A short article on the history of Te Aka Matua ki Te Pou Hawaiki, and two pou (posts) in the wharenui carved by John Tāpene (Maniapoto/Tūwharetoa/Te Rarawa) and Jim Stretton (Ngāti Pākehā).
From Term 1 in 2023, Aotearoa New Zealand’s histories will be part of all kura and schools’ marau ā-kura and local curriculum. The document here outlines the new curriculum content.
Te Papa provides a free downloadable activity book to help children understand the significance of Waitangi Day, through maps, flags, word puzzles, drawings, and colouring in. This resource is suitable for primary-aged children. The activity book is available as a PDF in A4 and A5 size, in English and te reo Māori.
The world has ended. You must now escape post-apocalyptic America. Make your way to the only uncontaminated Island in the world, Katuku. Build your own tribe and escape the crumbling city. Design Māori weapons, armoury and your own tribal Tattoo. Survive the turbulent ocean, the attack of other tribes, battle sea monsters and watch from above as swarms of angry Weta bombard your waka. Game to survive. Do literacy along the way and win bonus rewards! Enjoy extra time out gaming zones, build online Indigenous collaborations with other learners, and create your own Toa Pukenga - Online Traders store.
This booklet, by Network Waitangi, provides 57 questions and answers related to the Treaty and historical and contemporary issues. Includes, as appendices, the text of He Whakaputanga, the texts of the Treaty, historical events and laws which breach Te Tiriti o Waitangi, and further reading and websites.
A collection of webpages on the Treaty of Waitangi. Includes information about: events leading to the signing of the Treaty and subsequent events, the Treaty texts, the nine sheets of the Treaty and signatories, Waitangi Day, the Treaty in practice, Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori - Māori Language Week, and short biographies of people associated with the Treaty.
Suggestion for implementing the strategy ‘Building an inclusive, culturally responsive classroom environment’.
In this policy brief, Hikuroa provides an overview of mātauranga Māori, and the similarities and differences between mātauranga Māori and science.