Rhyolite have been learning to write information reports. Here is an information report they have collaborated to write as a group on John Key.
John Key is the Prime Minister of New Zealand. He is 50 years old. John Key has two sisters and he has two long lost brothers because his Dad married another woman before he married John Key's Mum. John Keys parents were from Israel.
He was born on 9 August 1961 in Auckland. In 1969 John Key and his family moved to Christchurch when his father died.
John Key went to school in Christchurch at Aorangi School and then Burnside High School. He got a B.comm at the University of Canterbury.
In his spare time John Key likes to be with his family. He likes cooking, playing golf and watching rugby.
John Key wanted to be Prime Minister so he could help sick people. This is important to John Key because he lost his Dad at 4 years old.
Before John Key was Prime Minister he was an investment banker in New Zealand in the 1980s. Then in the 1990s he went to Singapore, London and Sydney to work for Meryl Lynch, a huge investment banking company.
In 2001 John Key came back to New Zealand to become a politician in the National Party. This was his true life long passion. In 2008 he led the National Party to victory in the election and became the Prime Minister of the National led government.