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First encounters (New Zealand)

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

2019 marked 250 years since the first meeting between Māori and the Europeans. This happened when James Cook, on board the Endeavour, sighted New Zealand on ...

Entry last updated: 28/04/22
Colonialism

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

The world has a long history of colonialism. Colonialism is when one country takes political control over the land and people of another country, usually thr...

Entry last updated: 16/09/22
Aztec civilisation

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

The Aztecs lived in the 13th to 16th century in Mexico. Their capital was Tenochtitlán. They worshipped many gods, were skilled in arts and crafts and perfor...

Entry last updated: 25/05/22
Māori culture and customs

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

The arrival of Kupe in Aotearoa marked the beginning of Māori culture and customs in New Zealand. The early Māori were known to have established their own tr...

Entry last updated: 15/07/22
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: 26/05/22
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: 26/05/22
Māori culture & customs

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Māori were the first people to settle in New Zealand.They were known to have their own unique tikanga (customs). However the coming of the European settlers ...

Entry last updated: 15/07/22
Islands (New Zealand)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Aotearoa New Zealand is mainly known for its North and South Islands, but it is a nation surrounded by many islands. Some have interesting histories of being...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22