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Aotearoa NZ Histories Curriculum

Find out about Aotearoa New Zealand's History Curriculum here

  • Rediscovery

    A database providing digital access to heritage photos, documents, maps and related ephemera capturing the Far North District’s past.
  • Te Ahu Museum

    Access Te Ahu Museum website, collections online and some Far North stories.
  • Te Ara Encyclopedia of NZ

    Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand is a complete guide to our peoples, environment, history, culture, and society.

Other useful history websites and links:


Tuia Mātauranga highlights local people, places, and events that have helped shape our nation. The histories of Aotearoa New Zealand have multiple perspectives, some are presented here for you to explore.


Find images and stories from the Alexander Turnbull Library to inspire student learning and understanding about Aotearoa New Zealand's histories and society from 1800s to 2020s.


Kei roto i ‘He Meka! He Meka!’ ētahi kāri, he pātai, he pikitia, he meka hoki kei runga, hei toha ki te whānau me ngā hoa, hei whakakōrero hoki i te tangata mō ngā tatai kōrero o mua, mō te tuakiri, me te āmua.

‘He Meka! He Meka!’ is a set of questions, images, and facts to share with family and friends to prompt conversations about history, identity, and the future.


Radio New Zealand's 10 minute animated podcast series for adults and kids.


Explore the National Library's Services to Schools.


Bridget Williams Books (BWB) -  The New Zealand History Collection

The New Zealand History collection provides access to a range of resources on the history of New Zealand and its ongoing relevance today.


Bridget Williams Books (BWB) - Treaty of Waitangi Collection

The Treaty of Waitangi collection provides access to a range of resources on the history of the Treaty of Waitangi and its ongoing relevance today.

Last updated: 08 May 2024 10:27am