Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Last week

This is the last week at the centre. We've been celebrating Christmas and I got a selection of biscuits from my secret Santa. 

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Home crafts

We have finished putting our personalised leaves and months on the birthday tree, I think it's looking really good.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Farm trip

We got to go to Ellendene farms. I enjoyed watching the horses and getting to see puddles the pig. It was a good afternoon out.

Thursday, November 23, 2017


I have found a new shady spot in the garden to have my smoko!

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Sunday, November 5, 2017

Tuesday, October 31, 2017


I love to check out some interesting things on the iPad. Recently I enjoy looking up things like dance crews and Ellen DeGeneres ! 

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Girls outing

I had a cool afternoon at worlds end with the girls from Arohanui. It was choice playing pool and I enjoyed my cold lemonade.......

Wednesday, October 18, 2017


I love having some cream on my hands and knees to make them soft. We have mango cream at the moment which smells so good!

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Operatunity concert

I went to the operatunity concert at the trinity church today. I really enjoyed myself. The singers sang songs from Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, Cliff Richard and loads more...... I got to have lunch and a cuppa in the fresh air after the concert.......

Monday, October 2, 2017

Talent show

I enjoyed our Talent quest day. I got up and sung 'Hangi tonight' and 'Unforgettable'. I enjoyed watching everyone else do there songs and dances too.

Thursday, September 28, 2017


I like to use the iPad to watch music videos and catch up on news. Today I am looking at dancing videos.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Maori Themed Koru Painting

I'm really pleased with my painting. It's hanging on the wall in the art room now looking great!!!!

Wednesday, September 13, 2017


I was lucky enough to go and have a massage by a professional at Hands to Heal Massage Therapy. I got to lay on a proper massage table and have a relaxing massage! "Tu Meke" 

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Kite flying

After last weeks kite making and learning all about kites. We got to take our ones out to fly. I really enjoyed watching them all up in the air flying at once.

Thursday, August 31, 2017


Check this long kite that John and Jamie the Kite men Brought to show us 
Te man 

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

New favourite colour

I have a new favourite nail colour! Done in Girls Group this week. I really like it! 

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Cultural studies

We have been learning a lot about the country Portugal. We have been making a big fact board about all that we have learnt. Here I am helping to do some of the colouring in.

Monday, July 17, 2017

Sensory art

We made a picture of balloons in sensory art and finished it today so me and my mate kicked back and did some knitting together. It so relaxing 

Monday, July 10, 2017

Bobbys Fish n chips

I went to Bobbys Fish n Chips place on the Strand for lunch. It was one of my goals. I had raw fish for the first time in ages - it was so yum!

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Moana FM

I visited Moana FM radio station. I had a go at mixing some songs and got to have a good look around the studio and meet some radio presenters. 

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Bali info

We finished our Bali information board - it's a beautiful place and sounds very interesting! 

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Silly Hat Disco

We had a silly hat disco and ate some yummy pumpkin soup for lunch. Here I am wearing a rather beautiful butterfly hat!

Sunday, June 11, 2017


This week I enjoyed laying down and relaxing in my sensory session. They played calming aquatic music that made me almost fall asleep.

Monday, June 5, 2017

Music and singing

They say I have a good singing voice! I must admit I do enjoy singing

Sunday, May 21, 2017


I'm doing some research in Bali - which is one of my goals. I would love to go there one day. We have used iPads and holiday brochures to get information and I'm making a Bali board with the help of some friends. 

Wednesday, May 17, 2017


I enjoy Miri-Miri. This week I got my leg massaged and had a head massage. It felt weird and amazing!

Monday, May 8, 2017

Maori culture

I've been doing some pastel maori designs on paper to hang on the wall for Maori culture. 

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Girls group

I'm planning what we are going to do for the next three weeks in girls group. Exciting stuff we think

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Candle Holders

We started making some candle holders in our upcycling / DIY session. We used old CDs and marbles. They are going to look great!

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Whare painting

I've been helping to paint our panels for our whare. I really like the designs that we have chosen to paint on them.

Monday, April 10, 2017

Rose gardens

We visited Robbins Park Rose Gardens with the girls group. Check out these beautiful flowers!

Tuesday, April 4, 2017


I helped do some painting for the Whare that we are making to go up on the wall.  Bright red! We are going to paint a Maori design on it next. 

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Wilrose disco

The disco was cool. I had a neat mask of a peacock. The music was OK loud sometimes so I played some games before we had a bbq

Sunday, March 19, 2017

My birthday

I've been celebrating my birthday. Everyone at Arohanui Wilrose sang me happy birthday and gave me a delicious birthday cupcake. I spent the weekend celebrating with family, It was a great!