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History (New Zealand)

Aotearoa New Zealand has a unique story involving a variety of people, places and events. In this entry we'll show you the best websites and books to use to ... Entry last updated: 12/04/17

Treaty of Waitangi

Te Tiriti o Waitangi, or the Treaty of Waitangi, was signed on 6 February 1840, and since that time it has been the basis for the relationship between Māori ... Entry last updated: 23/03/17

Early settlers (New Zealand)

Early European settlers traveled a very long way by ship to get to Aotearoa New Zealand. Find out about why they left, what their journey was like, and how t... Entry last updated: 15/06/18

Immigration (New Zealand)

The movement of people from one place to another is called migration, when people enter a new country to live, it is called immigration. Aotearoa New Zealand... Entry last updated: 11/01/17

New Zealand birds

Aotearoa New Zealand has many unique birds, from forest parrots to flightless birds, sea birds and birds of prey. In this entry we will show you how to find ... Entry last updated: 11/01/17

Matariki

Matariki is the Māori name for the star cluster also known as the Pleiades or Seven Sisters in other cultures. The rise of Matariki in mid-winter marks the s... Entry last updated: 20/04/17

Hōne Heke (? - 1850)

Hōne Heke (Hōne Wiremu Heke Pōkai) was a Māori leader from the Ngāpuhi tribe, born in the early 1800s in the far north of New Zealand Aotearoa. He was known ... Entry last updated: 02/05/17

Māori myths and legends

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: 03/08/17

Māori language (te reo)

Te reo Māori is the native language of Aotearoa New Zealand. It is very important to Māori culture and identity, and forms a part of New Zealand's culture an... Entry last updated: 30/08/17

Māori culture and customs

The arrival of Kupe in Aotearoa marked the beginning of Māori culture and customs in New Zealand. The early Māori were known to have established their own tr... Entry last updated: 30/08/17
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