Big night for Ti­tahi Bay pupils

The motto: ‘Lest we for­get’

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Pupils, staff, whanau and RSA mem­bers shared their ex­pe­ri­ences and achieve­ments at Ti­tahi Bay In­ter­me­di­ate School’s end of term tro­phy awards night on March 31.

The pupils have been learn­ing through the theme of ‘‘Lest We For­get’’.

On the night, the chil­dren shared the po­etry and writ­ing they had done about the war and marched and sang the Maori Bat­tal­ion march.

Servicemen ex­pe­ri­ences awards.

The evening ended with the sound of the bu­gle, played by Colin Simp­son, the ode was re­cited in te reo Maori by Aporo Joyce and in English by Dave Brown of Porirua RSA.

Pupils re­ceiv­ing the aca­demic ex­cel­lence award were priv­i­leged to re­ceive their award from 93-year-old John Thomas.

Thomas is one of the last sur­viv­ing Welling­ton- based mem­bers of the 28th Maori Bat­tal­ion.

re­lated their and pre­sented

Ex­cel­lence in Lan­guages, pre­sented by Aporo Joyce of Porirua RSA. From left, Jayda Rua, Os­car Elias, Jireh Pir­ihi, Cleve­lynd Maki-Tuara, Joel Holmes, Har­ri­son Down.

Ex­cel­lence in Maanaki­tanga, pre­sented by John Hanna of Porirua RSA. From left, Lily Topham, Rudy Gud­sell, Jack McMa­hon, James Daw­son, Xza­via Rua, Madeleine VaiLit­tle.

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