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Sir Edmund Hillary (1919 - 2008)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Sir Edmund Hillary was a famous New Zealander who achieved many different things in his life. He is most well-known for climbing Mount Everest, the tallest m...

Entry last updated: 11/01/23
Wahine disaster 1968

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

The Wahine was a ferry that ran between Lyttelton and Wellington. In 1968, the ferry sank in a severe storm just off the coast of Wellington. Over fifty peop...

Entry last updated: 11/01/23
Mathematics (junior)

Junior Primary (Years 1 - 4)

Maths (short for mathematics) is all about numbers, patterns and shapes, and how you can learn to use them to solve math problems in everyday life.

Entry last updated: 11/01/23
Jean Batten (1909 - 1982)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Jean Batten was an early New Zealand aviator. Gaining her pilot licence in 1930, she went on to break multiple records for fastest solo flights. She was famo...

Entry last updated: 11/01/23
World War One

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

World War One, also called the First World War, took place between 1914 and 1918. New Zealand fought as part of the Allies (the British Empire, France, Russi...

Entry last updated: 10/01/23
Canterbury earthquakes 2010-2011

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

At 4:35 am on 4 September 2010, an earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter Scale shook Christchurch west, in the Canterbury region causing damage to houses a...

Entry last updated: 10/01/23
Christmas

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

For many Christians, Christmas marks the birth of Jesus. It is celebrated on 25 December in most countries around the world, and involves traditions like San...

Entry last updated: 10/01/23
Olympic Games

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

The Olympic Games are one of the biggest sporting events in the world. Athletes from hundreds of countries meet to compete for gold, silver, and bronze medal...

Entry last updated: 21/12/22
Mountains (New Zealand)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Aotearoa New Zealand is a mountainous country made up of the North and South Islands, with 60% of the South Island being covered in mountains. These mountain...

Entry last updated: 21/12/22
Pacific Islands

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

The Pacific Islands are a group of islands spread across the South Pacific Ocean. The economy of these small nations is largely based on agriculture, fishing...

Entry last updated: 21/12/22