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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

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

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

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

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

New Zealand wars

The New Zealand Wars were a series of battles and smaller conflicts that took place between the 1840s and the 1870s in the North Island of New Zealand. Despi... Entry last updated: 22/09/17

Māori history

Māori first arrived on the shores of Aotearoa New Zealand over 700 years ago (estimates range from 1250 to 1300 AD). They traveled by waka (canoe) from east ... Entry last updated: 29/05/19

Parihaka

Parihaka was a Māori settlement in Taranaki around the 1860’s when New Zealand was a British colony, and land was being divided up and given to European sett... Entry last updated: 19/10/18

Religion and beliefs

Religion is important to many people, forming part of their identity and beliefs. Combined with superstition, religion has been very important during human h... Entry last updated: 22/11/17

Pest plants (New Zealand)

Pest plants are any plants that invade the native habitat of other plants. They spread so quickly that they cause harm to the environment, including native b... Entry last updated: 19/06/19
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