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Pūrākau (Māori origin stories)

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: 12/07/23
Māori leaders and heroes

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

There are many past and present Māori leaders and Māori heroes whose achievements and special qualities make them stand out in both the Māori and Pākehā worl...

Entry last updated: 29/01/24
Māori culture and customs

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

The arrival of Kupe in Aotearoa marked the beginning of Māori culture and customs in New Zealand. The early Māori were known to have established their own tr...

Entry last updated: 15/07/22
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: 17/06/24
Religion and beliefs

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Religion is important to many people as it forms part of their identity and culture. Many religions involve beliefs, practices, rituals, prayer, and meditati...

Entry last updated: 12/01/23
Colonialism

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

The world has a long history of colonialism. Colonialism is when one country takes political control over the land and people of another country, usually thr...

Entry last updated: 16/09/22
Explorers and exploration

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Over time explorers have travelled widely to visit undiscovered parts of the world. There have been many periods of exploration from the Ancient Greeks and R...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Olympic Games

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

The Olympic Games are one of the biggest sporting events in the world. Athletes from hundreds of countries meet to compete for gold, silver, and bronze medal...

Entry last updated: 27/06/24