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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
Composers (Classical)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

People who write music are called composers. Music is written using musical symbols called notation so that musicians can read it. This written music is call...

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
Dame Whina Cooper (1895-1994)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Dame Whina Cooper, of Te Rarawa descent, was born in 1895 in northern Hokianga. She is best known for leading the famous 1975 land march (also called a hīkoi...

Entry last updated: 12/12/23
Urbanisation and being Māori

Regional Resources

This entry will help you find information about Māori migration to cities, their challenges, and what this meant for their identity as Māori. You will also f...

Entry last updated: 14/05/24
Springbok Rugby Tour 1981

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

In 1981 the South African rugby team, the Springboks came to tour New Zealand. They had toured before, but the South African apartheid system was causing an ...

Entry last updated: 18/08/23
Events of the East Coast

Regional Resources

Māori lived on the East Coast for a long time before the arrival of European settlers, traders, whalers, and missionaries. The region is well known for the a...

Entry last updated: 14/05/24
Crime (New Zealand)

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

Crimes are committed in New Zealand every day, however the crime rates in New Zealand are lower than many other countries. In this entry we will show you how...

Entry last updated: 8/12/23
Peopling the colony: inclusion and exclusion

Regional Resources

This entry recommends places to find information about the history of immigration to Tāmaki Makaurau and New Zealand. This includes immigration laws and chan...

Entry last updated: 14/05/24
Sovereignty vs rangatiratanga: wars, laws and policies

Regional Resources

This entry recommends websites where you can find information about the impacts of land laws on Māori, the New Zealand Wars, and attempts by Māori to find ju...

Entry last updated: 14/05/24