The Mouth of the Waitara from the camp (1860), Justin McCarthy (A87.259)

About our Guided Research Lessons

The Taranaki Research Centre staff will show senior secondary students how to access research material for NCEA Level 1-3, and provide opportunities for them to research their own key questions.

Taranaki Wars

Plan a visit to the Taranaki Research Centre | Te Pua Wānanga o Taranaki to explore our collections and learn more about the Taranaki Wars. Students will learn how to access research material to answer their focus questions for achievement standards, and add authentic material to their referencing.

This lesson can be paired with Walk in the Footsteps a half-day outdoor field trip visiting significant Taranaki Wars sites.

This session is linked directly to NCEA achievement standards, Levels 1-3, for Social Sciences in the New Zealand Curriculum.

The following achievement standards can be linked to this topic: 

Level 1: AS 91003, AS 91005, AS 91229
Level 2: AS 91230
Level 3: AS 91434, AS 91435, AS 91436, AS 91437

Art History
Level 1: AS 91015, AS 91017
Level 2: AS 91180, AS 91185, AS 91186

Taranaki Research Centre, Puke Ariki
Terms 1 - 4 2021
Year level
Senior Students (Year 11 – 13)
90 minutes
Free for Taranaki schools, $5 per student for schools outside Taranaki
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