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Dame Whina Cooper (1895 - 1994)

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 hī... Entry last updated: 11/09/18

Government (New Zealand)

New Zealand has a democratic system of government, with elections taking place every three years. The head of government is the Prime Minister. The system... Entry last updated: 07/09/18

Great Depression

The 'Great Depression' lasted from 1929 until the mid-1930s. It started with the 'Wall Street Crash' (also known as the 'Stock Market Crash'), and led to ... Entry last updated: 03/08/18

Globalisation

Globalisation or globalization is the way in which our world has become more integrated, or joined up. It is about economics and trade, science and techno... Entry last updated: 03/08/18

Early settlers (New Zealand)

Early European settlers traveled a very long way by ship to get to Aotearoa New Zealand. Find out about why they left, what their journey was like, and ho... Entry last updated: 25/06/18
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