FreshChoice Geraldine Māori Language Week event 2015
FreshChoice Geraldine hosted Māori Language Week event as part of Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2015. The action packed event featured performances by schools, coloring competitions with prizes for all age levels, a best adult contribution and understanding prize and more!
Woodbury High School, Geraldine Primary School and Geraldine Secondary School all attended, colouring and singing waiata’s in store, with Geraldine Primary School also performing arousing haka in store. Each of the school’s received a thank you gift basket for their efforts. Students from Geraldine Kindergarten also participated in the coloring competition. The event was also publicized in local paper the Geraldine News, see the full article here.
FreshChoice Geraldine store owner/operator Garry Sheed was thrilled by the success of the event, saying that he was impressed with the passion and enthusiasm shown by all involved. Garry plans to host another Māori Language Week celebration in 2016.
Photos taken at the event are below: