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Māori history

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

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: 26/05/22
History (Australia)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

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: 26/05/22
History (World)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

The history of the world is a huge and fascinating topic, covering all the cultures from all the countries in the world. On this page you can find informatio...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
History (New Zealand)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

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: 17/05/22
Myths and legends

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Every culture has its own collection of myths and legends. Legends are semi-true stories based on historical facts, events, and people, whereas myths are sto...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Great Depression

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

The Great Depression lasted from 1929 until the mid-1930s. It started with the Wall Street Crash (also known as the Stock Market Crash), and led to people al...

Entry last updated: 15/07/22
Colonialism

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

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: 14/04/22
Netball

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Netball was adapted from an early version of basketball in the 1890s in the United States. Today it is a popular sport for girls and women in New Zealand and...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Middle Ages

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

European history between about 500 and 1500 AD is known as the Middle Ages or Medieval period. People think of the Middle Ages as a time of knights and castl...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Sailing

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Sailing is the use of sails and wind to move a boat forward on a sea, river or lake. People in Aotearoa New Zealand have been sailing for hundreds of years. ...

Entry last updated: 27/05/22