Teacher Resources

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

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

Mahinga Kai

Flora and Fauna, Bird and Fish species and their protection


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