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Festivals and celebrations (New Zealand)

New Zealand observes many different festivals and celebrations throughout the year. These include arts , music and film festivals, as well as traditional cel... Entry last updated: 29/05/19

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year, also known as the Lunar New Year or the Spring Festival, is now one of the world's most celebrated festivals. It is the longest public holi... Entry last updated: 08/02/19

Diwali (festival of lights)

Diwali, known as the Hindu Festival of Lights has been celebrated for more than 2,500 years. It falls in either October or November each year, depending on t... Entry last updated: 10/07/19

Matariki (junior)

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: 26/07/19

Treaty of Waitangi

Te Tiriti o Waitangi, or the Treaty of Waitangi, was signed on 6 February 1840, and since that time it has been the basis for the relationship between Māori ... Entry last updated: 23/03/17

Matariki

Matariki is the Māori name for the star cluster also known as the Pleiades or Seven Sisters in other cultures. The rise of Matariki in mid-winter marks the s... Entry last updated: 20/04/17

Easter

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: 10/05/19

Sir Edmund Hillary (1919 - 2008)

Sir Edmund Hillary was a famous New Zealander who achieved many different things in his life. He is most well-known for climbing Mount Everest, the tallest m... Entry last updated: 09/08/17

World War One (experiences of war)

World War One was an international conflict that took place from 1914 to 1918, and was also known as The Great War. It began in Europe and involved over thir... Entry last updated: 14/05/19

Women's suffrage (New Zealand)

On 19 September 1893 New Zealand became the first self-governing country to enfranchise women or give women the right to vote. Voting rights for women or wom... Entry last updated: 07/04/17
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