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Women's suffrage (New Zealand)

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

On 19 September 1893 New Zealand became the first self-governing country to enfranchise women or give women the right to vote. Voting rights for women or wom...

Entry last updated: 25/05/22
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
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
Cricket

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Cricket was an important summer sport in Britain, as far back as the 13th century. The British then introduced this game to the colonies. Cricket is popular ...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
World War One (experiences of war)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

World War One was an international conflict that took place from 1914 to 1918, and was also known as The Great War. It began in Europe and involved over thir...

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
Basketball

Senior Primary (Years 5 - 8)

Basketball is a team sport. Two teams of five players try to score points by shooting the basketball through the other team’s hoop. The ball can be bounced o...

Entry last updated: 25/05/22
Composers (Classical)

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

People who write music are called composers. Music is written using musical symbols called notation so that musicians can read it. This written music is call...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22
Famous people

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

Famous people are people who are well known throughout the world for what they have done. They come from all areas of life, including politics, sport, music,...

Entry last updated: 25/05/22
Pike River Mine disaster 2010

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

The explosion at Pike River Mine on 19 November 2010 killed 29 men. This was a major disaster for New Zealand in recent times. Two years later the Royal Comm...

Entry last updated: 26/05/22