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Mayan civilisation

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

The Mayans are an ancient people that lived in South America thousands of years ago. They had a calendar more complicated than everyone else, and were amazin...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Buddhism

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Buddhism is a belief system based on the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama who lived in the 6th century BC. He was called Buddha which means The Enlightened On...

Entry last updated: 11/08/22
Musket Wars (1810s-1830s)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

The Musket Wars (1810 to 1830s) were a series of battles between Māori tribes throughout New Zealand. They began after Pākehā brought muskets (ngutu pārera) ...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Holocaust (World War Two)

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

Holocaust is the name given to the systematic persecution and extermination of over six million Jews and others in Europe during the World War Two. The plan ...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Māori history

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Māori first arrived on the shores of Aotearoa New Zealand over 700 years ago (estimates range from 1250 to 1300 AD). They traveled by waka (canoe) from east ...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Treaty of Waitangi

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Te Tiriti o Waitangi, or the Treaty of Waitangi, was signed on 6 February 1840, and since that time it has been the basis for the relationship between Māori ...

Entry last updated: 28/03/24
Classical music

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

Classical music has developed and changed over hundreds of years. Music from each of the four main eras has a distinct sound as composers experimented with e...

Entry last updated: 29/04/24
Influenza pandemic 1918

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Influenza, most commonly called 'the flu' is a disease that is caused by a virus, which affects the upper and lower respiratory tract. In 1918 an influenza p...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Aztec civilisation

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

The Aztecs lived in the 13th to 16th century in Mexico. Their capital was Tenochtitlán. They worshipped many gods, were skilled in arts and crafts and perfor...

Entry last updated: 13/02/23
Cook Islands

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

The Cook Islands is a country in the Pacific Ocean made up of 15 different islands. Rarotonga is the largest of the 15 islands. The capital Avarua is found o...

Entry last updated: 26/09/23