Mythology party for Te Manaia’s birthday party

A Minotaur, costume made by Kahurangi and Aunty Donna And a ninja (I know, I know he is wearing Chinese, not Japanese clothes, you try reasoning with a stubborn 4 year old) Archery practice. At the moment they are playing duck duck Zeus.

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Te Pō Atarau and Māui Nukurau

So as many of you probably know, Te Pō Atarau really really wanted to have Māui come to his birthday party. As usual Laurel stepped up, and began emailing anyone she could think of and running an advertisement in The Big Idea. Unfortunately this was proving to be fruitless, however a reporter the Sunday Star […]

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Treasure hunt at the mall

Seemed like a good idea but I spent most of it trying to stop the kids lying in the middle of shop floors.

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Let’s play librarians

The maraca is the scanner, the big thing is the library card. Apparently Atarau owed fines, so had to go looking in his piupiu to try to find some money.

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Tonsils and Adenoids are gone

Yesterday Te Po Atarau had his tonsils and adenoids removed as well as his right ear drained. He came through the operations fine and stayed in overnight to sleep off the anaesthetic but is coming home today. Here is a quick picture I snapped with my phone of him trying to eat an ice block […]

Posted on November 17, 2011 at 9:51 am by Chris · Permalink · One Comment
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I know it might be uncool to admit it, but I like the rugby world cup

And it’s not just about the rugby, although for the most part it was a weekend of excellent games, a lot of which were tense and undecided for the best part of the game. But for me, it’s also all the other things going on, highlights of this weekend include Kahurangi and his cousin Te […]

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Happy Bedtime

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First football game

  Kick off 10 minutes into the game, he hasn’t moved yet Half time A couple of minutes later Oh look he moved Ok, lets just pick the ball up and go

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Bedtime friend

Some kids have a soft toy, like his big brother did, but Ata is quite happy hugging a giant spider to go to sleep.

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Let me show you my skills of an artist

Posted on June 12, 2011 at 10:14 pm by Chris · Permalink · One Comment
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