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Māori Battalion

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Even though there was a Māori contingent in the First World War, the 28th Māori Battalion was only established in October 1939. Part of the 2nd New Zealand E...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Boer Wars

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

There were two Boer Wars, or Anglo-Boer Wars. The first Boer War of 1880-1881 has also been named the Transvaal Rebellion, as the Boers of the Transvaal revo...

Entry last updated: 25/05/22
World War One (New Zealand involvement)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

World War One, also called the First World War or the Great War, took place between 1914 and 1918. New Zealand was part of the British Empire then, so we joi...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
World War One (animals)

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Millions of animals such as horses, dogs, donkeys, pigeons, cats, elephants, and even slugs served alongside the soldiers during World War One. They were use...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
World War One (primary sources)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

People who lived during World War One and soon after left behind lots of diaries, photos, letters, manuscripts and other such documents that recorded events,...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Charles Upham (1908 - 1994)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Charles Upham was a New Zealand soldier who fought in World War II in Europe and North Africa. He received many awards for bravery, and was the only fighting...

Entry last updated: 14/04/22
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
Russian Revolution 1917

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

The Russian Revolution which lasted from 1917 to 1923 marked the end of the Romanov dynasty or Russian Imperial Rule. The Bolsheviks, led by Vladimir Lenin s...

Entry last updated: 27/05/22
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
Inventors and inventions

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

People who discover new methods of doing things or technology which improve our lifestyle are called inventors. The new technologies which they develop are i...

Entry last updated: 25/05/22