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

About our Guided Research Lessons

Specialists within the Puke Ariki Heritage team in the Taranaki Research Centre | Te Pua Wānanga o Taranaki support and guide secondary school students to learn research skills necessary for tertiary level study.

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

Visual Arts
Level 3: AS 91440 Design
Level 3: AS 91441 Painting
Level 3: AS 91442 Photography
Level 3 : AS 91444 Sculpting

Taranaki Research Centre, Puke Ariki
Terms 1 - 4 2020
Year level
Senior Students (Year 11 – 13)
90 minutes
Free for Taranaki schools, $5 per student for schools outside Taranaki
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