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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
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
People of Otago

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 Otago.

Entry last updated: 14/05/24
Dame Whina Cooper (1895-1994)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Dame Whina Cooper, of Te Rarawa descent, was born in 1895 in northern Hokianga. She is best known for leading the famous 1975 land march (also called a hīkoi...

Entry last updated: 12/12/23
World War Two (junior)

Junior Primary (Years 1 - 4)

World War Two (WWII or WW2), also called the Second World War, took place between 1939 and 1945. It is called a world war because most of the world's major c...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Ancient Egypt

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

The ancient Egyptian civilization began around 5000 years ago. It was located in northeast Africa along the River Nile. During this time the ancient Egyptian...

Entry last updated: 20/05/24
Judaism

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Judaism originated in the Middle East between 3000 and 4000 years ago, and is the oldest of the three main monotheistic religions (the other two are Christia...

Entry last updated: 11/08/22
Conscientious objectors

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

A conscientious objector (CO) is someone who is against using weapons to kill. CO's claim the right to refuse to be part of any kind of armed forces training...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
People of Wellington

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 Wellington.

Entry last updated: 14/05/24
People of Christchurch

Regional Resources

Christchurch | Ōtautahi has a lot of local people who have made a difference to Christchurch, and sometimes the whole world. Here are some sources you could ...

Entry last updated: 14/05/24