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  • John Walker

    John Walker is one of New Zealand's track heroes. His athletic career was punctuated by memorable performances and noted for its longevity

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  • Tēnā koutou. Last time I spoke a little about the 1893 Electoral Act which saw New Zealand become the first self-governing country in the world in which all women had the right to vote in parliamentary elections. Women were able to vote… read more

Junior social studies and history

Activities and material particularly relevant to primary schools and Levels 4 and 5 of the social studies curriculum

Links and resources

'How to' guides and 'brain food' about the latest in research and thinking on teaching history.

First World War centenary

Activities for teachers and students working on First World War topics

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