Military at Patea 1865 E A Williams (Alexander Turnball Library B-035-029) detail.

 

The Taranaki Wars were major events in the history of the region.

The causes and consequences of the war in south Taranaki are explored in this lesson.

These sessions are held at Aotea Utanganui Museum of South Taranaki, in Pātea.

New Zealand Curriculum Links:

This topic covers elements of:

  • Social Sciences: Social Studies and History, Levels 1-6

Junior Students

New entrant to Year 10

Students will learn about the Taranaki Wars and significant sites in south Taranaki. In this lesson students will explore the gallery and have the option to visit historical sites.

Senior Students

Year 11 to 13

This topic covers elements of Social Sciences: History and may be useful for research gathering for NZQA approved NCEA achievement standards that includes, but not limited to Levels 1-3 as follows:

History
Level 1:AS 91001, AS 91006
Level 2: AS 91232, AS 91234
Level 3: AS 91434


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