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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
History (Australia)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Australia has a long history. It was first settled by Aboriginal people thousands of years ago, and then in the late 1700s it was used by Britain as a priso...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Parihaka

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Parihaka was a Māori settlement in Taranaki around the 1860’s when New Zealand was a British colony, and land was being divided up and given to European sett...

Entry last updated: 1/12/23
Colonialism

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

The world has a long history of colonialism. Colonialism is when one country takes political control over the land and people of another country, usually thr...

Entry last updated: 16/09/22
Queen Elizabeth II (1926-2022)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Queen Elizabeth II (1926-2022) was the Queen of the United Kingdom and other Commonwealth realms including New Zealand. She became queen in 1952 at the age o...

Entry last updated: 4/11/22
Decolonising the Pacific

Regional Resources

This entry will help you find the best websites and collections to explore the decolonisation of the Pacific, including Aotearoa New Zealand's continued inte...

Entry last updated: 14/05/24
Antarctica

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Antarctica is mostly a frozen continent located at the South Pole. In this article we'll look at what makes Antarctica and the animals and plants that surviv...

Entry last updated: 25/05/22
Colonial power in the Pacific

Regional Resources

This entry has collections and websites to help explore the history of New Zealand's presence and colonial power in the Pacific. It has examples of the rise ...

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

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

European settlers began to arrive in New Zealand from 1769. Find out how they arrived, where they came from, what life was like then, and how they interacted...

Entry last updated: 27/04/22