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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
Food and nutrition

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

To meet our daily nutritional needs we all need to have a balanced diet. Having a balanced diet means choosing a variety of healthy food options during the d...

Entry last updated: 22/05/24
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: 13/02/23
Vikings

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Around the 9th century AD, Vikings traveled from Scandinavia to raid towns and settlements around Europe and the British Isles. These seafaring warriors from...

Entry last updated: 12/01/23
Samoa

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Samoa is a country made up of nine volcanic islands in the South Pacific Ocean. The largest of these islands is Upolu - home to Samoa’s capital city. An inde...

Entry last updated: 21/05/24
Niue

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Niue (pronounced like noo-ay) is an island in the Pacific Ocean. It is 261 square kilometres and has a population of 1620 people. Niue is a state that is par...

Entry last updated: 26/09/23
Tonga

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Tonga is a small island nation in the South Pacific Ocean known for its friendly people and natural beauty. It is made up of 171 islands, but only 45 of the ...

Entry last updated: 26/09/23
Ancient Greece

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Ancient Greece was one of the most advanced Civilisations of the ancient world. It was made up of city-states which were regions of Greece protected by a mai...

Entry last updated: 27/02/23
Ancient Rome

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

The era of ancient Rome lasted from 753 BC to 476 AD. Founded by king Romulus, Rome grew into a rich and powerful city. By 117 AD the Roman Empire included I...

Entry last updated: 11/04/23
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