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Ngā toi Māori (Māori arts and crafts)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

The term Ngā toi Māori covers a very large range of different kinds of Māori art, from traditional practices to contemporary art. Some forms of Māori art sha...

Entry last updated: 15/07/22
Famous people (New Zealand)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Famous New Zealanders come from all walks of life like sport, politics, the arts, science and technology. They are famous because their achievements make the...

Entry last updated: 11/01/23
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: 21/12/22
Wahine disaster 1968

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

The Wahine was a ferry that ran between Lyttelton and Wellington. In 1968, the ferry sank in a severe storm just off the coast of Wellington. Over fifty peop...

Entry last updated: 11/01/23
Kapa haka

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Kapa haka is a traditional Māori performing art involving songs (waiata), dance and chanting. Kapa haka is performed by groups on a marae and in a variety of...

Entry last updated: 15/07/22
Tangiwai disaster 1953

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Tangiwai is the site of the worst railway disaster in New Zealand’s history. It happened on Christmas Eve 1953 when the Wellington to Auckland night express ...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
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
Local body elections

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Local body elections are held every 3 years on the second Saturday in October. This is when people in New Zealand get to choose people for their local counci...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Natural disasters (New Zealand)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Natural disasters are major, sudden events caused by nature that injure people and damage property. New Zealand is prone to a number of natural disasters. Th...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Kate Sheppard (1847-1934)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Kate Sheppard was born in England on 10 March 1847. She and her family moved to New Zealand in the late 1860s. Kate was a founding member of the Women's Chri...

Entry last updated: 28/04/22