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World War One (battles and campaigns)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

World War One was a major global conflict fought between July 28, 1914, and November 11, 1918. It involved 28 countries and although it was fought mainly in ...

Entry last updated: 14/07/22
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
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
Cold War (1947-1991)

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

Following World War Two, the period from 1945 until the 1991 was known as the Cold War. This was an international struggle for power between communist nation...

Entry last updated: 1/08/22
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: 14/04/22
Conscientious objectors

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

A conscientious objector (CO) is someone who is against using weapons to kill. CO's claim the right to refuse to be part of any kind of armed forces training...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Sir Apirana Ngata (1874-1950)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Sir Apirana Ngata (1874-1950) was a Ngati Porou leader, lawyer and politician. He is famous for his work in Māori land development and reform, and for his su...

Entry last updated: 5/10/22
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
Māori culture and customs

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

The arrival of Kupe in Aotearoa marked the beginning of Māori culture and customs in New Zealand. The early Māori were known to have established their own tr...

Entry last updated: 15/07/22
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