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Sovereignty vs rangatiratanga: wars, laws and policies

Regional Resources

This entry recommends websites where you can find information about the impacts of land laws on Māori, the New Zealand Wars, and attempts by Māori to find ju...

Entry last updated: 14/05/24
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
Events of New Plymouth

Regional Resources

Lots of things have happened that have had an impact on New Plymouth. The following resources explore these events and can offer some different perspectives.

Entry last updated: 14/05/24
Pike River Mine disaster 2010

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

The explosion at Pike River Mine on 19 November 2010 killed 29 men. This was a major disaster for New Zealand in recent times. Two years later the Royal Comm...

Entry last updated: 12/12/23
Places of New Plymouth

Regional Resources

There are many places that are significant to New Plymouth, known as Ngāmotu in te reo Māori. Use these resources to find out about their histories.

Entry last updated: 14/05/24
Sir Edmund Hillary (1919 - 2008)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Sir Edmund Hillary was a famous New Zealander who achieved many different things in his life. He is most well-known for climbing Mount Everest, the tallest m...

Entry last updated: 11/01/23
World War One (causes and impacts)

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

World War One was a major war fought between 1914 and 1918 which caused widespread destruction. More than 20 million people lost their lives. It has also bee...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
People of New Plymouth

Regional Resources

This page has some collections and websites you could look at if you'd like to find out about individual people or groups of people from New Plymouth.

Entry last updated: 14/05/24
Arctic

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

The Arctic region is the area around the North Pole.It includes parts of countries like Russia, Norway, Iceland, Sweden, Finland, Greenland, Canada, USA and ...

Entry last updated: 25/05/22
Places of Nelson

Regional Resources

There are many places that are significant to Nelson, known as Whakatū in te reo Māori. Use the recommended resources to find out about their histories.

Entry last updated: 14/05/24