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Rocky shore (New Zealand)

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

The rocky shore is a unique part of New Zealand's coastline and is a habitat which is home to many sea creatures, and shorebirds. The rocky shore is also at ...

Entry last updated: 3/11/23
Canterbury earthquakes 2010-2011

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

At 4:35 am on 4 September 2010, an earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter Scale shook Christchurch west, in the Canterbury region causing damage to houses a...

Entry last updated: 10/01/23
Deforestation

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Forests are a vital part of life on earth, and many animals and people rely on forests to survive. Deforestation is when forests are cleared or thinned out, ...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Animals

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

The world of animals has been divided into different groups or classifications based on their characteristics. While some species of animals have been domest...

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

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 Nelson.

Entry last updated: 14/05/24
World War Two (causes and impacts)

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

World War II started in 1939 when many countries, including New Zealand, declared war on Germany when it attacked Poland. The rise of Fascism and Hitler's ne...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
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
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