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Famous people (New Zealand)

Famous New Zealanders come from all walks of life like, sport, politics, the arts, science and technology. They are famous because their achievements make th... Entry last updated: 16/02/17

Māori leaders and heroes

There are many past and present Māori leaders and Māori heroes whose achievements and special qualities make them stand out in both the Māori and Pākehā worl... Entry last updated: 06/04/17

Sir Apirana Ngata (1874 - 1950)

Sir Apirana Ngata (1874-1950) was a Ngati Porou leader, lawyer and politician. He is famous for his work in Māori land development and reform, and for his su... Entry last updated: 24/05/17

Caves (New Zealand)

New Zealand is known for its limestone or karst caves and cave systems. Many are famous for their formations and glowworms. This entry will give you informat... Entry last updated: 08/01/19

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

Role models

A role modelis a person that you look up to, respect, and want to be like. You get to choose your own role models based on the kind of person you want to be,... Entry last updated: 23/01/20

Dame Whina Cooper (1895 - 1994)

Dame Whina Cooper, of Te Rarawa descent, was born in 1895 in northern Hokianga. She is best known for leading the famous 1975 land march (also called a hīkoi... Entry last updated: 11/09/18

Kīngitanga (Māori King movement)

Kīngitanga, the Māori King movement, was founded in 1858 with the aim of uniting the different tribes of Māori under a single leader. The current king, Te Ar... Entry last updated: 17/04/20

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

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
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