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Treaty of Waitangi

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Te Tiriti o Waitangi, or the Treaty of Waitangi, was signed on 6 February 1840, and since that time it has been the basis for the relationship between Māori ...

Entry last updated: 28/03/24
Sir Apirana Ngata (1874-1950)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Sir Apirana Ngata (1874-1950) was a Ngati Porou leader, lawyer and politician. He is famous for his work in Māori land development and reform, and for his s...

Entry last updated: 5/10/22
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 ind...

Entry last updated: 17/06/24
Queen Elizabeth II (1926-2022)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Queen Elizabeth II (1926-2022) was the Queen of the United Kingdom and other Commonwealth realms including New Zealand. She became queen in 1952 at the age o...

Entry last updated: 4/11/22
Islam

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Islam is the second largest religion in the world, and believers of Islam are called Muslims. Muslims believe in one god, Allah, whose revelations were give...

Entry last updated: 11/08/22
Cook Islands

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

The Cook Islands is a country in the Pacific Ocean made up of 15 different islands. Rarotonga is the largest of the 15 islands. The capital Avarua is found o...

Entry last updated: 26/09/23
Vanuatu

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Vanuatu, once known as the New Hebrides, gained independence from France and Britain in 1980. The country is made up of over 80 islands in the South Pacific....

Entry last updated: 16/05/24
Influenza pandemic 1918

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Influenza, most commonly called 'the flu' is a disease that is caused by a virus, which affects the upper and lower respiratory tract. In 1918 an influenza ...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
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 onlin...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Transportation

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Transportation is the movement of people or goods from place to place. People need transport to get to work, to shop, or to go on holiday. Transportation is ...

Entry last updated: 12/12/23