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Classical music

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

Classical music has developed and changed over hundreds of years. Music from each of the four main eras has a distinct sound as composers experimented with e...

Entry last updated: 29/04/24
Music

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Music is the pattern of sounds produced by people singing or playing instruments. It is also the art of creating or performing music. Written music uses symb...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Ngā pūoro Māori (Māori music)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Māori music has many important composers, some of whom use traditional mōteatea (chanted song-poetry), and others whose music includes introduced musical sty...

Entry last updated: 28/06/23
Singers and musicians (New Zealand)

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

New Zealand's singers and musicians have been influenced by music brought in by the early settlers, Māori music tradition and popular music trends over the y...

Entry last updated: 21/05/24
Māori history

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Māori first arrived on the shores of Aotearoa New Zealand over 700 years ago (estimates range from 1250 to 1300 AD). They traveled by waka (canoe) from east ...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Māori Land March 1975

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

On 13 September 1975, around 5000 people marched from Te Hāpua in the North Island down to Wellington. This Māori land march or hīkoi (march) led by Ngāpuhi ...

Entry last updated: 6/11/23
Pacific history

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

The geographic region of the Pacific Islands includes Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia. It is believed that thousands of years ago people came to this reg...

Entry last updated: 19/09/23
People of Hawke's Bay

Regional Resources

Here are some sources you could look at if you'd like to find out about individual people or groups of people from Hawke's Bay.

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
Festivals and celebrations (New Zealand)

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

New Zealand observes many different festivals and celebrations throughout the year. These include arts, music and film festivals, as well as traditional cele...

Entry last updated: 11/08/22