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Economic independence and vulnerability

Regional Resources

This entry will help you find information about the history behind Auckland's economic progress and independence, and the factors that impacted it.

Entry last updated: 14/05/24
Animal pests (New Zealand)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

An animal becomes a pest if it begins to cause considerable economic or environmental damage. Animal pests such as stoats, possums, deer, cats and mice were ...

Entry last updated: 25/05/22
Globalisation

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Globalisation or globalization is the way in which our world has become more integrated, or joined up. It is about economics and trade, science and technolog...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Technology and economic development

Regional Resources

This entry will help you understand how advances in technology and land acquisition developed Auckland's economy but greatly impacted Māori and their economy.

Entry last updated: 14/05/24
Transportation

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Transportation is the movement of people or goods from place to place. People need transport to get to work, to shop, or to go on holiday. Transportation is ...

Entry last updated: 12/12/23
Mining (New Zealand)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Māori were the first to use pounamu (greenstone) and stone to make tools, weapons and ornaments. In the 1840s, coal and gold were discovered and mining began...

Entry last updated: 12/12/23
Deforestation

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Forests are a vital part of life on earth, and many animals and people rely on forests to survive. Deforestation is when forests are cleared or thinned out, ...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Business

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

Business generally refers to organisations that seek profits by providing goods or services in exchange for money. Businesses are an important part of New Ze...

Entry last updated: 16/10/23
Māori economy: opportunities and challenges

Regional Resources

This entry will help you find the best websites and databases that explore the history and development of the Māori economy including the challenges Māori fa...

Entry last updated: 14/05/24
Great Depression

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

The Great Depression lasted from 1929 until the mid-1930s. It started with the Wall Street Crash (also known as the Stock Market Crash), and led to people al...

Entry last updated: 15/07/22