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Elections (New Zealand)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

General elections (or parliamentary elections) are held every 3 years when New Zealanders get the opportunity to decide who will govern the country. Aotearoa...

Entry last updated: 1/12/23
Oil and gas (fossil fuels)

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Oil and gas are fossil fuels which means they are formed from fossils, which are the remains of animals and plants that lived long ago. Fossil fuels are used...

Entry last updated: 12/12/23
Anzac

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

ANZAC stands for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps. It came about in 1914 during World War One when the Australian Army and the New Zealand Army formed ...

Entry last updated: 5/05/23
Transforming te taiao

Regional Resources

This entry will help you find information on the changes made to the environment by pre-European Māori, and their care and connections to te taiao (the natur...

Entry last updated: 14/05/24
Composers (Classical)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

People who write music are called composers. Music is written using musical symbols called notation so that musicians can read it. This written music is call...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Physics

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

Everything on earth and everything in the universe moves and interacts, and forces play a big part in that. Physics studies those forces and interactions. Ph...

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
Planets (junior)

Junior Primary (Years 1 - 4)

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: 28/06/23
Colonial power in the Pacific

Regional Resources

This entry has collections and websites to help explore the history of New Zealand's presence and colonial power in the Pacific. It has examples of the rise ...

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

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

New Zealand is a land of lakes. Lakes are home to birds, native fish, and small creatures such as worms, mites, dragonflies, snails, and mussels. Pollution o...

Entry last updated: 12/10/23