Monday, 31 March 2014

Report 2

Richie McCaw
Richie McCaw is a famous Rugby player. He plays in the All blacks . He wears black and white  in his game.

Richie McCaw was born on 31 December 1980  in New Zealand. He was also in the canterbury. He started playing rugby in  1999.
He was selected for the all blacks in 2001 at the end of the  tour.

When Richie Mccaw is in the Crusaders his number was  eight  and he was the open side flanker (which helps to push the the scrum)  . When Richie was doing his training he injured  his foot in 2011.In 2009  Richie Mccaw was dating  a profesonal dancer and her name was Hayley Holt but they broke up.

The new coach Todd Blackadder, had a slow start to the season and  losing four of their first five games. Richie Mccaw became  the first all black to reach 100 test caps ( Which  Is 100 rugby caps).Along with Kieran Read and Richie McCaw led the All Blacks to a perfect season in 2013 and  winning 14 out of 14.

Richie Mccaw  is a really famous rugby player. Richie Mccaw injured  his foot. Richie Mccaw is in the Crusaders  which  you can call  Canterbury  as well.   


                                                  by Nikitah.j

Here is my report  I did about richie Mccaw. I know lots  about him and I did  some research about him.

Monday, 10 March 2014

My famous explorer, Jean batten

Jean is a famous explorer. Jean Batten was New Zealand's greatest aviator, and is celebrated around the world for her heroic solo flights during the 1930s.

Jean batten was born on September 5th  1909 in Rotorua.  She died in an hotel in   Majorca on 22 November  1982 because of a dog bite .  She lived in Rotorua for 4 years. When she was 4 years old she moved to Auckland with her parents and her two brothers that are older than she is.  She was the first to fly  from England  to New zealand .

Jean batten broke 2 world records.  The word records are for  flying from England to New zealand  and flying from England  to  brazil. Her trip of 14 days and 22 hours beat the existing England to Australia record.

Jean batten lived in Rotorua for a little while and then moved to
Auckland when she turned 4 with her mum and dad and her 2 older brothers.