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World War Two (causes and impacts)

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

World War II started in 1939 when many countries, including New Zealand, declared war on Germany when it attacked Poland. The rise of Fascism and Hitler's ne...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Country facts

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

There are many countries in the world and each country is unique with its own flag, national anthem, language, culture, climate, government and currency. Cou...

Entry last updated: 26/09/23
Erebus disaster 1979

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

The Erebus disaster is considered New Zealand's worst air accident. On 28 November 1979, Air New Zealand flight TE901 crashed on the slopes of Mount Erebus d...

Entry last updated: 7/07/22
Russian Revolution 1917

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

The Russian Revolution which lasted from 1917 to 1923 marked the end of the Romanov dynasty or Russian Imperial Rule. The Bolsheviks, led by Vladimir Lenin s...

Entry last updated: 4/10/23
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 p...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Boer Wars

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

There were two Boer Wars, or Anglo-Boer Wars. The first Boer War of 1880-1881 has also been named the Transvaal Rebellion, as the Boers of the Transvaal revo...

Entry last updated: 25/05/22
Classical music

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

Classical music has developed and changed over hundreds of years. Music from each of the four main eras has a distinct sound as composers experimented with e...

Entry last updated: 29/04/24
History (New Zealand)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Aotearoa New Zealand has a unique story involving a variety of people, places and events. In this entry we'll show you the best websites and books to use to ...

Entry last updated: 19/09/23
Inventors and inventions

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

People who discover new methods of doing things or technology which improve our lifestyle are called inventors. The new technologies which they develop are i...

Entry last updated: 25/05/22
New Zealand Wars (1840s-1870s)

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

The New Zealand Wars (ngā pakanga o Aotearoa), which happened between the 1840s and 1970s, were fought between Māori and government forces, which included Br...

Entry last updated: 29/04/24