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Nelson Mandela (1918-2013)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was born on 18 July 1918, into the Madiba clan in the village of Mvezo, in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. He is best known for h...

Entry last updated: 20/05/22
Pacific navigation

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

In the early 13th to 17th century Māori, Polynesian and European voyagers journeyed to Aotearoa New Zealand for different reasons. They used waka (canoes), s...

Entry last updated: 18/05/22
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: 18/05/22
History (New Zealand)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Aotearoa New Zealand has a unique story involving a variety of people, places and events. In this entry we'll show you the best websites and books to use to ...

Entry last updated: 17/05/22
Nuclear-free New Zealand

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

New Zealand is a nuclear-free zone, which means no nuclear weapons or nuclear powered ships are allowed in our territory. Find out how New Zealanders protest...

Entry last updated: 17/05/22
Rainbow Warrior bombing 1985

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

On 10 July 1985, explosions on board the Greenpeace vessel Rainbow Warrior sunk the ship in the Waitemata Harbour in Auckland. The ship had just taken part i...

Entry last updated: 17/05/22
Anzac

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

ANZAC stands for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps. It came about in 1914 during World War One when the Australian Army and the New Zealand Army formed t...

Entry last updated: 13/05/22
Dawn Raids (New Zealand)

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

In the 1970s the New Zealand police went to the homes of Pacific Islanders who they believed had overstayed their visas or work permits. Many people were sen...

Entry last updated: 13/05/22
World War One (battles and campaigns)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

World War One was a major global conflict fought between July 28, 1914, and November 11, 1918. It involved 28 countries and although it was fought mainly in ...

Entry last updated: 13/05/22
Stone Age

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

The Stone Age was a period in prehistoric times that lasted millions of years. The word 'prehistoric' means a time before people created writing to keep reco...

Entry last updated: 13/05/22