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Today we held the final for our annual Matipo Poetry Competition. 17 students represented their year level and our guest judge Lyn Northwood from Te Atatu Intermediate had the tough job of deciding the winners.


Huge congratulations to the winners of each year level:

Eli Eisenhut from Room 2 reciting White Sheep

Arlo Manning from Room 6 reciting Snowball

Matilda Foley from Room 23 reciting Wild Wet Rain

Lylah Daros-Motta from Room 12 reciting Be Glad Your Nose is on Your Face

Ruby Paapu from Room 14 reciting Dear Future Generations

Amelie Donald from Room 14 reciting Dear Future Generations


Our Finalists were:

Year 1 – Eli Eisenhut, Rosie O’Sullivan

Year 2 – Arlo Manning, Ryleigh Blyth, Brianna Wilmoth

Year 3 – Hazel Yates, Ava Page-Wood, Matilda Foley

Year 4 – Jean Schollum, Lylah Daros-Motta, Shannon Ne’emia Tawhai, Sophie McMurray

Year 5 – Hazel Masters-King, Cleo Duirs, Ruby Paapu

Year 6 – David English, Amelie Donald, Ruby Judd