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Māori culture & customs

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Māori were the first people to settle in New Zealand.They were known to have their own unique tikanga (customs). However the coming of the European settlers ...

Entry last updated: 16/10/23
Mayan civilisation

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

The Mayans are an ancient people that lived in South America thousands of years ago. They had a calendar more complicated than everyone else, and were amazin...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Human rights

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Human rights are simply basic rights that every human is entitled to regardless of their nationality, age, ethnic origin, gender, religion or language. The ...

Entry last updated: 5/09/22
Refugees (worldwide)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

When people are unsafe in their home country and leave to find safety (or refuge) in another country they are known as refugees. Refugees have been escaping ...

Entry last updated: 27/06/24
Early settlers (New Zealand)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

European settlers began to arrive in New Zealand from 1769. Find out how they arrived, where they came from, what life was like then, and how they interacted...

Entry last updated: 26/06/24
Vikings

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Around the 9th century AD, Vikings traveled from Scandinavia to raid towns and settlements around Europe and the British Isles. These seafaring warriors from...

Entry last updated: 12/01/23
Aztec civilisation

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

The Aztecs lived in the 13th to 16th century in Mexico. Their capital was Tenochtitlán. They worshipped many gods, were skilled in arts and crafts and perfor...

Entry last updated: 13/02/23
Ancient Rome

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

The era of ancient Rome lasted from 753 BC to 476 AD. Founded by king Romulus, Rome grew into a rich and powerful city. By 117 AD the Roman Empire included I...

Entry last updated: 11/04/23
Māori culture and customs

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

The arrival of Kupe in Aotearoa marked the beginning of Māori culture and customs in New Zealand. The early Māori were known to have established their own tr...

Entry last updated: 15/07/22
Christmas

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

For many Christians, Christmas marks the birth of Jesus. It is celebrated on 25 December in most countries around the world, and involves traditions like San...

Entry last updated: 12/01/24