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Pūrākau (Māori myths and legends)

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Māori myths and legends run through all aspects of life in Aotearoa, from the creation of people to elements of the natural world such as the sea, sky, weath...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Māori Land March 1975

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

On 13 September 1975, around 5000 people marched from Te Hāpua in the North Island down to Wellington. This Māori land march or hīkoi (march) led by Ngāpuhi ...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
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
Native plants (New Zealand)

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Native plants are plants that are indigenous to or originate from a specific country. New Zealand has a wide variety of native plants which are unique as the...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Treaty of Waitangi (junior)

Junior Primary (Years 1 - 4)

Te Tiriti o Waitangi | The Treaty of Waitangi was a treaty signed by British leaders and Māori chiefs. It was signed on 6 February 1840 at Waitangi.

Entry last updated: 27/01/23
Matariki (junior)

Junior Primary (Years 1 - 4)

Matariki is the Māori name for the star cluster also known as the Pleiades or Seven Sisters. The Matariki cluster can be seen in the sky near the end of June...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Matariki

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Matariki is the Māori name for the star cluster also known as the Pleiades or Seven Sisters in other cultures. The rise of Matariki in mid-winter marks the s...

Entry last updated: 3/02/23
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: 4/10/22
Forests (New Zealand)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Aotearoa New Zealand's forest ecosystem supports native and introduced trees, shrubs, animals, and birds. Forests might have covered 80% of the land, but thi...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Hōne Heke (? - 1850)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Hōne Heke (Hōne Wiremu Heke Pōkai) was a Māori leader from the Ngāpuhi tribe, born in the early 1800s in the far north of New Zealand Aotearoa. He was known ...

Entry last updated: 28/04/22