TONGARIRO SCHOOL @ KI O RAHI NATIONALS
WAIOURU SERVICES ACADEMY WEEK LONG COURSE
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Trade Academy Happenings
The Trade Academy has hit the ground running for 2021. We have two classes this year; on a Monday we have 18 students who are focusing on the sheep and beef industry and 9 nine students on a Friday focusing on equine and hopefully apiculture. We started the year off with a look at the seafood industry and headed to Kawhia. A big thanks to Dove Charters for showing us an awesome time.
The Monday class also started their farming at Whakarawa Station. We had to sort with bales of wool ready for the trucks to pick up. We got to watch the dogs in action bringing in a mob of sheep, we learnt about sheep anatomy and loaded some steers onto the truck, ready for the works. A big thanks to Jamie Mohi for sharing his knowledge and expertise.
The Friday class has started their equine program where we met a couple of horses we will be working with. We are learning how to groom and care for a horse and identify signs of a healthy and unhealthy horse. We also had the opportunity to go horse trekking with Korohe Horse Treks. The girls had a blast.
They also had the opportunity to have a look at Mt Ruapehu and the employment opportunities there, take a ride in the skywaka and have lunch at the pinnacle café.
Tuwharetoa Ki o rahi Regionals 2021