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Māori culture & customs

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: 29/08/19

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

Māori Battalion

Even though there was a Māori contingent in the First World War, the 28th Māori Battalion was only established in October 1939. Part of the 2nd New Zealand E... Entry last updated: 08/02/19

Tangiwai disaster 1953

Tangiwai was the site of what is considered to be the worst railway disaster in New Zealand's history. It happened on Christmas Eve 1953, when the passenger ... Entry last updated: 16/06/17

Seasons (junior)

Years are split into seasons. In many places, such as New Zealand, there are four seasons. They are spring, summer, autumn (or fall), and winter. In tropical... Entry last updated: 15/03/19

Inca civilisation

The Inca Empire stretched across the central Andes region of South America, with the capital city of Cuzco located in modern-day Peru. The Incas were famous ... Entry last updated: 22/11/17

Fiji

Fiji is a country in the South Pacific. With more than 300 islands, Fiji is a popular tourist destination. This entry includes some great websites that have ... Entry last updated: 19/09/18

Samoa

Samoa is a country made up of nine volcanic islands in the South Pacific Ocean. The largest of these islands is Upolu - home to Samoa’s capital city. An inde... Entry last updated: 01/11/18

Vanuatu

Vanuatu, once known as the New Hebrides, gained independence from France and Britain in 1980. The country is made up of over 80 islands in the South Pacific.... Entry last updated: 24/01/19

Myths and legends

Every culture has its own collection of myths and legends. Legends are semi-true stories based on historical facts, events, and people, whereas myths are sto... Entry last updated: 27/09/19
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