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New Zealand Basics 3: My Culture, My Nation

By | Copyright Year:2008 | ISBN-13: 9780170950435

Published:19/10/2007
A prerequisite for this is that students have a basic knowledge of their own country - the WHEN, WHAT, WHY, WHERE, WHO and How of New Zealand/Aotearoa.

This series aims to deliver that 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
• 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 instil pride in being a citizen of New Zealand.

CONTENTS

1. How much do you know already?
2. New Zealand is a democracy
3. Constitution says how it works
4. The four bits of Government
5. Where Government hangs out
6. The House of Representatives
7. The British Sovereign
8. The Governor-General
9. Voting in a general election
10. What a voting paper looks like
11. New Zealand’s voting system
12. Political parties
13. Electoral boundaries
14. Petitions and polls
15. Having your say even if you’re not 18
16. What Members of Parliament do
17. Government Ministers
18. Cabinet is the engine room
19. How laws get made
20. Government with your money
21. How local government works
22. Being a citizen
23. Ethnic is about belonging
24. Census is Kiwis’ Big Night In
25. Knowing your legal rights
26. Human rights
27. New Zealand’s Bill of Rights
28. The rights of children
29. Who to go to for help
30. New Zealand’s courts
31. Ally’s jury service
32. New Zealand icons
33. The New Zealand flag
34. Why we celebrate Anzac Day
35. Environmental Care Code
36. Getting a passport
37. New Zealand honours and awards
38. Maori is an official language
39. English is an official language
40. Why New Zealand is special
41. Final challenge
Answers (Removable)

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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

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