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Aotearoa New Zealand's histories

Dame Whina Cooper and moko on hikoi - backview.    Image courtesy NZH/Michael Tubberty

Aotearoa New Zealand is on a journey to ensure that all ākonga in all schools and kura learn how our histories have shaped our present day lives. 


From 2022, Aotearoa New Zealand’s histories will be taught in all schools and kura. This is part of a wider refresh of our national curriculum to ensure it is fit for purpose now and in the future – and supports the language, identity, culture, and wellbeing of all students in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Watch this space for more information and resources.

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Leading local curriculum guide: Aotearoa New Zealand's histories

This guide complements the Leading Local Curriculum Guide series.

It is the first in a series of two guides designed to support primary, intermediate, and secondary school leaders to understand and plan for Aotearoa New Zealand’s histories within social sciences.

Visit Aotearoa New Zealand's histories: Supporting school leaders to understand and plan for Aotearoa New Zealand’s histories in social sciences

Aotearoa New Zealand's histories resources guide 

Discover some of the inspiring resources already available to support learning about Aotearoa New Zealand's histories.


Visit Aotearoa New Zealand's histories resources guide