Wakari School pupils (from left) Jade Todd (10), Jack
McFarlane (10) and Ella Cone (8) get ready to eat the
chocolate they found with the Easter bunny at the school on
Thursday. Photo by Craig Baxter.
It may have been ''weird'', but what a way to end the
Wakari School's about 250 pupils spent their last afternoon
at school before the holidays hunting for the Easter bunny
and baskets of chocolate.
Pupil Ella Cone (8) said she thought it was ''a bit weird''
to be searching for a rabbit during school time, but she
enjoyed it nonetheless.
She liked chocolate and while she did not get any of her
favoured creme eggs, it was nice to finish the school term on
a sugar high.
Principal Chris Smith said the Easter bunny hunt had been a
tradition at the school for 27 years.
Each pupil prepared a basket during the week which was then
filled with chocolate and hidden, along with the Easter
Mr Smith said the identity of the bunny was a closely guarded
He enjoyed ending the term with the hunt, as did the
''They love it,'' he said.
''The older kids, they have done it for six years, and they
still love it.''