Kaitoke School Museum

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Kaitoke School Museum

  1. 1. KAITOKE SCHOOL TREASURE AND HISTORICAL MUSEUM Click Here to Enter
  2. 2. MEET THE KIDS ..OUR MUSEUM.. EVENTS WONDERBOXES OUR TREASURES WONDER Great Barrier BOXES HISTORICAL RECOUNTS Island OUR ISLAND TERM ONE EVENTS Historical OUR TREASURES Recounts ‘O TOANGA’ written by Yr 5-8 kids Next Meet the Kids
  3. 3. ***OUR WONDERBOXES***ROCK POOLS GBI HOT SPRINGS Home AWANA FALLS KATHERINE BAY
  4. 4. ***OUR WONDERBOXES 2*** WHITE CLIFFS UNDERWATER BIKE TRACK Home WATERFALL
  5. 5. ***OUR WONDERBOXES 3*** A B W E A A N C A H UNDERWATER M R E O M C O K Home R Y TRYPHENA WHARF
  6. 6. MEET THE YEAR 5 & 6’s… Home
  7. 7. MEET THE YEAR 7 & 8’s… Home
  8. 8. HiSTORiCAL RECOUNTS Home The diary of Mrs Jane Williams 24 October 1894 The pigeon post service Dear diary, Today we left Sydney for Auckland on the S.S. Waiarapa with my husband Tom Williams and our three children On 16 of December 1896 my family and I Martha, Lilly and Henry. We are settlers from England and we were living on Great Barrier Island when I are going to Auckland in offer of free land. I feel excited to go to became ill, my parents thought I had a new land but am missing my family back in England. 26 October 1894 appendicitis. The boat was returning to the Dear diary, this is the second time I have been on a luxury island today but it would hurt too much to steam ship, we are going at least 13 knots and the there has been a rumour that the captain has been drinking whiskey while wait a day. I had an idea I could get a he has been sailing the ship. My children are very scared and message sent out using my pet pigeon called so is my husband for our safety. 28 October 1894 Spike He was called this because he had a Dear diary, it has been a long journey to Auckland. I can feel really spiky beak .My idea was for Spike to that we are closer to getting to New Zealand. fly to town with a message for a doctor to come 30 October 1894 Dear diary, it has been two days from when the ship wrecked on on today’s boat instead of tomorrows. So I sharp rocks off the coast of an isolated island named Great sent Spike to town with a message to a doctor. Barrier Island. I was one of the very few people who survived the ship wreck. It was terrible, there were people sliding off the Half an hour later I saw the boat coming into deck and into the rough sea. I was clinging to the mast pole the harbour. I hopped in the wagon with my with my three children while all around me people were mum and we rode to the wharf. The road was screaming for help. There were even cows and horses yelling in agony while they slipped on there side and disappeared into kind of slippery from yesterday’s rain but the dark stormy water. The local Maoris tried to pull the ship to finally we arrived. Then I saw Spike on the shore but it sunk. Hundreds of people drowned and very few survived. doctors’ arm, he flu to me. And that was how 31 October 1894 the pigeon post service started by a 10 year old Dear diary, I am feeling very lonesome. I have lost one child and today bodies were found on the beach. My husband was found boy named Jack. True story. alive but missing three fingers and an ear but after a couple of By Bryn James Archibald hours he passed away in his sleep his last words were I love you.
  9. 9. HISTORICAL RECOUNTS SS Wairarapa SS.Wairarapa On the 28th of October 1894 the SS Wairarapa made its way from One stormy night Martha Sydney to Auckland. I got on board in stood up on the hill at Auckland and then we sailed to Great Miners Head. She saw the Barrier Island. On the way to miners ss.wairarapa. She saw that head the ship started to drift closer that the ship was in trouble and closer tothe cliff. and yelled out, Hey The captain had drunk a little captain Look out! BOOM, too much. After a few minutes BASH, CRASH. theship crashed into the cliff The ss.wairarapa had crashed, breaking the boat in two. she new she had to I fell off the boat and almost do something about it! So she drowned, the rescuers came to help. rushed down the I survived, luckily I made it but hill to save the people. It the sad bit was all my friends started to sink. She onboard died in the ship wreck. had saved more than 50 By Shelby Sanderson people. She had taken them to the hospital. They had all survived. Home By Maya
  10. 10. Term one events DUFFY BOOKS Lucy on one news COASTAL CLEANUP Cooking with the yr 7’s Home and 8’s G.B.I mining
  11. 11. THE BARRIER Whangaparapara White Cliffs Pah Beach Fiztroy Harbour Tryphena Home
  12. 12. OUR TREASURES Home Treasures
  13. 13. Heart shaped crystal. next
  14. 14. Nautilus shell. next
  15. 15. Kina shell. next
  16. 16. Crystal. next
  17. 17. SS Wiltshire news paper. next
  18. 18. Old wheel off SS Wiltshire Home

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