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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: 1/08/22
Kiingitanga (Māori King movement)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Kiingitanga, the Māori King movement, was founded in 1858 with the aim of uniting the different tribes of Māori under a single leader. The current king, Te A...

Entry last updated: 28/04/22
Farming (New Zealand)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

New Zealand has a long history of farming and agriculture. Farming is a huge part of the New Zealand economy and brings in a lot of money every year, but it ...

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

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Aotearoa New Zealand is mainly known for its North and South Islands, but it is a nation surrounded by many islands. Some have interesting histories of being...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Festivals and celebrations (New Zealand)

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

New Zealand observes many different festivals and celebrations throughout the year. These include arts, music and film festivals, as well as traditional cele...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Ngā pūoro Māori (Māori music)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Māori music has many important composers, some of whom use traditional mōteatea (chanted song-poetry), and others whose music includes introduced musical sty...

Entry last updated: 15/07/22
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
Māori culture & customs

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Māori were the first people to settle in New Zealand.They were known to have their own unique tikanga (customs). However the coming of the European settlers ...

Entry last updated: 15/07/22
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