Junior social studies and history

Disasters

Disasters

A broad range of ideas and activities for teaching social studies students of all levels about New Zealand disasters more...

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

How to look at Chinese New Year in the classroom, including a more general discussion of time and links to topics on the history of Chinese people in New Zealand more...

Cricket in New Zealand

Cricket in New Zealand

Some activities for social studies associated with cricket in New Zealand more...

Human Rights Day

Human Rights Day

These activities, developed to cover Levels 4 and 5 of the social studies curriculum, relate to New Zealand's response to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. more...

New Zealand's first flag

New Zealand's first flag

The history of New Zealand's first flag is given along with discussion ideas and activities relating to other flags. more...

Jockey underwear

Jockey underwear

The garments many New Zealand males have been wearing underneath their trousers for more than 60 years say some things about who we are and about some of our attitudes and values. more...