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European art history

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

European Art is a visual art that has many stylistic periods that show the topical subjects, artistic styles and social influences of that time. The stylisti...

Entry last updated: 14/12/23
Ngā toi Māori (Māori arts and crafts)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

The term Ngā toi Māori covers a very large range of different kinds of Māori art, from traditional practices to contemporary art. Some forms of Māori art sha...

Entry last updated: 13/12/23
Stone Age

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

The Stone Age was a period in prehistoric times that lasted millions of years. The word 'prehistoric' means a time before people created writing to keep reco...

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

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

New Zealand is known for its limestone or karst caves and cave systems. Many are known for their formations and glow-worms. This entry will give you informat...

Entry last updated: 1/03/23
Renaissance

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

The Renaissance followed the Middle Ages in Europe. It lasted from the mid-14th century to the mid-17th century (1350-1650 AD), and was a time of great scien...

Entry last updated: 27/05/22
Hawke's Bay earthquake 1931

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

The Hawke's Bay Earthquake (also known as the Napier Earthquake) occurred on the morning of Tuesday 3 February 1931. The quake devastated the region, injured...

Entry last updated: 22/07/22
Inca civilisation

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

The Inca Empire stretched across the central Andes region of South America, with the capital city of Cuzco located in modern-day Peru. The Incas were famous ...

Entry last updated: 12/01/23
Kapa haka

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Kapa haka is a traditional Māori performing art involving songs (waiata), dance and chanting. Kapa haka is performed by groups on a marae and in a variety of...

Entry last updated: 15/07/22
Religion and beliefs

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Religion is important to many people as it forms part of their identity and culture. Many religions involve beliefs, practices, rituals, prayer, and meditati...

Entry last updated: 12/01/23
Music

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Music is the pattern of sounds produced by people singing or playing instruments. It is also the art of creating or performing music. Written music uses symb...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22