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Digital citizenship

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Digital citizenship is about the way people use the internet and interact with social media. It includes thinking critically about the things you find onlin...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Canterbury earthquakes 2010-2011

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

At 4:35 am on 4 September 2010, an earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter Scale shook Christchurch west, in the Canterbury region causing damage to houses a...

Entry last updated: 10/01/23
Decolonising the Pacific

Regional Resources

This entry will help you find the best websites and collections to explore the decolonisation of the Pacific, including Aotearoa New Zealand's continued inte...

Entry last updated: 14/05/24
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
Biology

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

Biology is the natural science that involves the study of life and living organisms from one-celled creatures to the most complex living organism of all - t...

Entry last updated: 25/05/22
Dawn Raids (New Zealand)

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

In the 1970s the New Zealand police went to the homes of Pacific Peoples who they believed had overstayed their visas or work permits. Many people were sent ...

Entry last updated: 17/06/24
Mana in Māori society

Regional Resources

This entry has websites to help you understand the different meanings of mana and its importance in political, social and traditional relationships in Māori ...

Entry last updated: 14/05/24
Places of the East Coast

Regional Resources

Gisborne District Council is divided into the East Coast and Poverty Bay. Gisborne, Te Araroa, Ruatoria, and Waikohu are some of the historic towns in this r...

Entry last updated: 14/05/24
People of the East Coast

Regional Resources

This section will help you get familiar with iwi, hapū, groups of people, and well-known names in politics, sport, and entertainment from this rohe (region).

Entry last updated: 14/05/24
Urbanisation and being Māori

Regional Resources

This entry will help you find information about Māori migration to cities, their challenges, and what this meant for their identity as Māori. You will also f...

Entry last updated: 14/05/24