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European art history

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

European Art is a visual art that has many stylistic periods that show the topical subjects, artistic styles and social influences of that time. The stylisti...

Entry last updated: 14/12/23
Middle Ages

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

European history between about 500 and 1500 AD is known as the Middle Ages or Medieval period. People think of the Middle Ages as a time of knights and castl...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Renaissance

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

The Renaissance followed the Middle Ages in Europe. It lasted from the mid-14th century to the mid-17th century (1350-1650 AD), and was a time of great scien...

Entry last updated: 27/05/22
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
Transforming te taiao

Regional Resources

This entry will help you find information on the changes made to the environment by pre-European Māori, and their care and connections to te taiao (the natur...

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

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

2019 marked 250 years since the first meeting between Māori and the Europeans. This happened when James Cook, on board the Endeavour, sighted New Zealand on ...

Entry last updated: 28/04/22
Ancient Rome

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

The era of ancient Rome lasted from 753 BC to 476 AD. Founded by king Romulus, Rome grew into a rich and powerful city. By 117 AD the Roman Empire included I...

Entry last updated: 11/04/23
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
Cold War (1947-1991)

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

Following World War Two, the period from 1945 until the 1991 was known as the Cold War. This was an international struggle for power between communist nation...

Entry last updated: 1/08/22
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