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Early settlers (New Zealand)

European settlers began to arrive in New Zealand from 1769. Find out how they arrived, where they came from, what life was like then, and how they interacted... Entry last updated: 15/06/18

Immigration (New Zealand)

The movement of people from one place to another is called migration, when people enter a new country to live, it is called immigration. Aotearoa New Zealand... Entry last updated: 11/01/17

History (New Zealand)

Aotearoa New Zealand has a unique story involving a variety of people, places and events. In this entry we'll show you the best websites and books to use to ... Entry last updated: 01/05/20

Caves (New Zealand)

New Zealand is known for its limestone or karst caves and cave systems. Many are famous for their formations and glowworms. This entry will give you informat... Entry last updated: 08/01/19

Charles Upham (1908 - 1994)

Charles Upham was a New Zealand soldier who fought in World War II in Europe and North Africa. He received many awards for bravery, and was the only fighting... Entry last updated: 30/10/19

Pacific navigation

In the early 13th to 17th century Māori, Polynesian and European voyagers did not have maps or tools to guide them to New Zealand. They used double-hulled ca... Entry last updated: 24/08/18

Gold rush (New Zealand)

The New Zealand gold rush began with a discovery of gold in the Coromandel area in 1852. As more gold was discovered, people came to New Zealand from all ove... Entry last updated: 14/05/18

Parihaka

Parihaka was a Māori settlement in Taranaki around the 1860’s when New Zealand was a British colony, and land was being divided up and given to European sett... Entry last updated: 19/10/18

Māori leaders and heroes

There are many past and present Māori leaders and Māori heroes whose achievements and special qualities make them stand out in both the Māori and Pākehā worl... Entry last updated: 06/04/17

Māori Battalion

Even though there was a Māori contingent in the First World War, the 28th Māori Battalion was only established in October 1939. Part of the 2nd New Zealand E... Entry last updated: 08/02/19
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