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Matariki (junior)

Junior Primary (Years 1 - 4)

Matariki is the Māori name for the star cluster also known as the Pleiades or Seven Sisters. The Matariki cluster can be seen in the sky near the end of June...

Entry last updated: 25/11/21
Pike River Mine disaster 2010

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

The explosion at Pike River Mine on 19 November 2010 killed 29 men. This was a major disaster for New Zealand in recent times. Two years later the Royal Comm...

Entry last updated: 25/11/21
Māori culture & customs

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Māori were the first people to settle in New Zealand.They were known to have their own unique tikanga (customs). However the coming of the European settlers ...

Entry last updated: 25/11/21
New Zealand Wars (1840s-1870s)

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

The New Zealand Wars (ngā pakanga o Aotearoa), which happened between the 1840s and 1970s, were fought between Māori and government forces, which included Br...

Entry last updated: 25/11/21
World War Two (battles and campaigns)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

World War Two took place between 1939 to 1945. This war involved almost every part of the world. It became the deadliest in history, and resulted in the deat...

Entry last updated: 25/11/21
Renaissance

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

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: 25/11/21
World War One (animals)

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Millions of animals such as horses, dogs, donkeys, pigeons, cats, elephants, and even slugs served alongside the soldiers during World War One. They were use...

Entry last updated: 25/11/21
Evolution

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Evolution is a scientific theory used by biologist to explain how living things have changed over a long period of time. Charles Darwin, a British naturalist...

Entry last updated: 25/11/21
Water cycle (junior)

Junior Primary (Years 1 - 4)

Almost three-quarters of the Earth's surface is water. Earth's water is always moving around the planet. As the sun heats the water in rivers and oceans, the...

Entry last updated: 25/11/21
Easter

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Eating hot cross buns or going on an Easter egg hunt are two ways we celebrate Easter in New Zealand Aotearoa. In this article we'll look at the meaning of E...

Entry last updated: 25/11/21