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First encounters (New Zealand)

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

2019 marked 250 years since the first meeting between Māori and the Europeans. This happened when James Cook, on board the Endeavour, sighted New Zealand on ...

Entry last updated: 26/06/24
Sealing & whaling (New Zealand)

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Sealers and whalers from around the world started arriving in Aotearoa in the late 1700s. Māori probably didn't hunt whales before the arrival of whalers, bu...

Entry last updated: 26/06/24
Matariki

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Matariki is the Māori name for the star cluster also known as the Pleiades or Seven Sisters in other cultures. The rise of Matariki in mid-winter marks the s...

Entry last updated: 17/06/24
Samoa

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Samoa is a country made up of nine volcanic islands in the South Pacific Ocean. The largest of these islands is Upolu - home to Samoa’s capital city. An ind...

Entry last updated: 17/06/24
Maramataka

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Maramataka is the calendar of the Māori year. The year starts in Piripi (June/July) when the stars of Matariki can first be seen in the sky. Maramataka was t...

Entry last updated: 27/05/24