‘The Arrival of Turi’ by Oriwa Haddon and Charles Hay-Campbell, 1933, Aotea Utanganui Museum of South Taranaki Collection

 

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.

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

New Zealand Curriculum Links:

  • Social Science: This topic covers elements of Social Studies levels 1-8

Junior Students

New entrant to Year 10

Learn about the resources and the daily lives of early Māori settlement in South Taranaki following their arrival from East Polynesia.

Senior Students

Year 11 to 13

Lessons for older students are linked to achievement standards.

The following achievement standards can be linked to this topic:

Social Studies
Level 1: AS 91039

Māori Environmental Practices
Level 1: US 19671
Level 3: US 6147


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Contact us on 06-759 6710 or edpukeariki@npdc.govt.nz for further information or to discuss your requirements with us directly.

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