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Role models

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

A role model is a person that you look up to, respect, and want to be like. You get to choose your own role models based on the kind of person you want to be...

Entry last updated: 4/10/22
Pacific navigation

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

In the early 13th to 17th century Māori, Polynesian and European voyagers journeyed to Aotearoa New Zealand for different reasons. They used waka (canoes), s...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Māori culture & customs

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Māori were the first people to settle in New Zealand.They were known to have their own unique tikanga (customs). However the coming of the European settlers ...

Entry last updated: 16/10/23
Great Barrier Reef

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

The Great Barrier Reef lies on the northeast coast of Australia. This natural reef is a unique ecosystem and home to hundreds of fish, turtles, dugong, whale...

Entry last updated: 13/12/23
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
Planets

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Planets are round objects that move in circles around stars. There are 8 planets in our solar system (including Earth), and 5 dwarf planets. These planets mo...

Entry last updated: 3/02/23
Oceans

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

The world or global ocean is a large body of salt water that covers the earth. It is divided into 5 oceans — Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Indian Ocean, Arc...

Entry last updated: 13/12/23
Immigration (New Zealand)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

The movement of people from one place to another is called migration, when people enter a new country to live, it is called immigration. Aotearoa New Zealand...

Entry last updated: 28/04/22
Floating and sinking

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Floating and sinking are about weight and the force or upthrust of water. When an object is put into water the force of the water pushes it up. If the weight...

Entry last updated: 4/10/23