Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Boys Rugby - Term Two 2008

Boys Rugby Schedule in Full - Term Two 2008.

The Boys Open Grade team will travel to Howick Intermediate on Tuesday 13th May for their first friendly game for 2008. They compete in the Eastern Zone Finals for Open Grade on Wednesday 4th June at Dunkirk Reserve in Panmure, were they will be hoping to reclaim the title last won in 2006. Only George and Victor remain from 2007 squad (see picture). The Under 45kg and under 55kg Boys compete in the Eastern Zone finals on Thursday 12th June at St Kentigerns College, Pakuranga.

We of course will have highlights of all these games, and detailed results on tamakitoday.blogspot.com.

In Barbarians 12 a side Rugby the Boys teams will host Sir Edmund Hillary Middle School in round one in all three grades. The Under 45kg Boys then play against Kowhai Intermediate in round three before hosting Bruce McClaren in the final round. The Under 55kg Boys are away to Robertson Road School in round two, hosting Hoani Waititi in round three and finally visiting Glen Eden Intermediate in round four. The Open Boys also go to Robertson Road School in round two, and finish the friendly competition by hosting Glenavon School in round three. With all games we will post the dates and the starting times here as soon as they're available.

All players require mouthguards for all games, and for Eastern Zone competition boots are required. Should our teams be successful they will advance to the Auckland Champion of Champions final in week eight.

In addition to all this coming in term two Victor, Douglas and friends will be broadcasting a series of videos teaching you how to play rugby! These will be available from next week! Stay tuned!

Sunday, April 27, 2008

Girls Rugby Term 2 Schedule

Girls Rugby Term 2 Schedule.

The 2008 Eastern Zone Girls Rugby Competition is set for Tuesday 17th June – Week Seven, Term Two 2008.

Tamaki Intermediate will be fielding two teams in competition at under 55kg and Open Grade level.

In a change to previous years this year the Girls are required to wear boots. Mouthguards are compulsory. If you don’t have one the can be purchased from the School Office for three dollars.

The Open Grade Girls Rugby from Tamaki Intermediate have a proud tradition undefeated at this competition since June 2000. Since then the team have won consecutive finals against Remuera Intermediate in 2003 (5-0), Stanhope Road in 2004 (30-0) Howick Intermediate in 2005 (32-0), Bailey Road School in 2006 (17-0) and Howick Intermediate in 2007 (25-0).
The pinnacle of our Girls success was the 2004 team (pictured) who were 2004 Auckland Champions.

The Under 55kg have adjusted from a weight limit change last year (where the competition experimented at Under 50kg). They were runners up to a strong Bucklands Beach Intermediate School team, and will be looking to add to school wins in the tournament in 2004/5/6.

Our teams build up will start in week two when the Girls Open Grade team travels to Howick Intermediate School. This game will take place on Tuesday 13th May at Howick Intermediate, we will have full footage of this game and every other game right here at tamakitoday.blogspot.com!

The draw for the Barbarians Rugby Competition has been released this 12 a side friendly competition has Tamaki Intermediate hosting Sir Edmund Hillary Middle School in Round 1, a date for which that still has to be set. We also have away games against St Pius X School and Kedgley Intermediate. All information for these games will be posted as soon as it becomes available. Be sure to stay tuned for updates!

Tamaki Int. - End of Term Assembly T1

Highlights from our end of term assembly for term 1. We were lucky enough to have the NZ singer Sara-Jane come to our school and preform and talk to us as a Duffy Role Model. We also had the awarding of the House Shield for Term 1. Which House won and took the lead?
Achllies? Orpheus? Leander? Calliope? You'll have to watch to find out! This also includes footage of the Class of the School for Term 1 - 2008!
Filmed by Victor and Douglas. (R6).

Sunday, April 20, 2008

Term Two Preview

Schools in New Zealand are having their term one break and are returning back on Monday 5th May. Until then, we have some posts to come and next term we have some exciting projects coming up including:

Douglas and Victor and the Tamaki Today Rugby team:
The season starts with our school hosting Sir Edmund Hillary Middle School in Round 1 of Barbarians Rugby. Both our Open Grade Boys and Girls teams then make the away trip to Howick Intermediate in week two. We will have full reports and exclusive footage here at tamakitoday.blogspot.com. Our Open Grade Boys are looking to reclaim the Eastern Zone title they last held in 2007. Our Open Grade Girls team are looking to continue their undefeated streak at the Eastern Zone finals which now dates back to June 2000... they managed third in Auckland last year and will looking to make a statement early in the term.

Girls Basketball:
Cecillia will be continuing her reports as the team continues its build up to the AIMS games in Tauranga in September. The Girls term one league has ended, but they start back playing again early in term two. Next term the team plays exclusively against other Girls teams, looking to continue improving.
Our big target for the year is the national finals which take place in September. Our team placed 4th in New Zealand last year in their first attempt. You can find out about the Intermediate National Tournament, the AIMS games by checking out the website at: http://www.nzaimsport.co.nz/

Samoan Language:
Zecillia and Gaifo will be continuing their series of lessons for using Samoan in the classroom with other students or with the teacher. We hope that you have been using their posts in your classroom.

Maori Culture:
If you havent viewed the first poi making lesson by Mereana and the Girls you should! Next term the Girls will be giving a series of lessons in Maori culture, including how to do various dances, waiata and action songs. The group will be broadcasting these here and also uploading them to teachertube as well.

The "Quest" School Production
Sabrina and her team will be continuing their reports as the production builds towards preformance night 2008 and of course we will be there. Not only will tamakitoday be there on the night, but also we'll have all the footage as we build towards the show.

Moli's School Reports
Moli will be continuing her reports as the building continues at school and also continuing her role as roving reporter. She is interested in dealing with any issues as they come to hand!

We also have Eastern Zone Soccer Tournament, Eastern Zone Boys and Girls Rugby, and lots lots more coming up!

Make sure you check out our posts at this location!

Tamaki Int. - Poi Lesson 1

Learn how to make Maori poi for use in cultural activities. This is a lesson to teach you how to make poi, including all the equipment you need and the steps to take, so your ready to learn how to use them! This video is presented by Mereana (R6) with help from Charlie May (R7), Sadina (R5) and Sharma (R16).

Thursday, April 17, 2008

Tamaki Int. - Basketball 17th April

Girls Basketball - Highlights from April 17th at Lagoon Stadium

In the final game for the term Tamaki Intermediate's Girls ended up in a sudden death penalty shoot out against Pakuranga 'Blue'... of course our Basketball correspondent Cecila from R6 was there to get the highlights and she spoke to Maggie after the game... filmed by Chris (R15)... this is possibly Tamaki Intermediate's most dramatic result ever!

Tamaki Int. - Boys Rugby April 08

The season opened for Tamaki Intermedite Boys Rugby this week when we hosted our friends from Howick Intermediate School. The Under 55kg Boys played and our 2008 Rugby commentators Victor and Douglas from R6 filmed the game, reviewed the match, edited and produced these highlights for you to view... to top it all off they interviewed Howick's Captains after the match too... and commentated on the game!

Tamaki Intermediate in this game are playing in the stripped shirts, and Howick in the purple.

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Tamaki Int. - Samoan Lesson 2

Learn to speak Samoan Lesson 2. Learn some Samoan phrases that can help you in the classroom with the teacher and other students! By Zecillia and Gaifo from Room Six.

Sunday, April 13, 2008

Tamaki Int. - Musical

Our 2008 Tamaki Intermediate School Production is "The Quest". Sabrina spoke to the shows director Miss Dekker and we were able to film some of the auditions... wait for more installments as we build towards the show in term two!

Tamaki Int. - Basketball 10th April

Girls Basketball Vs. Pakuranga Blue, Thursday 10th April 2008. For the first time in two years a player scores 20 points... an exclusive interview! By Cecila (R6).

Tamaki Int. - Rugby Update

Our Boys Open Grade Rugby team and Under 55kg Rugby team are having their first games of the season this week (week 11) at home (Tamaki Intermediate School) against traditional foes Howick Intermediate School. The games will take place this Wednesday the 16th April with a 12:30pm kick off for Under 55's and a 1:15pm kick off for the Open Grade. Tamaki Today will be there filming and interviewing and we'll post the game highlights as soon as they become available... with current weather forecasts the forwards could dominate with rain expected...

Thursday, April 10, 2008

Tamaki Int. - Building Tour 2

An update of the huge improvements in building... our classrooms are having their size increased and Tamaki Intermediate will be bigger and better!
Moli Interviews the lead builder Dan...check out the improvements in class size...
By Gaifo, Moli and Sabrina...

Thursday, April 3, 2008

Tamaki Int. - Samoan Lesson 1

Zecillia and Gaifo from R6 teach you how to speak Samoan. Lesson 1. This is the first in a series of basic Samoan Language lessons from these two students!