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EPIC resources and databases for schools. Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand. INNZ and E-resource plus - National Library. Digitalnz. Papers Past. Explore | NZ On Screen. AnyQuestions. New Zealand History. Google News Archive Search. LibGuides Community. Topic Explorer - me, myself, I. 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. Science Learning Hub. CHCH City Libraries - Homework resources. Wicked. 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. Year 12 History "The Impact of tragedy"

Waitangi - What Really Happened: Part 1. The C.R.A.P. Test for information. Bibliographies -  Darfield High School Library. Introduction to DigitalNZ. Power Searching - Part 1. Power Searching - Part 2.