Year 1 – 10 Programmes
Discovering AotearoaAlways on
Curriculum Links: Social Sciences
Suitable for: Year 3 - 10
Duration: 1.5 - 2 hours
How did ancient Polynesian people like Kupe find their way across the Pacific Ocean to a new land?
Students will find out about the navigation skills required not only to journey to Aotearoa, but how numerous trips were made back and forth from Hawaiiki.
This programme looks at why early explorers came to Aotearoa, the events that happened when they arrived and why they stayed.
Learn about the story of taonga associated with these early travels and people attached to them.