Explore Ngāi Tahu specific articles, videos and resources, as well as links to other websites that focus on the places, people, events, and flora/fauna of the Ngāi Tahu takiwā. We will continue to add more resources in the future and encourage you to continue visit this page to support your work. We ask that you acknowledge your sources within the classroom environment.
We encourage educators to continue to develop relationships with mana whenua and connect with local papatipu rūnanga and marae for information on significant cultural contexts in your own area.
History archives and taonga
- Ngāi Tahu te Iwi
- Ngāi Tahu History
- Ngāi Tahu Claim and settlement (video workshops)
- Ngāi Tahu Claim Settlement Act, 29 September 1998
- Treaty Resource Centre – He Puna Mātauranga o Te Tiriti
- Te Tiriti o Waitangi — from its creation to now
- Ngāi Tahu Archives site “Kareao” has creation stories, archives, art, taonga and much more.
People, places and culture
The history of the land is inextricably linked to people and their culture. Find stories of significance here.
SchoolKit produces free educational and digital resources for NZ schools. To support the new Aotearoa NZ Histories Curriculum, SchoolKit has produced a new resource called ‘somethinghappenedhere.co.nz’.
Kā Huru Manu - Ngāi Tahu Cultural Mapping Project contains information on over 1,000 place names, and it's associated support material, being the 'Kā Huru Manu Education Framework', a teacher resource aimed to support ākonga in Years 7-10.
He Kōrero – videos and teacher resources produced by Naia