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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

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

Middle Ages

European history between about 500 and 1500 AD is known as the Middle Ages or Medieval period. People think of the Middle Ages as a time of knights and castl... Entry last updated: 31/08/18

First encounters (New Zealand)

2019 marks 250 years since the first meetings between Māori and Europeans during James Cook and the Endeavour's 1769 voyage from England to Aotearoa (New Zea... Entry last updated: 12/11/18

World War One (battles and campaigns)

World War One was a major global conflict fought between July 28, 1914, and November 11, 1918. It involved 28 countries and although it was fought mainly in ... Entry last updated: 28/03/19

Pacific navigation

In the early 13th to 17th century Māori, Polynesian and European voyagers did not have maps or tools to guide them to New Zealand. They used double-hulled ca... Entry last updated: 24/08/18

Captain Cook (1728 - 1779)

Captain James Cook was an English sea captain and explorer. He spent many years sailing around and mapping the South Pacific. He is credited with being one o... Entry last updated: 01/11/18

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

Explorers and exploration

Over time explorers have travelled widely to visit undiscovered parts of the world. There have been many periods of exploration from the Ancient Greeks and R... Entry last updated: 03/10/17

Vikings

Around the 9th century AD, Vikings traveled from Scandinavia to raid towns and settlements around Europe and the United Kingdom. These seafaring warriors fro... Entry last updated: 04/12/17
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