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Early settlers (New Zealand)

European settlers began to arrive in New Zealand from 1769. Find out how they arrived, where they came from, what life was like then, and how they interacted... Entry last updated: 15/06/18

Authors (New Zealand)

There are many successful New Zealand authors who have written books for children, young adults and adults. In this entry we will show you how to find inform... Entry last updated: 13/01/17

Immigration (New Zealand)

The movement of people from one place to another is called migration, when people enter a new country to live, it is called immigration. Aotearoa New Zealand... Entry last updated: 11/01/17

Gold rush (New Zealand)

The New Zealand gold rush began with a discovery of gold in the Coromandel area in 1852. As more gold was discovered, people came to New Zealand from all ove... Entry last updated: 14/05/18

Trade (New Zealand)

New Zealand is far away from export markets and this has made trading an important part of our economy. In early colonial days, New Zealand exported goods li... Entry last updated: 20/03/20

Native plants (New Zealand)

Native plants are plants that are indigenous to or originate from a specific country. New Zealand has a wide variety of native plants which are unique as the... Entry last updated: 12/01/17

First encounters (New Zealand)

2019 marked 250 years since the first meeting between Māori and the Europeans. This happened when James Cook, on board the Endeavour, sighted New Zealand on ... Entry last updated: 12/11/18

Refugees (New Zealand)

Refugees are people who have been forced to leave their homeland because of war or persecution. Many countries, including New Zealand, have a refugee quota -... Entry last updated: 12/01/17

Dawn Raids (New Zealand)

In the 1970s the New Zealand police went to the homes of Pacific Islanders who they believed had overstayed their visas or work permits. Many people were sen... Entry last updated: 31/08/17

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
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