Katuku Island

Katuku Island

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.

New Zealand History: The Treaty of Waitangi

New Zealand History: The Treaty of Waitangi

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.

A critical guide to Māori and Pākehā histories of Aotearoa

A critical guide to Māori and Pākehā histories of Aotearoa

This CPR (Curriculum Programme Resource) overview covers six topics that schools can use in a range of models of delivery. The six topics each have one Unit booklet which is divided into historical sections, with matching social science achievement objectives, a rationale, learning outcomes, core information, essential ideas, junior and senior activity possibilities, images, optional cross-curriculum term overviews, websites and references. This CPR is designed to support the New Zealand Curriculum (NZC) goals that require all New Zealanders to be knowledgeable about Maori and Pakeha, to understand the history of their relationship and enact the Treaty of Waitangi Principle (MOE, 2007). The resource meets the NZC Social Science Achievement Objectives (MOE, 2007). The CPR can be utilised successfully by all mainstream and Maori medium pathways. After reading the booklets for Professional Development, educators can select from the resource and create their own unit plans, lesson plans, and assessments for deliver as is an educators craft. This CPR has been designed and written by a Pakeha senior primary school teacher - Tamsin Hanley - who has twenty five years experience in Mainstream and Maori mediums teaching this content and a similarly experienced pathway teacher editor. Illustrated and edited by Ruth Lemon. This CPR will assist beginning to experienced educators of all ethnicities to teach these histories more effectively to our students of all ethnicities.

The Treaty of Waitangi | Te Tiriti o Waitangi: An Illustrated History

The Treaty of Waitangi | Te Tiriti o Waitangi: An Illustrated History

In this new edition of her popular illustrated history, Dr Orange brings the narrative of Te Tiriti/Treaty up to date, covering major developments in iwi claims and Treaty settlements – including the ‘personhood’ established for the Whanganui River and Te Urewera, applications for customary title in the foreshore and seabed, and critical matters of intellectual property, language and political partnership.

Te Tiriti o Waitangi: The Treaty of Waitangi, 1840

Te Tiriti o Waitangi: The Treaty of Waitangi, 1840

This book contains an introduction by Dr Claudia Orange that explains the context for the Treaty signings; portraits of some signatories; full-colour reproductions of the nine sheets of the Treaty, accompanied by a brief discussion of the documents and their content; a map identifying where the Treaty was signed and the number of
signatories; short biographies of the 540 signatories and of the Treaty’s witnesses, making a valuable contribution to the ongoing task of building collective knowledge of the Treaty and its participants; texts of Te Tiriti o Waitangi in both te reo Māori and English; the archival story of Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

He Whakaputanga: The Declaration of Independence, 1835

He Whakaputanga: The Declaration of Independence, 1835

This book contains an introduction by Dr Vincent O’Malley, setting the historical context of He Whakaputanga; portraits of some signatories; a full-colour reproduction of He Whakaputanga, accompanied by a brief discussion of the document and its content; a map identifying the principal residences of He Whakaputanga signatories at the time of signing; short biographies of the signatories and witnesses, many with extraordinary and fascinating detail; texts of He Whakaputanga in both te reo Māori and English; the archival story of He Whakaputanga.