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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 hīkoi... Entry last updated: 11/09/18

Treaty of Waitangi

Te Tiriti o Waitangi, or the Treaty of Waitangi, was signed on 6 February 1840, and since that time it has been the basis for the relationship between Māori ... Entry last updated: 23/03/17

Health and well-being (hauora)

Health and well-being are important aspects in our life. Hauora is a Māori view of health unique to New Zealand, and covers the physical, mental, social and ... Entry last updated: 10/10/17

Kiwiana (New Zealand)

The popular culture of New Zealand is unique, and incorporates elements from the heritage of all of its residents. This culture is seen in particular items o... Entry last updated: 16/01/17

Native plants (New Zealand)

Native plants are plants that are indigenous to or originate from a specific country. New Zealand has a wide variety of native plants which are unique as the... Entry last updated: 12/01/17

Declaration of Independence (New Zealand)

He Whakaputanga o te Rangatiratanga – The Declaration of Independence was signed on 28 October 1835 by 34 northern Māori chiefs. The document declared the in... Entry last updated: 22/05/17

Cook Islands

The Cook Islands is a country in the Pacific Ocean made up of 15 different islands. Rarotonga is the largest of the 15 islands. The capital Avarua is found o... Entry last updated: 14/03/18

Sir Apirana Ngata (1874 - 1950)

Sir Apirana Ngata (1874-1950) was a Ngati Porou leader, lawyer and politician. He is famous for his work in Māori land development and reform, and for his su... Entry last updated: 24/05/17

Religion and beliefs

Religion is important to many people, forming part of their identity and beliefs. Combined with superstition, religion has been very important during human h... Entry last updated: 22/11/17

Hōne Heke (? - 1850)

Hōne Heke (Hōne Wiremu Heke Pōkai) was a Māori leader from the Ngāpuhi tribe, born in the early 1800s in the far north of New Zealand Aotearoa. He was known ... Entry last updated: 02/05/17
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