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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
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
Tonga

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Tonga is a small island nation in the South Pacific Ocean known for its friendly people and natural beauty. It is made up of 171 islands, but only 45 of the ...

Entry last updated: 26/09/23
Māori Land March 1975

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

On 13 September 1975, around 5000 people marched from Te Hāpua in the North Island down to Wellington. This Māori land march or hīkoi (march) led by Ngāpuhi ...

Entry last updated: 6/11/23
World War Two (New Zealand involvement)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

On 5 September 1941, Prime Minister Joseph Savage announced that New Zealand would be joining World War Two. Even thought New Zealand was in the war to suppo...

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

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

In the 1970s the New Zealand police went to the homes of Pacific Peoples who they believed had overstayed their visas or work permits. Many people were sent ...

Entry last updated: 19/09/23
Parihaka

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Parihaka was a Māori settlement in Taranaki around the 1860’s when New Zealand was a British colony, and land was being divided up and given to European sett...

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
People of Southland

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 Southland.

Entry last updated: 14/05/24
Leadership

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Leadership is about working with other people so that you can achieve a goal. Different groups need different types of leaders. You might be a leader yoursel...

Entry last updated: 4/10/22