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18 result(s) for World War Two in All Year Levels

Conscientious objectors

A conscientious objector (CO) is someone who is against using weapons to kill. CO's claim the right to refuse to be part of any kind of armed forces training... Entry last updated: 15/03/19

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: 08/01/18

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

Refugees (worldwide)

When people are unsafe in their home country and leave to find safety (or refuge) in another country they are known as refugees. Refugees have been escaping ... Entry last updated: 27/09/19

Māori culture and customs

The arrival of Kupe in Aotearoa marked the beginning of Māori culture and customs in New Zealand. The early Māori were known to have established their own tr... Entry last updated: 30/08/17

Māori history

Māori first arrived on the shores of Aotearoa New Zealand over 700 years ago (estimates range from 1250 to 1300 AD). They traveled by waka (canoe) from east ... Entry last updated: 29/05/19

Nuclear-free New Zealand

New Zealand is a nuclear-free zone, which means no nuclear weapons or nuclear powered ships are allowed in our territory. Find out how New Zealanders protest... Entry last updated: 31/08/17

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 how t... Entry last updated: 15/06/18
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