Discovering Aotearoa New Zealand

This resource inspires and supports our youngest New Zealanders to learn more about their history and society and see its relevance to their own lives. In completing the activities on the people of Aotearoa New Zealand in the past and present, and how we are connected to each other and the place we call home, ākonga | students become more aware of their own sense of identity.

Ages: 5-11 years

About the Author

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Julia Burton

Through her study at Otago University,New Zealand, Julia Burton gained a BSc with a major in chemistry and a BA with a major in English. She then gained her Postgraduate Diploma of Teaching (Secondary) from Teachers’ College at Victoria University. She taught science and chemistry at Upper Hutt College and is now taking a break to look after her children.