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Inca civilisation

The Inca Empire stretched across the central Andes region of South America, with the capital city of Cuzco located in modern-day Peru. The Incas were famous ... Entry last updated: 22/11/17

Cricket

Cricket was an important summer sport in Britain, as far back as the 13th century. The British then introduced this game to the colonies. Cricket is popular ... Entry last updated: 31/05/19

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

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

Renaissance

The Renaissance followed the Middle Ages in Europe. It lasted from the mid-14th century to the mid-17th century (1350-1650 AD), and was a time of great scien... Entry last updated: 15/03/19

World War One (primary sources)

Primary sources are things like diaries, photos and other documents written during the war or soon after by people who were involved in it. Entry last updated: 07/02/17

Māori Land March 1975

On 13 September 1975, around 5000 people marched from Te Hāpua in the North Island down to Wellington. This Māori land march or hīkoi (march) led by Ngāpuhi ... Entry last updated: 29/05/19

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

Civil Rights Movement (United States)

The American Civil Rights Movement began in the 1950s. It was a mass protest by African American people against segregation and discrimination based on race ... Entry last updated: 11/09/18

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: 12/04/17
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