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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

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

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

Captain Cook (1728 - 1779)

Captain James Cook was an English sea captain and explorer. He spent many years sailing around and mapping the South Pacific. He is credited with being one o... Entry last updated: 01/11/18

Pacific navigation

In the early 13th to 17th century Māori, Polynesian and European voyagers did not have maps or tools to guide them to New Zealand. They used double-hulled ca... Entry last updated: 24/08/18

Antarctica

Antarctica is mostly a frozen continent located at the South Pole. In this article we'll look at what makes Antarctica and the animals and plants that surviv... Entry last updated: 13/09/18

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

Conservation (New Zealand)

Conservation is about preserving and protecting New Zealand's natural environment, wildlife and their habitats including marine reserves. This entry explores... Entry last updated: 03/03/17

History (New Zealand)

Aotearoa New Zealand has a unique story involving a variety of people, places and events. In this entry we'll show you the best websites and books to use to ... Entry last updated: 12/04/17

Biology

Biology is the natural science that involves the study of life and living organisms from one-celled creatures to the most complex living organism of all - th... Entry last updated: 08/06/18
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