TANGATA WHENUA – LOCAL PEOPLETANGATA WHENUA – LOCAL PEOPLE
All year: All year levels
Aotea Utanganui has a vast collection of taonga Māori from south Taranaki. These items provide links to the arrival of Māori to the region, and give students hands-on experience with educational taonga. Students will learn about the resources that were utilised by early Māori to survive in a new land.
New Zealand Curriculum Links:Social Science: This topic covers elements of Social Studies levels 1-8. New entrants to Year 10Learn about the resources and the daily lives of early Māori settlement in South Taranaki following their arrival from East Polynesia.
Years 11 -13
Lessons for older students are linked to achievement standards.
The following achievement standards can be linked to this topic:
Level 1: AS 91039
Māori Environmental Practises
Level 1: US 19671
Level 3: US 6147