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Pūrākau (Māori origin stories)

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Māori myths and legends run through all aspects of life in Aotearoa, from the creation of people to elements of the natural world such as the sea, sky, weath...

Entry last updated: 12/07/23
Myths and legends

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Every culture has its own collection of myths and legends. Legends are semi-true stories based on historical facts, events, and people, whereas myths are sto...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
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: 27/05/22
World War One (junior)

Junior Primary (Years 1 - 4)

World War One, also called the First World War, took place between 1914 and 1918. It is called a 'world war' because so many different countries were involve...

Entry last updated: 1/12/23
Refugees (New Zealand)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Refugees are people who have been forced to leave their homeland because of war or persecution. Many countries, including New Zealand, have a refugee quota —...

Entry last updated: 27/05/22
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: 16/02/23
Fair trade

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Fair Trade is a movement that aims for better trading conditions between developing countries and the developed world. It is based on a trading partnership b...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Hōne Heke (? - 1850)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Hōne Heke (Hōne Wiremu Heke Pōkai) was a Māori leader from the Ngāpuhi tribe, born in the early 1800s in the far north of New Zealand Aotearoa. He was known ...

Entry last updated: 28/04/22
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
Anzac

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

ANZAC stands for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps. It came about in 1914 during World War One when the Australian Army and the New Zealand Army formed t...

Entry last updated: 5/05/23