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K-Zone

K-Zone

August 2020

It’s jam-packed with fun including movie news, gaming goss, comics and stacks of puzzles, quizzes, activities and posters. Every issue is themed around something special, be it superheroes, videogames or even K-Zoner favourites like pranks and jokes.

Country:
Australia
Language:
English
Publisher:
Nextmedia Pty Ltd
Frequency:
Monthly
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12 Issues

in this issue

1 min.
august what’s on

GET INTO 1st International Clown Week starts 2nd Friendship Day 2nd International Forgiveness Day 2nd Sisters Day 6th Wiggle Your Toes Day 9th Book Lovers Day 10th Lazy Day 12th Middle Child Day 13th Left Handers Day 15th National Science Week starts in Australia 15th Relaxation Day 27th Just Because Day 30th Frankenstein Day HAPPY BIRTHDAY 1st Jason Momoa, AKA Aquaman 1st K-Zoner Ange 3rd Evangeline Lilly, AKA The Wasp 11th Chris Hemsworth, AKA Thor 13th Sebastian Stan, AKA Bucky Barnes or The Winter Soldier SCHOOL 3rd Public holiday in parts of NT OH AND... 17th September issue of K-Zone out in Australia (September 7 in New Zealand) CONTINUE DISCOVERING BUILDING MAKING NOT READING BEING BORED QUIT! K-Zone is awesome! – Jaydon Images: iStock, Walt Disney Pictures/Marvel Studios…

2 min.
heroes

MUSIC MASTER Name: Coco Heroic feat: She started a kids group called Coco and the Cockatoos, and sales from the group's Wild Life album help support three amazing organisations. FAST FOUR WITH COCO K-Z: Hey Coco! Why did you start your group, Coco and the Cockatoos? C: I was finding it hard to play the piano during my music lessons because of my cerebral palsy, so I started singing. I asked Jane Walker, a songwriter, to help me write a song, and we wrote 10 songs. We loved the songs and decided to record an album. I started to write songs three years ago, and then Coco and the Cockatoos officially started a year ago. K-Z: What was the best part of making the songs for the Wild Life album? C: Recording songs in a recording studio…

1 min.
your space

BEST OF THE BEST! Leo, Geelong West, Vic K-ZONE: YO BRAITHE! THAT’S AWESOME, THANK YOU FOR LETTING US KNOW ABOUT A NEW K-ZONER. STAY COOL! UH, YEP! UH, YEP! Liam, Petersham, NSW SO SWEET! Oscar, Bicton, WA TOO GOOD! Alex, Bassendean, WA OUTTA CONTROL! Tyler, Gloucester, NSW SO SWEET! Owen, Beerwah, Qld TOO GOOD! Marcos, Bassendean, WA YEAH YA DID! Bill, Barongarook, Vic NO WAY! Lachlan, Coorparoo, Qld THIS RULES! Eoin, Merimbula, NSW Shout out to my best friends, Corbin, Jack and Baxter, and the K-Zone Team! Keep up the good work! – Archer K-Zone rocks! – Alex Shout out to all my friends, especially my best friend Ben! K-Zone rocks! – Ethan Love K-Zone! – Gianluca…

1 min.
news feed

CREATURE NEWS Students in South Australia have discovered a new wasp species! Wow! Ramco Primary School students in the ‘Insect Investigators’ research project were taught how to catch insects in a special malaise trap by Dr Erinn Fagan-Jeffries at The University of Adelaide. The students caught the wasp in April and sent the insect to Dr Erinn to study. The wasp, of the genus Glyptapanteles, will be officially named by the students! TECH NEWS An Australian battery recycling company called Envirostream has developed a way to repurpose old alkaline batteries and create fertiliser! While trying to find a more environmentally-friendly solution for batteries, Envirostream realised that zinc and manganese (found in alkaline batteries) are required as trace elements in fertiliser. The company is currently trialling their fertiliser on field crops in WA. Roughly…

1 min.
you rate it!

NAME: Xaiden LOCATION: WA WHAT DID YOU PLAY? Team Sonic Racing on Nintendo Switch. WHY DID YOU WANT TO PLAY? Sonic is my favourite character and it’s a cool racing game! WHO ARE YOUR FAVE CHARACTERS? Tails and Sonic! WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE THING ABOUT THE GAME? Racing my characters to try and win. WHAT WOULD YOU ADD? More mods for the cars to make them all more fun. WHO SHOULD PLAY THIS GAME? Everyone! Even adults, because the game is super cool. RATING: 5 OUT OF 5 KARTS YOU GET IT! As the You Rate It! star this month, Xaiden has scored an awesome Sonic The Hedgehog Tails and Grabber Pack!…

2 min.
make super mario

Mario has officially entered the bricky world of LEGO! LEGO Super Mario sets bring the game character into the real world, for solo play or group competitions. LEGO Super Mario Adventures with Mario Starter Course and the Expansion Sets offer unlimited challenges! The LEGO Super Mario Starter Course includes the LEGO Mario with colour sensors, plus LCD screens in his eyes, mouth and belly to display over 100 reactions to movement! Mario’s speaker also allows him to play many iconic sounds and music from the videogame. The app has zoom and rotate viewing tools to make building easier, and can also suggest other ideas for creating and playing. Players earn virtual coins by moving LEGO Mario from the Start Pipe all the way to the Goal pole. LEGO Mario needs to run…