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

This highly recommended half day outdoor field-trip compliments the research session Taranaki Wars at Taranaki Research Centre. It is a unique opportunity to visit significant Taranaki War sites with an experienced guide.

Listen to the stories and perspectives about significant events that took place at Te Kōhia pā and the Pekapeka Block. Students can reflect on how those events and decisions still impact on society today.

Achievement standards 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.

Tour Information

Please meet at 9.30am on Tate Road on the outskirts of Waitara. If you are coming from New Plymouth on SH3, turn left onto Raleigh Street, then right onto Tate Road. Maps are included in the pre-visit information.

Students should bring:
Warm clothes
Camera (optional)

Various locations
Terms 1 - 4 2021
Year level
Senior Students (Year 11 – 13)
Half day
Free for Taranaki schools, $5 per student for schools outside Taranaki
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