MY WHAKAPAPA PowerPoint presentation made by Fabian
I was born on 31st July 1996 at around about 7.00 pm and I was born at Wellington hospital
My annoying sister’s name is Rhia and she was born at university college hospital in London, awesome hey
My mum’s name is Koskwa and was born in London, she has to put up with me and my sister’s fights and arguments
And last but not least my dad, his name’s John, he was born in Wellington, he lives in Auckland and has a handsome cat named Latte
MY MUM’S FAMILY HISTORY
My mum’s mum(my grandmother) was born in Germany before the World War 2
My mum’s dad(my grandfather) was born in a place called Rhodesia which is now called Zimbabwe
My mum has 4 sisters and 1 brother. 2 of her siblings were born in the USA & 2 in Zambia which is a neighbor to Zimbabwe & 1 was born in Zimbabwe
My mum is a Zimbabwean Londoner Kiwi!
MY DAD’S FAMILYS HISTORY
Dad started to grow up in Wellington until he was 3 years old
His mum was born in Christchurch & dad was born in England
Dad’s father died when he was 9 months old
Dad is the youngest of 4
He has 1 brother named George & 2 sisters named Jane & Elisabeth
Dad also went to a Catholic boy’s school & a boarding school in Palmerston north
Dad’s uncle invented a gun called the Charlton semi-automatic rifle
My dad is a kiwi
MY FAMILYS HISTORY IS HUGE HERE IS MY FAMILY TREE!!!!
Its so big it’s on the next page
And its small
Tiny in fact
Think you can read it
DAD’S UNCLE’S GUN!!!
The Charlton Automatic Rifle was a fully automatic conversion of the Lee-Enfield rifle, designed by Nzer Philip Charlton in 1941 to act as a substitute, which were in chronically short supply at the time.
The original Charlton Automatic Rifles were converted from obsolete Lee-Metford and Magazine Lee-Enfield rifles dating from as early as the Boer war, and were intended for use as a self-loading rifle with the full-automatic capability retained for emergency use. There were two versions of the rifle the New Zealand version, as designed and manufactured by Charlton Motor Workshops in Hastings , and another version produced in Australia by Electrolux , using the SMLE Mk III for conversion. The two designs differed markedly in external appearance (amongst other things, the New Zealand Charlton had a forward pistol grip and bipod , whilst the Australian one did not), but shared the same operating mechanism.
Approximately 1,500 Charlton Automatic Rifles were manufactured in New Zealand, and most of them were destroyed in a fire at the Palmerston North service storage facility shortly after ww2 . A handful are somewhere else? one is on display in the Waiouru Army Museum in NZ.