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Topic Explorer - me, myself, I. Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand. Wicked. New Zealand identity. Understanding New Zealand national identity National identity is a form of social identity – meaning people’s understanding of who they are in relation to others. National identity is a shared understanding of the characteristics and behaviours that distinguish one nation from other nations. Multiple identities National identity is not fixed and has multiple strands. Different people and groups view the nation in different ways. Expressions of identity National identity is expressed in many different ways.

Deliberate promotion of images by the state through symbols like flags or coins, immigration propaganda or tourist advertising, or through displays such as international exhibitions the performance of New Zealanders internationally in war or in sport major political acts that attract international attention, such as when New Zealand banned visits by nuclear-powered and -armed ships artistic portrayals, in films, books, art or music. The overseas view Māori identity Contested identity The land. Digitalnz. Explore | NZ On Screen. Waitangi - What Really Happened: Part 1. AnyQuestions. Homework resources for kids. New Zealand History. NZEDGE Legends — World-changing New Zealanders.

Featuring 40+ definitive short biographies of New Zealanders who have changed or benefitted the world in some way. Working from New Zealand and internationally, these scientists, artists, designers, inventors, warriors, and adventurers are inspiration for achievement. Please enjoy and be motivated. Originators Bill Phillips Engineer, crocodile hunter, innovator and war hero; Bill Phillips trod an unconventional path to become one of the most influential economists of all time. Scientists Ernest Rutherford The creator of modern atomic physics and forerunner of the nuclear age, Ernest Rutherford was one of the 20th century's greatest scientists. Endurance Edmund Hillary He explored places no man had gone before, conquered Everest and captured a world’s imagination.

Warriors Nancy Wake Nancy Wake was the Allies' most decorated servicewoman of WWII, and the Gestapo’s most-wanted person. Culture Katherine Mansfield Katherine Mansfield revolutionised the English short story. Maurice Wilkins Jean Batten. Epic / Homepage - Te Kete Ipurangi (TKI) Kia ora and welcome to EPIC. EPIC is a venture between New Zealand libraries and the Ministry of Education, giving schools free access to a worldwide range of electronic resources. EPIC resources are purchased annually through the EPIC consortium on a subscription basis by the Ministry of Education for access by all New Zealand schools.

What is available? Through EPIC schools can access databases containing curriculum related content from thousands of up-to-date, full text international and New Zealand magazines, newspapers, biographies, substantial reference works, images, e-books, multi-media resources and much more. Visit the Databases page for descriptions of the resources, and to filter by learning area and school level. How do I access EPIC? Use the links below (and from the Databases page) to access the EPIC resource that you are interested in searching.

For EPIC school login queries email: epic@epic.org.nz Who can use EPIC? Where can I find more information? Treaty of Waitangi learning resources - videos, suggested reading, links, downloads. The Treaty in English and Māori The Treaty of Waitangi was written in English and translated into Māori. Examine and compare these versions and find out what happened to the original documents. New Zealand History online: Read the Treaty (nzhistory.net.nz) The Declaration of Independence In 1835 northern chiefs signed a Declaration of Independence, asserting their sovereignty over New Zealand. Te Ara: The Declaration of Independence (teara.govt.nz) Discover the 1831 petition from 13 chiefs to King William about lawlessness and the Declaration of Independence document. NZ Wars: The Stories of Ruapekapeka The Stories of Ruapekapeka, a documentary highlighting Northland's most infamous armed conflict.

Find out more People Following is a selection of significant people – Māori and European – who were associated with the making of the Treaty of Waitangi. Māori women who signed the Treaty Anna Hamu Widow of Te Koki, and the original patron of the Paihia Mission Places What really happened at Waitangi? NZ Identity & Heritage | Ministry for Culture and Heritage. How the kiwi became an important NZ icon.  Darfield High School Library - Home. Mr Jermyn's 'What it is to be a New Zealander' Bibliographies -  Darfield High School Library. The C.R.A.P. Test for information. HOW DNZ WORKS 2. Introduction to DigitalNZ.