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Holidays (New Zealand)

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

In New Zealand we have a number of different holidays throughout the year as well as school holidays. Some holidays are for particular regions (provincial ho...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Calendars

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Calendars are a way of dividing and measuring time into manageable pieces. Calendars start with small units building into larger units, days, months, years. ...

Entry last updated: 25/05/22
Anzac

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

ANZAC stands for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps. It came about in 1914 during World War One when the Australian Army and the New Zealand Army formed t...

Entry last updated: 25/05/22
Elections (New Zealand)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

General elections (or parliamentary elections) are held every 3 years when New Zealanders get the opportunity to decide who will govern the country. Local el...

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

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

New Zealand has a democratic system of government, with elections taking place every three years. The head of government is the Prime Minister. The system of...

Entry last updated: 15/07/22
Mayan civilisation

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

The Mayans are an ancient people that lived in South America thousands of years ago. They had a calendar more complicated than everyone else, and were amazin...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Cricket

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Cricket was an important summer sport in Britain, as far back as the 13th century. The British then introduced this game to the colonies. Cricket is popular ...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Local body elections

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Local body elections are held every 3 years on the second Saturday in October. This is when people in New Zealand get to choose people for their local counci...

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

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Aotearoa New Zealand is a mountainous country made up of the North and South Islands, with 60% of the South Island being covered in mountains. These mountain...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Treaty of Waitangi

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Te Tiriti o Waitangi, or the Treaty of Waitangi, was signed on 6 February 1840, and since that time it has been the basis for the relationship between Māori ...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22