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Mana in Māori society

Regional Resources

This entry has websites to help you understand the different meanings of mana and its importance in political, social and traditional relationships in Māori ...

Entry last updated: 14/05/24
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: 12/12/23
Role models

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

A role model is a person that you look up to, respect, and want to be like. You get to choose your own role models based on the kind of person you want to be...

Entry last updated: 4/10/22
People of South Canterbury

Regional Resources

Here are some sources you could look at if you'd like to find out about individual people or groups of people from South Canterbury.

Entry last updated: 14/05/24
People of the East Coast

Regional Resources

This section will help you get familiar with iwi, hapū, groups of people, and well-known names in politics, sport, and entertainment from this rohe (region).

Entry last updated: 14/05/24
Famous people (New Zealand)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Famous New Zealanders come from all walks of life like sport, politics, the arts, science and technology. They are famous because their achievements make the...

Entry last updated: 11/01/23
Sovereignty vs rangatiratanga: wars, laws and policies

Regional Resources

This entry recommends websites where you can find information about the impacts of land laws on Māori, the New Zealand Wars, and attempts by Māori to find ju...

Entry last updated: 14/05/24
People of Northland

Regional Resources

Here are some sources you could look at if you'd like to find out about individual people or groups of people from Northland | Te Tai Tokerau.

Entry last updated: 14/05/24
Women's suffrage (New Zealand)

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

On 19 September 1893 New Zealand became the first self-governing country to enfranchise women or give women the right to vote. Voting rights for women or wom...

Entry last updated: 17/03/23
Places of South Canterbury

Regional Resources

Here are some sources you could look at if you'd like to find out about places of South Canterbury.

Entry last updated: 14/05/24