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World War Two (primary sources)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Primary sources are things like letters, diaries, photos, poems and other documents written during the war or soon after by people who were involved in it. T...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
World War One (primary sources)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

People who lived during World War One and soon after left behind lots of diaries, photos, letters, manuscripts and other such documents that recorded events,...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
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
World War One (New Zealand involvement)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

World War One, also called the First World War or the Great War, took place between 1914 and 1918. New Zealand was part of the British Empire then, so we joi...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Jean Batten (1909 - 1982)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Jean Batten was an early New Zealand aviator. Gaining her pilot licence in 1930, she went on to break multiple records for fastest solo flights. She was famo...

Entry last updated: 28/04/22
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
Global warming

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Global warming is the long term rising of the Earth's temperature, caused by the greenhouse effect. The terms 'global warming' and 'climate change' are often...

Entry last updated: 25/05/22
Wahine disaster 1968

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

The Wahine was a ferry that ran between Lyttelton and Wellington. In 1968, it sank just off the coast of Wellington. Over fifty people died, making it one of...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
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
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