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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
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
Declaration of Independence (New Zealand)

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

He Whakaputanga o te Rangatiratanga – The Declaration of Independence was signed on 28 October 1835 by 34 northern Māori chiefs. The document declared the in...

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

Junior Secondary (Years 7 - 10)

General elections (or parliamentary elections) are held every 3 years when New Zealanders get the opportunity to decide who will govern the country. Local el...

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
Holocaust (World War Two)

Senior Secondary (Years 11 - 13)

Holocaust is the name given to the systematic persecution and extermination of over six million Jews and others in Europe during the World War Two. The plan ...

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
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