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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

Mountains (New Zealand)

Aotearoa New Zealand is a mountainous country made up of the North and South Islands, with 60% of the South Island being covered in mountains. These mountain... Entry last updated: 13/06/17

Disasters (New Zealand)

This entry focuses on New Zealand disasters like shipwrecks, mining disasters and transport disasters. These disasters are often referred to as accidents and... Entry last updated: 27/07/17

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

Sustainability

A sustainable situation is one that can continue. Examples of sustainability include an environment that can maintain a certain level of biodiversity, or an ... Entry last updated: 21/03/19

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

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

Sir Charles Upham (1908 - 1994)

Sir 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 figh... Entry last updated: 08/01/18

Singers and musicians (New Zealand)

Famous people are people who are well known throughout the world for what they have done. They come from all areas of life, including music, sport, politics,... Entry last updated: 14/05/18

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 of... Entry last updated: 24/08/18
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