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French Revolution 1789

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

The French Revolution often referred to as the Revolution of 1789 took place in France between 1787 and 1799. It was a response to social and political inequ...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Korean War

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

The Korean War was fought between North Korea (Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea) and South Korea (Republic of Korea). North Korea had the support of Chin...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
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
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: 27/05/22
Industrial Revolution

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

The Industrial Revolution began in England in the late 18th century. Populations of cities grew rapidly in this cultural shift, which marked the change from ...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Ancient Greece

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Ancient Greece was one of the most advanced Civilisations of the ancient world. It was made up of city-states which were regions of Greece protected by a mai...

Entry last updated: 25/05/22
Tangiwai disaster 1953

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Tangiwai is the site of the worst railway disaster in New Zealand’s history. It happened on Christmas Eve 1953 when the Wellington to Auckland night express ...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Pacific navigation

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

In the early 13th to 17th century Māori, Polynesian and European voyagers journeyed to Aotearoa New Zealand for different reasons. They used waka (canoes), s...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Wahine disaster 1968

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

The Wahine was a ferry that ran between Lyttelton and Wellington. In 1968, it sank just off the coast of Wellington. Over fifty people died, making it one of...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Samoa

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Samoa is a country made up of nine volcanic islands in the South Pacific Ocean. The largest of these islands is Upolu - home to Samoa’s capital city. An inde...

Entry last updated: 15/07/22