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Tonga

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Tonga is a small island nation in the South Pacific Ocean known for its friendly people and natural beauty. It is made up of 171 islands, but only 45 of the ...

Entry last updated: 26/09/23
Niue

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Niue (pronounced like noo-ay) is an island in the Pacific Ocean. It is 261 square kilometres and has a population of 1620 people. Niue is a state that is par...

Entry last updated: 26/09/23
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
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
Sir Apirana Ngata (1874-1950)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Sir Apirana Ngata (1874-1950) was a Ngati Porou leader, lawyer and politician. He is famous for his work in Māori land development and reform, and for his su...

Entry last updated: 5/10/22
Vikings

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Around the 9th century AD, Vikings traveled from Scandinavia to raid towns and settlements around Europe and the British Isles. These seafaring warriors from...

Entry last updated: 12/01/23
Samoa

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Samoa is a country made up of nine volcanic islands in the South Pacific Ocean. The largest of these islands is Upolu - home to Samoa’s capital city. An inde...

Entry last updated: 21/05/24
History (World)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

The history of the world is a huge and fascinating topic, covering all the cultures from all the countries in the world. On this page you can find informatio...

Entry last updated: 19/09/23
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
Dinosaurs

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Dinosaurs are extinct reptiles that lived on Earth during the Mesozoic era that occurred between 251–65 million years ago. Dinosaurs came in all shapes and s...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22