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Stone Age

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

The Stone Age was a period in prehistoric times that lasted millions of years. The word 'prehistoric' means a time before people created writing to keep reco...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Cryptocurrency

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

A cryptocurrency is a virtual or digital currency built on cryptography (secure communication techniques). Bitcoin was the first cryptocurrency and created b...

Entry last updated: 18/08/23
Tsunamis

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Tsunamis are destructive surges of water or waves in a sea, or large lake. They are caused by a significant movement on the sea bed, from an earthquake, a vo...

Entry last updated: 12/10/23
Lakes (New Zealand)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

New Zealand is a land of lakes. Lakes are home to birds, native fish, and small creatures such as worms, mites, dragonflies, snails, and mussels. Pollution o...

Entry last updated: 12/10/23
Digital citizenship

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Digital citizenship is about the way people use the internet and interact with social media. It includes thinking critically about the things you find online...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Mount Tarawera eruption 1886

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

On 10 June 1886, the eruption of Mount Tarawera shook the volcanic plateau of the North Island in Aotearoa New Zealand. Ash and debris from the volcano burie...

Entry last updated: 1/04/22
People of Southland

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 Southland.

Entry last updated: 14/05/24
Sign language (New Zealand)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Sign language is a way to communicate using body movements, facial expressions, and hand signals to give meaning. It is used when speech is not possible. For...

Entry last updated: 27/05/22
Declaration of Independence (New Zealand)

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

He Whakaputanga o te Rangatiratanga – The Declaration of Independence was signed on 28 October 1835 by 34 northern Māori chiefs. The document declared the in...

Entry last updated: 1/12/23
Genetic modification

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

Genetic modification (GM) is when the genome of an organism (like a plant or an animal) is changed when new genetic material is added. This could be a gene t...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22