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Role models

A role modelis a person that you look up to, respect, and want to be like. You get to choose your own role models based on the kind of person you want to be,... Entry last updated: 23/01/20

Famous people (New Zealand)

Famous New Zealanders come from all walks of life like, sport, politics, the arts, science and technology. They are famous because their achievements make th... Entry last updated: 16/02/17

Māori leaders and heroes

There are many past and present Māori leaders and Māori heroes whose achievements and special qualities make them stand out in both the Māori and Pākehā worl... Entry last updated: 06/04/17

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

Famous people

Famous people are people who are well known throughout the world for what they have done. They come from all areas of life, including politics, sport, music,... Entry last updated: 04/12/17

Evolution

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: 24/04/19

Jean Batten (1909 - 1982)

Jean Batten was an early New Zealand aviator. Gaining her pilot licence in 1930, she went on to break multiple records for fastest solo flights. She was famo... Entry last updated: 22/11/17

Kīngitanga (Māori King movement)

Kīngitanga, the Māori King movement, was founded in 1858 with the aim of uniting the different tribes of Māori under a single leader. The current king, Te Ar... Entry last updated: 17/04/20

Prime Ministers (New Zealand)

The Prime Minister is the political leader of the New Zealand government and the country. In this entry we will look at what the Prime Minister does. We'll a... Entry last updated: 20/06/17

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
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