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New Zealand Basics 2: My History, My People

By | Copyright Year:2012 | ISBN-13: 9780170217804

Published:31/10/2011
This new edition has been completely revised: full-colour design, all new layout, extra units, updated material and new photos/illustrations.

This series aims to deliver knowledge in a way that:
• is 100% user-friendly
• is accessible to all learner levels
• allows opportunity for further in-depth study of a particular topic
• allows students freedom of choice to use their own colours on the pages
• is contained in a workbook that can be kept by students as a personal record
• will equip students with the backdrop of knowledge that links to specific curricula
• encourages students to use the eight essential skills
• specified by the New Zealand Curriculum for all students across the whole curriculum throughout their years of schooling
• will instill pride in being a citizen of New Zealand.

CONTENTS

1 How much do you know already?
2 First arrivals
3 Tasman saw New Zealand in 1642
4 Captain Cook arrived in 1769
5 Early visitors
6 The Treaty of Waitangi
7 The arrival of European settlers
8 Hone Heke and the flagpole
9 The first Maori king
10 The 19th century land wars
11 Gold rushes in the 1860s
12 The story of Parihaka
13 Taming the forest
14 Refrigeration
15 Tarawera and White Island
16 Women were allowed to vote
17 Old age pensions
18 The Boer War of 1899-1902
19 Life in the 19th century
20 Richard Pearse’s flying machine
21 The 1905 rugby tour
22 World War 1
23 The terrible flu
24 Two famous dolphins
25 Napier earthquake of 1931
26 The great depression of the 1930s
27 Ernest Rutherford
28 Jack Lovelock’s gold medal
29 ‘Our Jean’ was a famous flyer
30 World War 2
31 Edmund Hillary and Mt Everest
32 The Auckland Harbour Bridge
33 Entertainment
34 The move from imperial to metric
35 The Wahine disaster
36 The great Maori land march
37 The Bastion Point Protest
38 The Mt Erebus plane crash
39 The Springbok tour of 1981
40 The Waitangi Tribunal
41 Kiwi hero Sir Peter Blake
42 The sinking of the Rainbow Warrior in 1985
43 NS’s first America’s Cup win in 1995
44 The Helen years
45 NZ becomes Middle Earth
46 New Zealand’s first VC
47 All Whites make history
48 New Zealand’s first Super City
49 Pike River
50 Christchurch earthquake
51 New Zealand 100% Pure You
52 Just a few reasons NZ is special
53 Final challenge
Answers Removable section in the centre of the book

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Ruth Naumann is an experienced Social Studies teacher and the author of numerous social studies publications.

FEATURES

Full-colour design

All new layout

Extra units

Updated material

New photos/illustrations.

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