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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: 1/12/23
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. Aotearoa...

Entry last updated: 1/12/23
Prime Ministers (New Zealand)

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

The Prime Minister is the political leader of the New Zealand government and the country. In this entry we will look at what the Prime Minister does. We'll a...

Entry last updated: 1/12/23
Trade (New Zealand)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

New Zealand is far away from export markets and this has made trading an important part of our economy. In early colonial days, New Zealand exported goods li...

Entry last updated: 12/12/23
Mining (New Zealand)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Māori were the first to use pounamu (greenstone) and stone to make tools, weapons and ornaments. In the 1840s, coal and gold were discovered and mining began...

Entry last updated: 12/12/23
Crime (New Zealand)

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

Crimes are committed in New Zealand every day, however the crime rates in New Zealand are lower than many other countries. In this entry we will show you how...

Entry last updated: 8/12/23
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
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: 6/04/23
Conservation (New Zealand)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Conservation is about preserving and protecting New Zealand's natural environment, wildlife and their habitats including marine reserves. This entry explores...

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

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

New Zealand Aotearoa has many different kinds of animals. They include native animals that are indigenous to New Zealand, animals that can only be found in N...

Entry last updated: 21/06/23