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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
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
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 (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
Places of Nelson

Regional Resources

There are many places that are significant to Nelson, known as Whakatū in te reo Māori. Use the recommended resources to find out about their histories.

Entry last updated: 14/05/24
Changing views on conflict

Regional Resources

This entry recommends resources to find out how New Zealand's involvement and views of conflict have changed over time, and how wars are commemorated. It als...

Entry last updated: 14/05/24
Events of New Plymouth

Regional Resources

Lots of things have happened that have had an impact on New Plymouth. The following resources explore these events and can offer some different perspectives.

Entry last updated: 14/05/24
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