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Buddhism

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Buddhism is a belief system based on the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama who lived in the 6th century BC. He was called Buddha which means The Enlightened On...

Entry last updated: 11/08/22
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
Islam

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Islam is the second largest religion in the world, and believers of Islam are called Muslims. Muslims believe in one god, Allah, whose revelations were given...

Entry last updated: 11/08/22
Christianity

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Christianity is the biggest religion in the world. It is based on the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth, or Jesus Christ. People who follow the religio...

Entry last updated: 11/08/22
Singers and musicians (New Zealand)

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

New Zealand's singers and musicians have been influenced by music brought in by the early settlers, Māori music tradition and popular music trends over the y...

Entry last updated: 21/05/24
Seasons (junior)

Junior Primary (Years 1 - 4)

Years are split into seasons. In many places, such as New Zealand, there are four seasons. They are spring, summer, autumn (or fall), and winter. In tropical...

Entry last updated: 27/05/22
Ngā pūoro Māori (Māori music)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Māori music has many important composers, some of whom use traditional mōteatea (chanted song-poetry), and others whose music includes introduced musical sty...

Entry last updated: 28/06/23
Ngā toi Māori (Māori arts and crafts)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

The term Ngā toi Māori covers a very large range of different kinds of Māori art, from traditional practices to contemporary art. Some forms of Māori art sha...

Entry last updated: 13/12/23
European art history

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

European Art is a visual art that has many stylistic periods that show the topical subjects, artistic styles and social influences of that time. The stylisti...

Entry last updated: 14/12/23
Stones & shells (New Zealand)

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Pāua shells and gemstones like pounamu are considered precious taonga (treasures) in Aotearoa New Zealand. Our long shorelines are covered with shells of all...

Entry last updated: 3/11/23