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New Zealand history scavenger hunt

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New Zealand history scavenger hunt

The following set of online scavenger hunts are designed to give teachers and students an opportunity to explore a range of content related to New Zealand history. They are ideal for those looking to support home learning. 

The scavenger hunt could also be used as a springboard into individual research tasks where ākonga could explore the topic in more depth.

NZHistory and Te Ara The Encyclopedia of New Zealand might help you in your hunt, but feel free to use other sources to find the answers.

Where are the answers?

This scavenger hunt is for teachers (or parents) to do with their students (or children). We have decided not to put the answers online but if you need help email [email protected]. If you or your students want to share scavenger hunts relating to New Zealand history that you think would be suitable feel free to get in touch.

How to cite this page

New Zealand history scavenger hunt, URL:, (Manatū Taonga — Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated