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Tourism (New Zealand)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

New Zealand is a very popular tourist destination and international tourism is one of the largest contributors to the economy. The country's diverse scenic b...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Sailing

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Sailing is the use of sails and wind to move a boat forward on a sea, river or lake. People in Aotearoa New Zealand have been sailing for hundreds of years. ...

Entry last updated: 27/05/22
Māori Land March 1975

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

On 13 September 1975, around 5000 people marched from Te Hāpua in the North Island down to Wellington. This Māori land march or hīkoi (march) led by Ngāpuhi ...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Civil Rights Movement (United States)

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

The American Civil Rights Movement began in the 1950s. It was a mass protest by African American people against segregation and discrimination based on race ...

Entry last updated: 25/05/22
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
Dame Whina Cooper (1895-1994)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Dame Whina Cooper, of Te Rarawa descent, was born in 1895 in northern Hokianga. She is best known for leading the famous 1975 land march (also called a hīkoi...

Entry last updated: 4/10/22
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
Influenza pandemic 1918

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Influenza, most commonly called 'the flu' is a disease that is caused by a virus, which affects the upper and lower respiratory tract. In 1918 an influenza p...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
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
Nuclear disasters

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Nuclear power is another source of power like wind, water or solar power. It is a cheap, reliable and clean source of energy, however the biggest disadvantag...

Entry last updated: 15/07/22