Thursday, August 4, 2011

Where In The World Is...?

This task is about countries that didn’t quilify the rugby world cup 2011. We had to study different countries around the world. We had to find the flag, location,capital city, population and sports.

Ivory Coast:
Flag: Ivory Coast
Flag: Ivory Coast
Continent: Western Africa.
Population: The population of Ivory Coast is 21,504,162
Capital: The capital of Ivory Coast is Yamoussoukro.
Sport: Their sports in Ivory Coast is Soccer.

Bosnia Herzegovina:
Flag: Bosnia Herzegovina flag.

Continent: The continent for Bosnia Herzegovina is Europe.
Population: The population in Bosnia Herzegovina is 4,622,163
Capital: The capital city of Bosnia Herzegovina is Sarajero.
Sport: The sport they play in Bosnia Herzegovina is Soccer.
I have decided to study Bosnia Herzegovina for our Immersion tasks.

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Were The Heck Is Pukekohe...?

Different Auckland town centres are hosting Rugby teams from countries that qualified for the World Cup. One of these places is Pukekohe.

Pukekohe is a suburb in the Auckland region of the North Island of New Zealand. Located at the southern edge of the Auckland Region, it is approximately 50 kilometres south of Aucland City. (

The Maori word Puke-kohe means ‘hill’ of the “kohekohe”, New Zealand’s Mahogany. During the New Zealand Wars, a battle was fought in Pukekohe known as the Defence of Pukekohe East 1863 (

The township population of Pukekohe is approx, 19,000 people. Pukekohe is Franklin’s main town along with Waiuku (population approx 5,500) and Tuakau (population approx 3000). Latest population figures show Franklin with a population of approx 58,932 and growing. (
Pukekohe's race tracks are famous their.

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Keep Your Eye On The Ball.

We are using the nations of the 2011 Rugby World Cup as our inquiry path. For this unit we are in one of four teams: Brumbies, Force, Rebels, Stormers.My team is the Stormers.
There will be a number of tasks for us to navigate to achieve our goal of an excellent result in this unit. There are a mixture of individual and team tasks to be completed. The main task that will show our learning in this unit will be a Hyperstudio presentation about one of the countries in the World Cup competition.