Tuesday, 6 March 2012

Demolishing  classrooms and Administration Block  at Parnell District School
These photos were taken over the school holidays and show our building s being demolished over Christmas .
This blog will follow the developments on the building site for a year.It would be incomplete without some photos of the demolition so here we are better late than never!

Monday, 20 February 2012

Blessing of Building Site

Blessing of Building Site
On Friday 17th February ,Orakei Marae kaumatua Grant Hawke, was present to bless the building site for our new administration and classroom block.

Mr Hawke keeps up with the times and elected not to move the first of the soil,with a spade instead climbed on the digger and moving the first pile of soil with this. Thank you Mr Hawke for your contribution to our building project .

Tuesday, 14 February 2012

New Blog and a new beginning for PDS

Our Building project is due to commence on 20th February. We are looking forward to watching the progress as it develops

On 3rd February students from Wuhan University of Science and Technology in China provided us with a ¾ hour performance  that involved music and dance. Thank you to the Auckland Confucius Institute for  arranging this visit.

Our own Chinese dance troupes also performed the dances they were performing at the Lantern Festival the next day