up on the gondolas! I had a great time. we went up really high, right up into the sky!  I enjoyed looked at all the people going past me on the luge-they were going really fast!

Sunday, May 12, 2013


Today I went to Foodbank.Jason from Wilrose joined us to help with the unpacking of the tins of beans,spaghetti and fruit.Jason bagged the rice and I bagged toilet rolls and soap.
When we had finished, as it was such a lovely day,we stopped for a minute to look at the view across the water.I had a great morning !

Wednesday, May 8, 2013


This morning I glazed my pinch pots and helped to finish off the clay fish.It was a lovely relaxing morning and I worked hard!

Monday, May 6, 2013

Aboriginal Boomerangs

I have now finished my boomerang which I designed and painted in the traditional colours of the Aboriginal art.