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Nelson Mandela (1918-2013)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was born on 18 July 1918, into the Madiba clan in the village of Mvezo, in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. He is best known for h...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
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
Conscientious objectors

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

A conscientious objector (CO) is someone who is against using weapons to kill. CO's claim the right to refuse to be part of any kind of armed forces training...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Mount Tarawera eruption 1886

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

On 10 June 1886, the eruption of Mount Tarawera shook the volcanic plateau of the North Island in Aotearoa New Zealand. Ash and debris from the volcano burie...

Entry last updated: 1/04/22
New Zealand Wars

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

The New Zealand Wars (ngā pakanga o Aotearoa) were a series of battles and smaller conflicts that took place between the 1840s and the 1870s mainly in the No...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Holocaust (World War Two)

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

Holocaust is the name given to the systematic persecution and extermination of over six million Jews and others in Europe during the World War Two. The plan ...

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

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Aotearoa New Zealand has a unique story involving a variety of people, places and events. In this entry we'll show you the best websites and books to use to ...

Entry last updated: 17/05/22
Sir Edmund Hillary (1919 - 2008)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Sir Edmund Hillary was a famous New Zealander who achieved many different things in his life. He is most well-known for climbing Mount Everest, the tallest m...

Entry last updated: 27/05/22
Springbok Rugby Tour 1981

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

In 1981 the South African rugby team, the Springboks came to tour New Zealand. They had toured before, but the South African apartheid system was causing an ...

Entry last updated: 5/09/22
World War Two (New Zealand involvement)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

On 5 September 1941, Prime Minister Joseph Savage announced that New Zealand would be joining World War Two. Even thought New Zealand was in the war to suppo...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22