Thursday, August 4, 2011

Where In The World

The Stormers/Brumbies/Force/Rebels were given a number of names of rugby-playing nations of the world. These were some of the nations that are recognised by the world governing body of Rugby Union, the International Rugby Board (IRB), as member unions but did not qualify for RWC 2011.We divided them up amongst our team. I was given the nations listed below:
This is what I found -

I have decided to study Brazil for our Immersion task.

below : shows the flag of Brazil
above is a photo of Brazil girls playing soccer
this is where Brazil is located .

the capital city for Brazil is Brasilia

the population is 203,429,773

above : the flag of Spain . .
population in Spain is 46,754,784
capital of Spain: Madrid

above : Capital of Spain .
above : shows you where Spain is located .

The capital city name for Spain is Madrid .

above : the capital city of Uruguay .
the populations is 3,308,535 in 2011


Different Auckland town centres have adopted Rugby teams from countries that qualified for the World Cup.
I found out information about :
The location in Auckland;
Something special about this place; A 'potted' history of the place; If it has it's own symbol of some sort.(If we couldn't find a symbol we chose a picture that told more about the place).

New Lynn is located in north west its suburb is west of Auckland in the north block house bay in the south island is a mere 2800 meters wide New Lynn is the host town for the south Africans 2011 rugby world cup team .

New Lynn is a suburb of West of Auckland
approximately 10 kilometers

the population in new Lynn is 15,510
new Lynn was located towards Auckland urban area .
above shows New Lynn high way