He Pānga Tuatahi
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Years 1 to 8Years 9 to 13Years 1 to 13Early childhood education
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Terms 1-4, Mon, Tues, Wed & Fri
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$7 per student
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Auckland Museum
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45-60 minutes

This programme is for the following year groups: Years 3-6, 7-8, 9-13

Explore the complexities of our nation’s history through our founding documents and war history. Understanding He Whakaputanga, Te Tiriti o Waitangi and The Treaty of Waitangi and their implications during the Land Wars. Through object handling and storytelling, we bring to life some of the histories that have shaped our nation.

Learning outcomes
Learners will:
·   Learn about the worldviews and beliefs held by both early Māori and Europeans that would subsequently shape some of the histories of this country.
·   Understand the differences and similarities between Te Tiriti o Waitangi and The Treaty of Waitangi.
·   Explore relationships to land through both Western and Te Ao Māori worldviews.
·   Engage in storytelling of the Northern Land Wars to gain insight into the consequences that stem from Te Tiriti o Waitangi and The Treaty of Waitangi during the Land Wars.

Please note: minimum 20 students, maximum 30 students per session

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