The ancient craft that carried the first settlers to New Zealand were probably double-hulled – rather like two canoes side by side. They are called waka hourua. In the 1970s, the Polynesians ...READ MORE
Rongoā is the traditional Māori healing system. Rongoā is a holistic practice that often includes using the medicinal properties of New Zealand native plants. Early Māori and rongoā Although ...READ MORE
The New Zealand longfin eel (Anguilla dieffenbachii) is New Zealand’s only endemic freshwater eel. Our shortfin eel (Anguilla australis) is also found in Australia and some Pacific Islands. We also have a recently introduced longfin eel ...(Anguilla(AnguillaREAD MORE
Teachers often ask what Māori content is available on the Science Learning Hub. We have a wide range of resources including articles, teaching and learning activities and videos. The Hub also has ...READ MORE
Conservation is about our natural environment and the plants, animals and birds that live in our very own backyards, school playgrounds, local parks and reserves. Nature is all around us ...READ MORE
The theme of this year's Earth day is Invest in Our Planet. Acting as a continuation of 2022’s well-received campaign, the theme for 2023 is focused on engaging governments, institutions, businesses, ...
The argument that the world in which today’s students will eventually work, will be different and more complicated than the one they currently know, has become a truism. It guides our thinking in ...
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