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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: 26/05/22
Sign language (junior)

Junior Primary (Years 1 - 4)

Sign language is the use of hands, body movements and face expressions to talk to people. The signs stand for letters, words or ideas and are used by people ...

Entry last updated: 17/06/22
Matariki

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Matariki is the Māori name for the star cluster also known as the Pleiades or Seven Sisters in other cultures. The rise of Matariki in mid-winter marks the s...

Entry last updated: 1/08/22
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: 15/07/22
Māori Land March 1975

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

On 13 September 1975, around 5000 people marched from Te Hāpua in the North Island down to Wellington. This Māori land march or hīkoi (march) led by Ngāpuhi ...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Māori history

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Māori first arrived on the shores of Aotearoa New Zealand over 700 years ago (estimates range from 1250 to 1300 AD). They traveled by waka (canoe) from east ...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Māori leaders and heroes

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

There are many past and present Māori leaders and Māori heroes whose achievements and special qualities make them stand out in both the Māori and Pākehā worl...

Entry last updated: 25/05/22
Role models

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

A role model is a person that you look up to, respect, and want to be like. You get to choose your own role models based on the kind of person you want to be...

Entry last updated: 4/10/22
Sign language (New Zealand)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Sign language is a way to communicate using body movements, facial expressions, and hand signals to give meaning. It is used when speech is not possible. For...

Entry last updated: 27/05/22
Women's suffrage (New Zealand)

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

On 19 September 1893 New Zealand became the first self-governing country to enfranchise women or give women the right to vote. Voting rights for women or wom...

Entry last updated: 17/10/22