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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

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

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

New Zealand Wars

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

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

Treaty of Waitangi (junior)

Te Tiriti o Waitangi - The Treaty of Waitangi was a treaty signed by British leaders and Māori chiefs. It was signed on 6 February 1840 at Waitangi. Entry last updated: 08/07/19

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

Colonialism

The world has a long history of colonialism. Colonialism is when one country takes political control over the land and people of another country, usually thr... Entry last updated: 31/03/20

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

History (Australia)

Australia has a long history. It was first settled by Aboriginal people thousands of years ago, and then in the late 1700s it was used by Britain as a prison... Entry last updated: 30/10/19
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