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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
Kiribati

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

The Republic of Kiribati (pronounced 'Kiri-bas') is a country in the South Pacific Ocean that speaks English and Gilbertese (or I-Kiribati). Made up of 33 is...

Entry last updated: 15/07/22
Kapa haka

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Kapa haka is a traditional Māori performing art involving songs (waiata), dance and chanting. Kapa haka is performed by groups on a marae and in a variety of...

Entry last updated: 15/07/22
Gold rush (New Zealand)

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

The New Zealand gold rush began with the discovery of gold in the Coromandel area in 1852. As more gold was discovered, people came to New Zealand from all o...

Entry last updated: 7/07/22
Space exploration

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Humans have been fascinated with the stars for thousands of years, but were unable to visit space until the 20th century. Space exploration began in 1957 whe...

Entry last updated: 5/07/22
Moon

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

People have been interested in the Moon since ancient times. One of the reasons for this is that it is the most visible body in the sky, apart from the Sun. ...

Entry last updated: 4/07/22
Singers and musicians (New Zealand)

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Famous people are people who are well known throughout the world for what they have done. They come from all areas of life, including music, sport, politics,...

Entry last updated: 13/06/22
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: 1/06/22
Rocky shore (New Zealand)

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

The rocky shore is a unique part of New Zealand's coastline and is a habitat which is home to many sea creatures, and shorebirds. The rocky shore is also at ...

Entry last updated: 27/05/22
Recycling

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

To recycle means to treat or process waste material so that it can be used again (reused). Recycling is important because it helps reduce pollution and keep ...

Entry last updated: 27/05/22