Gidday! Welcome to the September photo quiz!

Each month there are new photos about New Zealand culture eg nature, food, special days etc. Look at each photo and read the text carefully. Click the photo to make it bigger. Answer the questions at the end of each section and check your answers.

Things to see and do:
1. Play golf
2. Play indoor basketball
3. Go indoor rock climbing
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4. Do judo or other martial arts
5. Mow the lawns
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Photo 1: Golf
The weather is not usually very good but you might get a good day to play golf.
This golf course is in the Cascades Park in the Waitakere Ranges, Auckland.
Photos 2-4:
Activities at the new Trusts Waitakere Stadium in west Auckland.
This stadium was opened in September and you can play basketball and volleyball, go rockclimbing and do judo here.
Photo 5: Mowing the lawn!
The grass grows really fast in September and you will hear lawnmowers whenever there is a fine period.

1. Plum blossom
2. A peach tree in blossom
3. Kowhai flower
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Photos 1-2: Blossoms.
This is the time to see blossoms: white ones are plum, pink ones are peach.
Photo 3: Kowhai flower. This New Zealand tree has yellow flowers with nectar (sweet flower juice) that tui love. The picture on the right is the tui on a flax bush. Tui sing after they drink nectar from flax flowers too.
The September Quiz

Things to see and do in September quiz.
Try not to look back and read the text or look at the photos before you answer.
1. The golf course
a) has got only one person playing golf on it.
b) is near a park (in the background.)
c) has got a motorway through it.
d) has not got a golfer who is wearing white.

2. In the photo of the rockclimbing area
a) there are two people climbing.
b) one person is helping the other.
c) the climber is wearing white.
d) the wall is not colourful.

3. You can play softball inside the new stadium.
a) True
b) False
c) Not Given

4. New Zealanders have to mow their lawns when it is sunny.
a) True
b) False
c) Not Given

5. Some fruit trees are blossoming now.
a) True
b) False
c) Not Given