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Human rights

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Human rights are simply basic rights that every human is entitled to regardless of their nationality, age, ethnic origin, gender, religion or language. The ...

Entry last updated: 5/09/22
Changing views on conflict

Regional Resources

This entry recommends resources to find out how New Zealand's involvement and views of conflict have changed over time, and how wars are commemorated. It als...

Entry last updated: 14/05/24
Korean War

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

The Korean War was fought between North Korea (Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea) and South Korea (Republic of Korea). North Korea had the support of Chin...

Entry last updated: 24/07/23
Cold War (1947-1991)

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

Following World War Two, the period from 1945 until the 1991 was known as the Cold War. This was an international struggle for power between communist nation...

Entry last updated: 1/08/22
Refugees (worldwide)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

When people are unsafe in their home country and leave to find safety (or refuge) in another country they are known as refugees. Refugees have been escaping ...

Entry last updated: 27/06/24
Queen Elizabeth II (1926-2022)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Queen Elizabeth II (1926-2022) was the Queen of the United Kingdom and other Commonwealth realms including New Zealand. She became queen in 1952 at the age o...

Entry last updated: 4/11/22
Declaration of Independence (New Zealand)

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

He Whakaputanga o te Rangatiratanga – The Declaration of Independence was signed on 28 October 1835 by 34 northern Māori chiefs. The document declared the i...

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: 26/06/24
Great Barrier Reef

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

The Great Barrier Reef lies on the northeast coast of Australia. This natural reef is a unique ecosystem and home to hundreds of fish, turtles, dugong, whale...

Entry last updated: 13/12/23
Nuclear-free New Zealand

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

New Zealand is a nuclear-free zone, which means no nuclear weapons or nuclear powered ships are allowed in our territory. Find out how New Zealanders protest...

Entry last updated: 15/07/22