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Māori leaders and heroes

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

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: 25/05/22
Māori Battalion

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Even though there was a Māori contingent in the First World War, the 28th Māori Battalion was only established in October 1939. Part of the 2nd New Zealand E...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Sir Apirana Ngata (1874-1950)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

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: 5/10/22
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
Dame Whina Cooper (1895-1994)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

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: 4/10/22
Role models

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

A role model is 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: 4/10/22
Hōne Heke (? - 1850)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Hōne Heke (Hōne Wiremu Heke Pōkai) was a Māori leader from the Ngāpuhi tribe, born in the early 1800s in the far north of New Zealand Aotearoa. He was known ...

Entry last updated: 28/04/22
Famous people (New Zealand)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

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: 28/04/22
Māori culture and customs

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

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: 15/07/22
World War Two (New Zealand involvement)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

On 5 September 1941, Prime Minister Joseph Savage announced that New Zealand would be joining World War Two. Even thought New Zealand was in the war to suppo...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22