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Events of Waikato

Regional Resources

Waikato, known for its rich, fertile farmland, was the scene of significant battles during the Land Wars of the mid-19th century. Find out how to explore the...

Entry last updated: 14/05/24
New Zealand Wars

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

The New Zealand Wars (ngā pakanga o Aotearoa) were a series of battles and smaller conflicts that took place between the 1840s and the 1870s mainly in the No...

Entry last updated: 1/06/23
Events of Hawke's Bay

Regional Resources

Throughout our history, lots of things have happened that have had an impact on Hawke's Bay. Use the recommended resources to find out about them.

Entry last updated: 14/05/24
Māori history

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Māori first arrived on the shores of Aotearoa New Zealand over 700 years ago (estimates range from 1250 to 1300 AD). They traveled by waka (canoe) from east...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Events of South Canterbury

Regional Resources

Lots of things have happened that have impacted life in South Canterbury. The following resources explore these events and can offer some different perspecti...

Entry last updated: 14/05/24
Hōne Heke (? - 1850)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Hōne Heke (Hōne Wiremu Heke Pōkai) was a Māori leader from the Ngāpuhi tribe, born in the early 1800s in the far north of New Zealand Aotearoa. He was known...

Entry last updated: 28/04/22
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: 5/05/23
Māori economy: opportunities and challenges

Regional Resources

This entry will help you find the best websites and databases that explore the history and development of the Māori economy including the challenges Māori fa...

Entry last updated: 14/05/24
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
Events of Waimakariri

Regional Resources

Lots of events have shaped the Waimakariri District as it is today. Here are some sources you could look at if you'd like to find out about these events.

Entry last updated: 14/05/24