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Samoa

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Samoa is a country made up of nine volcanic islands in the South Pacific Ocean. The largest of these islands is Upolu - home to Samoa’s capital city. An inde...

Entry last updated: 21/05/24
Colonial power in the Pacific

Regional Resources

This entry has collections and websites to help explore the history of New Zealand's presence and colonial power in the Pacific. It has examples of the rise ...

Entry last updated: 14/05/24
Decolonising the Pacific

Regional Resources

This entry will help you find the best websites and collections to explore the decolonisation of the Pacific, including Aotearoa New Zealand's continued inte...

Entry last updated: 14/05/24
Pacific history

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

The geographic region of the Pacific Islands includes Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia. It is believed that thousands of years ago people came to this reg...

Entry last updated: 19/09/23
Pacific Islands

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

The Pacific Islands are a group of islands spread across the South Pacific Ocean. They include the islands in Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia. The econom...

Entry last updated: 26/09/23
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
Finding a place in Aotearoa New Zealand

Regional Resources

Since the 1700s, new people have immigrated to Aotearoa. Some came in search of a better way of life or because their country was no longer safe. Newcomers c...

Entry last updated: 14/05/24
Country facts

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

There are many countries in the world and each country is unique with its own flag, national anthem, language, culture, climate, government and currency. Cou...

Entry last updated: 26/09/23
Immigration (New Zealand)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

The movement of people from one place to another is called migration, when people enter a new country to live, it is called immigration. Aotearoa New Zealand...

Entry last updated: 28/04/22