More than 200 years ago when Taranaki was teetering on the edge of what would be almost a century of war, Te Atiawa hapū dismantled its most important public buildings and hid significant pieces in
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NZ Wars exhibition sees fresh take on country's colonial history
An exhibition offering a fresh take on the stories of Ngā Pakanga Nunui o Aotearoa - The New Zealand Wars, as told in film, opened yesterday at the New Zealand Portrait Gallery Te Pūkenga Whakaata,
Half a million taonga to be digitised in new audiovisual archive
Some of the earliest radio and television interviews broadcast in Aotearoa will soon be available to watch and listen to online thanks to a new project from Te Tari Taiwhenua (DIA)
Final content for teaching Aotearoa’s history released
The final content for teaching Aotearoa’s history is now available for schools.
Aotearoa history curriculum delayed until 2023
The Covid-19 pandemic has been blamed for the delay of the New Zealand history curriculum being taught in schools, with Education Minister Chris Hipkins saying the added workload on teachers alread
From a student to teacher: ‘It's a different world.’
Finlayson Park School hold a mokopuna day
Call to find whānau of unmarked graves at Tokanui Hospital
National Māori Authority Chair Matthew Tukaki is calling for the government to fund a project to connect the unmarked graves at Tokanui Cemetery to whānau.
MPs mostly back away from Goldsmith view that colonisation was good for Māori
The MP found a couple of supporters.
Hāni Dread releases waiata honouring those who fought for te reo to become an official language
The new waiata, Kōkiri, pays tribute to those who delivered Māori Language petition containing over 30,000 plus signatures to Parliament in September 1972.
Lower Hutt deputy mayor wants accuracy addressed for stone memorial
This Sunday marks 175 years since the battle of Boulcott's farm took place, and, in 1925, a large stone memorial was erected to acknowledge the British soldiers killed. The memorial has little reference to Māori and much of the history depicted is disputed.