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Ballantyne's fire 1947

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Ballantynes is a well-known department store in Christchurch. On 18 November 1947 a fire broke out in the store and many workers became trapped on the upper ...

Entry last updated: 14/04/22
Tangiwai disaster 1953

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Tangiwai is the site of the worst railway disaster in New Zealand’s history. It happened on Christmas Eve 1953 when the Wellington to Auckland night express ...

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

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

The New Zealand gold rush began with the discovery of gold in the Coromandel area in 1852. As more gold was discovered, people came to New Zealand from all o...

Entry last updated: 7/07/22
Māori Battalion

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Even though there was a Māori contingent in the First World War, the 28th Māori Battalion was only established in October 1939. Part of the 2nd New Zealand E...

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

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

The culture of New Zealand is unique. It includes bits of history from various sections of society that go to make up New Zealand. You can see it in items li...

Entry last updated: 28/04/22
Scientists (New Zealand)

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

New Zealand has many great scientists that work in a lot of different areas of science. Their research and discoveries have a big effect on our world. In thi...

Entry last updated: 27/05/22
Māori culture and customs

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

The arrival of Kupe in Aotearoa marked the beginning of Māori culture and customs in New Zealand. The early Māori were known to have established their own tr...

Entry last updated: 15/07/22
World War One (junior)

Junior Primary (Years 1 - 4)

World War One, also called the First World War, took place between 1914 and 1918. It is called a 'world war' because so many different countries were involve...

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

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

New Zealand is known for its limestone or karst caves and cave systems. Many are famous for their formations and glowworms. This entry will give you informat...

Entry last updated: 25/05/22