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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

Easter

Eating hot cross buns or going on an Easter egg hunt are two ways we celebrate Easter in New Zealand Aotearoa. In this article we'll look at the meaning of E... Entry last updated: 10/05/19

Diwali (festival of lights)

Diwali, known as the Hindu Festival of Lights has been celebrated for more than 2,500 years. It falls in either October or November each year, depending on t... Entry last updated: 10/07/19

Māori culture & customs

Māori were the first people to settle in New Zealand.They were known to have their own unique tikanga (customs). However the coming of the European settlers ... Entry last updated: 29/08/19

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year, also known as the Lunar New Year or the Spring Festival, is now one of the world's most celebrated festivals. It is the longest public holi... Entry last updated: 08/02/19

Anzac

ANZAC is the acronym for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps. It came about In 1914 during World War One when the Australian Army and the New Zealand Army ... 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

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

Olympic Games

The Olympic Games are one of the biggest sporting events in the world. Athletes from hundreds of countries meet to compete for gold, silver, and bronze medal... Entry last updated: 22/02/17

Seasons (junior)

Years are split into seasons. In many places, such as New Zealand, there are four seasons. They are spring, summer, autumn (or fall), and winter. In tropical... Entry last updated: 15/03/19
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