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Soccer

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Soccer (also called Football) is a team sport of 11 players each trying to score points by moving a ball into a goal using their feet.

Entry last updated: 18/08/23
Netball

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Netball was adapted from an early version of basketball in the 1890s in the United States. Today it is a popular sport for girls and women in New Zealand and...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Basketball

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Basketball is a team sport. Two teams of five players try to score points by shooting the basketball through the other team’s hoop. The ball can be bounced o...

Entry last updated: 25/05/22
Cricket

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Cricket was an important summer sport in Britain, as far back as the 13th century. The British then introduced this game to the colonies. Cricket is popular...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
People of the East Coast

Regional Resources

This section will help you get familiar with iwi, hapū, groups of people, and well-known names in politics, sport, and entertainment from this rohe (region).

Entry last updated: 14/05/24
Rugby

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Rugby is a team sport that is played on a field, using an oval ball. The ball can be kicked or thrown between players, and teams score points by kicking the ...

Entry last updated: 6/11/23
Olympic Games

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

The Olympic Games are one of the biggest sporting events in the world. Athletes from hundreds of countries meet to compete for gold, silver, and bronze medal...

Entry last updated: 27/06/24
Commonwealth Games

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

The Commonwealth Games started in 1930 called the British Empire games. After a couple of name changes, they were called the Commonwealth Games in 1978. Lik...

Entry last updated: 17/08/22
Explorers (junior)

Junior Primary (Years 1 - 4)

Explorers travel to new places to learn about the land and what lives and grows there. They are looking for new things that are different from other places t...

Entry last updated: 29/04/24
Springbok Rugby Tour 1981

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

In 1981 the South African rugby team, the Springboks came to tour New Zealand. They had toured before, but the South African apartheid system was causing an ...

Entry last updated: 18/08/23