Aotearoa New Zealand's


Me tiro whakamuri, kia anga whakamua.

If we want to shape Aotearoa New Zealand’s future, start with our past.

33 Māori Words Every
New Zealander Should Know

These kupu are essential to all information in Aotearoa NZ Histories. Learners definitely need to know these terms when talking about Aotearoa history, whenua and whanaungatanga and te ao Māori.

Maori words

Living By The Maramataka

Read the excellent article and use the labels with your ākonga.

Also can be used with Tūrangawaewae me te Kaitiakitanga.

Aotearoa NZ Histories Unit Plans

Aotearoa New Zealand’s histories curriculum content supports this focus on critical citizenship – understanding the past to make sense of the present and to inform future decisions and actions. It focuses on stories of interactions across time that connect us to one another and to place.

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