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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
Pūrākau (Māori myths and legends)

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Māori myths and legends run through all aspects of life in Aotearoa, from the creation of people to elements of the natural world such as the sea, sky, weath...

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

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Aotearoa New Zealand is mainly known for its North and South Islands, but it is a nation surrounded by many islands. Some have interesting histories of being...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Jean Batten (1909 - 1982)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Jean Batten was an early New Zealand aviator. Gaining her pilot licence in 1930, she went on to break multiple records for fastest solo flights. She was famo...

Entry last updated: 28/04/22
Charles Upham (1908 - 1994)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Charles Upham was a New Zealand soldier who fought in World War II in Europe and North Africa. He received many awards for bravery, and was the only fighting...

Entry last updated: 14/04/22
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: 27/05/22
Cook Islands

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

The Cook Islands is a country in the Pacific Ocean made up of 15 different islands. Rarotonga is the largest of the 15 islands. The capital Avarua is found o...

Entry last updated: 1/08/22
Kate Sheppard (1847-1934)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Kate Sheppard was born in England on 10 March 1847. She and her family moved to New Zealand in the late 1860s. Kate was a founding member of the Women's Chri...

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
Mount Tarawera eruption 1886

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

On 10 June 1886, the eruption of Mount Tarawera shook the volcanic plateau of the North Island in Aotearoa New Zealand. Ash and debris from the volcano burie...

Entry last updated: 1/04/22