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Great Barrier Reef

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

The Great Barrier Reef lies on the northeast coast of Australia. This natural reef is a unique ecosystem and home to hundreds of fish, turtles, dugong, whale...

Entry last updated: 13/12/23
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
Floods

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Floods happen when large amounts of water from rivers, oceans, seas and lakes overflow onto land. This can result in the loss of lives, and the destruction o...

Entry last updated: 13/12/23
Seas

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Seas can be partly enclosed by land or completely enclosed by land. Some seas are part of an ocean like the Tasman Sea in the Pacific Ocean. Some seas are ca...

Entry last updated: 13/12/23
Disasters (New Zealand)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

This entry focuses on New Zealand disasters like shipwrecks, mining disasters and transport disasters. These disasters are often referred to as accidents and...

Entry last updated: 12/12/23
Dame Whina Cooper (1895-1994)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Dame Whina Cooper, of Te Rarawa descent, was born in 1895 in northern Hokianga. She is best known for leading the famous 1975 land march (also called a hīkoi...

Entry last updated: 12/12/23
Pike River Mine disaster 2010

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

The explosion at Pike River Mine on 19 November 2010 killed 29 men. This was a major disaster for New Zealand in recent times. Two years later the Royal Comm...

Entry last updated: 12/12/23
Trade (New Zealand)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

New Zealand is far away from export markets and this has made trading an important part of our economy. In early colonial days, New Zealand exported goods li...

Entry last updated: 12/12/23
Oil and gas (fossil fuels)

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Oil and gas are fossil fuels which means they are formed from fossils, which are the remains of animals and plants that lived long ago. Fossil fuels are used...

Entry last updated: 12/12/23
Transportation

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Transportation is the movement of people or goods from place to place. People need transport to get to work, to shop, or to go on holiday. Transportation is ...

Entry last updated: 12/12/23