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Rongoā Māori

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 ...

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ACTIVITY

Using rongoā Māori

In this activity, students learn about rongoā Māori (medicines that are produced from native plants in New Zealand) through a silent card game. By the end of this activity, students should be ...

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TEACHER PLD

Our new-look website – a primary focus

In this online professional development session recorded on 30 June 2016, Andrea Soanes and Barbara Ryan from the Science Learning Hub (SLH) explore the new-look SLH website with a primary school ...

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Our new-look website – a secondary focus

In this online professional development session recorded on 23 June 2016, Andrea Soanes from the Science Learning Hub explores the new-look SLH website with a secondary school focus. Learn how to ...

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ARTICLE

Sea sponges and rongoā

Rongoā is the Māori term for medicines produced from native flora and fauna. Rongoā are still used extensively today, and resources are carefully collected in a sustainable manner. But what ...

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Flax fibres fight fungi

In the early 20th century, New Zealand’s flax industry was a significant money earner, supplying fibre for the world’s rope and linen trade, but the advent of non-renewable synthetic fibres made ...

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