Te Kete Ipurangi Navigation:

Te Kete Ipurangi
Communities
Schools

Te Kete Ipurangi user options:


Aotearoa NZ in the late 20th century and evolution of national identity with cultural plurality

Links to resources relating to the theme of Aotearoa New Zealand in the late 20th century and evolution of national identity with cultural plurality.

National Library – Teaching and learning resources: Aotearoa NZ and our national identity in late 20th century

National Library has collections of online curated resources about Aotearoa New Zealand in the late 20th century and evolution of a national identity with cultural plurality. These digital collections include websites, images, documents, film, video, audio, book lists, and more. There are Topic Explorer sets, Curiosity Cards, learning activities, Many Answers, AnyQuestions and other digital collections to inspire students and help them understand stories and actions from the past. 

Visit National Library – Teaching and learning resources: Aotearoa NZ and our national identity in late 20th century

Te Ara – Government and Nation: Nationhood and Identity

A collection of stories from Te Ara that explores New Zealand's nationhood and national identity, and how it is represented in different aspects of life such as coins and banknotes, national anthems, stamps, flags, memorials and monuments, buildings, and public holidays.

Visit Te Ara – Government and Nation: Nationhood and Identity

Te Ara – Government and Nation: State Sector and Policy – Biculturalism

This story from Te Ara looks at the early monocultural view in governing New Zealand and the move to a more bicultural State sector. It considers the ongoing debates about biculturalism, and whether New Zealand should be officially a multicultural, rather than bicultural, nation. Includes a brief summary, images, and video.

Visit Te Ara – Government and Nation: State Sector and Policy – Biculturalism

Te Ara – New Zealand in Brief: Society

This story from Te Ara gives an overview of the many different groups and ethnicities that make up the peoples of New Zealand. It looks at families, households, gender issues, health, education, religion, lifestyle, and more. Includes graphs, images, and a brief summary.

Visit Te Ara – New Zealand in Brief: Society

Te Ara – The story of Ngāti Raukawa

The Te Ara website provides a brief history of many iwi in New Zealand. This example tells the story of the Ngāti Raukawa iwi, its early history, migrations within New Zealand, and its place in New Zealand today.

Visit Te Ara – The story of Ngāti Raukawa

NZHistory: Nuclear-free New Zealand

This section of the NZ History website looks at the history of nuclear–free New Zealand – nuclear testing in the Pacific, New Zealand's opposition to it, nuclear–free legislation, and the sinking of Greenpeace's ship Rainbow Warrior. Includes photos, video and audio clips, and classroom ideas for exploring this topic.

Visit NZHistory: Nuclear-free New Zealand

NZHistory: The 1981 Springbok tour

The NZ History website explains why the 1981New Zealand tour of South Africa's rugby team was a source of civil unrest and disturbance. It looks at the issues of politics and sport, the anti–tour and anti–apartheid movement, and the impact that these had on New Zealand society and questions relating to national identity. Includes photos, videos, interactives, and classroom ideas for exploring this topic.

Visit NZHistory: The 1981 Springbok tour

National Library – Topic Explorer: Aotearoa New Zealand in the late 20th century and evolution of national identity with cultural plurality

These sets contain quality, curated resources — websites, images, videos, books, and more — to support and inspire inquiry. Each topic features a carefully selected set of national and international resources from trustworthy and reliable, national and international sources (e.g. Alexander Turnbull Library, Te Ara, National Geographic, and the BBC)

Visit National Library – Topic Explorer: Aotearoa New Zealand in the late 20th century and evolution of national identity with cultural plurality

National Library – Topic Explorer: New Zealand and the Second World War

This topic set explores how New Zealand independently declared war on Germany on 3 September 1939. It covers the battles fought, our defence forces, the Māori Battalion, heroes, nurses, the war effort at home, and effects of the WW2 on New Zealand.

Visit National Library – Topic Explorer: New Zealand and the Second World War

National Library – Topic Explorer: Famous New Zealanders

This topic set relates to famous New Zealanders and includes images, articles, videos, archives, audio files, resource sets, websites, newspapaers, and books.

Visit National Library – Topic Explorer: Famous New Zealanders

National Library – Topic Explorer: Women in Aotearoa

This topic set relates to how women have made their mark in Aotearoa through sports, the boardroom, politics and also as academics, writers, leaders and artists. 

Visit National Library – Topic Explorer: Women in Aotearoa

National Library – Topic Explorer: Kiwiana

This topic set relates to Kiwiana, unique icons that are a part of New Zealand culture and identity. It includes images, audio files, resource sets, videos, articles, websites, and an exemplar.

Visit National Library – Topic Explorer: Kiwiana

National Library logo

National Library – Topic Explorer: New Zealand artists

This topic set relates to New Zealand artists and includes images, videos, resource sets, articles, audio files, websites, and guides and factsheets.

Visit National Library – Topic Explorer: New Zealand artists

National Library logo

National Library – Topic Explorer: New Zealand cartoons

This topic set relates to New Zealand cartoons and includes images, articles, videos, audio files, resource sets, and websites.

Visit National Library – Topic Explorer: New Zealand cartoons

National Library logo

National Library – Topic Explorer: History of New Zealand film and photography

This topic set relates to the history of New Zealand film and photography and includes, images, articles, audio files, newspapaers, websites, and resource sets.

Visit National Library – Topic Explorer: History of New Zealand film and photography

National Library logo

National Library – Topic Explorer: New Zealand music

This topic set relates to New Zealand music and includes images, articles, videos, resource sets, audio files, websites, and newspapers.

Visit National Library – Topic Explorer: New Zealand music

National Library logo

National Library – Topic Explorer: Traditional and contemporary Māori art

This topic set relates to traditional and contemporary Māori art and includes images, audio files, resource sets, articles, videos, and websites.

Visit National Library – Topic Explorer: Traditional and contemporary Māori art

National Library logo

National Library – Topic Explorer: Māori music and performance

This topic set relates to Māori music and performance and includes articles, images, resource sets, videos, audio files, websites, and newspapers.

Visit National Library – Topic Explorer: Māori music and performance

National Library logo

National Library – Topic Explorer: Immigration to Aotearoa/New Zealand

This topic set is about migrants, refugees, journeys, transport and what has made New Zealand a popular migrant nation. It includes articles, images, resource sets, videos, audio files, websites, and newspapers.

Visit National Library – Topic Explorer: Immigration to Aotearoa/New Zealand

National Library – Topic Explorer: Refugees

This topic set relates to refugees and includes articles, videos, images, books, audio files, newspapers, websites, data, and resource sets.

Visit National Library – Topic Explorer: Refugees

National Library logo

National Library – Topic Explorer: Festivals and celebrations

This topic set relates to festivals and celebrations that are celebrated in New Zealand. It includes resource sets, images, videos, audio files, articles, archives, books, and websites.

Visit National Library – Topic Explorer: Festivals and celebrations

National Library logo

National Library – Topic Explorer: Rainbow Warrior

This topic set relates to the 1985 bombing of Greenpeace’s ship Rainbow Warrior in Auckland harbour. It includes images, videos, audio files, articles, websites, and books.

Visit National Library – Topic Explorer: Rainbow Warrior

National Library – Topic Explorer: New Zealand protest

This topic set provides information about the many demonstrations, strikes, marches and campaigns by protesters voicing opinions against wars, laws and events that New Zealand has seen. Use it to explore activists and protests like Bastion Point, The Land March and the 1981 Springbok tour.

Visit National Library – Topic Explorer: New Zealand protest

National Library logo.

National Library – Topic Explorer: Springbok tour 1981

This topic set relates to the 1981 Springbok tour when protests against the South African rugby team touring New Zealand divided the country. It includes images, videos, articles, audio files, resource sets, websites, manuscripts, research papers, and data.

Visit National Library – Topic Explorer: Springbok tour 1981

National Library – Topic Explorer: New Zealand sport

This topic set relates to New Zealand sport and includes images, videos, articles, audio files, resource sets, websites, manuscripts, data, and research papers.

Visit National Library – Topic Explorer: New Zealand sport

National Library – Topic Explorer: Tourism in New Zealand.

This topic set relates to tourism in New Zealand and includes images, resource sets, videos, research papers, articles, archives, books, audio files, websites, books, and data.

Visit National Library – Topic Explorer: Tourism in New Zealand.

National Library – Many Answers: World War Two (Junior secondary)

This page includes information about researching World War Two, tips, and links to further information.

Visit National Library – Many Answers: World War Two (Junior secondary)

National Library – Many Answers: World War Two (Junior primary)

This page includes information about researching World War Two, tips, and links to further information.

Visit National Library – Many Answers: World War Two (Junior primary)

National Library – Many Answers: Korean War (Senior secondary)

This page includes information about researching the Korean war, and how New Zealand became involved. It includes tips, and links to further information.

Visit National Library – Many Answers: Korean War (Senior secondary)

National Library – Many Answers: Festivals and celebrations, New Zealand (Senior primary)

This page includes information about researching New Zealand festivals and celebrations, tips, and links to further information.

Visit National Library – Many Answers: Festivals and celebrations, New Zealand (Senior primary)

National Library – Many Answers: Kiwiana, New Zealand (Senior primary)

This page includes information about researching Kiwiana, tips, and links to further information.

Visit National Library – Many Answers: Kiwiana, New Zealand (Senior primary)

National Library – Many Answers: Māori Land March 1975 (Junior secondary)

Visit National Library – Many Answers: Māori Land March 1975 (Junior secondary)

National Library – Many Answers: Immigration, New Zealand (Junior secondary)

Visit National Library – Many Answers: Immigration, New Zealand (Junior secondary)

National Library – Many Answers: Nuclear-free New Zealand (Senior secondary)

This page includes information about researching the nuclear-free movement in New Zealand, tips, and links to further information.

Visit National Library – Many Answers: Nuclear-free New Zealand (Senior secondary)

NZ History – Timeline: Dates

For a timeline of New Zealand's history you can search topics, events, people and places by A–Z, year date, or month on the NZ History website.

Visit NZ History – Timeline: Dates

NZ History – Culture and Society: Decade Studies

The NZ History website provides an overview of each decade of European settlement (such as 1920s, '50s, '60s, '70s and '80s) in New Zealand with year–by–year break down of key events that occurred, and examples of an emerging New Zealand identity.

Visit NZ History – Culture and Society: Decade Studies

Te Ara – Images and media: Anti–nuclear

This Te Ara search result example shows the search result for 'anti–nuclear' resources filtered for 'images and media'. You can enter a keyword into Te Ara search bar and then filter your results to view either stories, images and media, biographies, or related results from other Ministry for Culture and Heritage websites.

Visit Te Ara – Images and media: Anti–nuclear

Archives New Zealand: Protest, reform and change

This album includes 201 images and records related to protest, reform, and change, from Archives New Zealand's Flickr account.

Visit Archives New Zealand: Protest, reform and change

Archives NZ logo.

Archives New Zealand: Sport

This album includes 354 images related to sport from Archives New Zealand's Flickr account.

Visit Archives New Zealand: Sport

Archives NZ logo.

Archives New Zealand: 1975 Māori Land March.

This album includes images and records related to the 1975 Māori land march from Archives New Zealand's Flickr account.

Visit Archives New Zealand: 1975 Māori Land March.

Archives NZ logo.

National Library – Curiosity Cards: 2017 Women’s March

Use this curiosity card to spark student inquiry into the 2017 women's march in New Zealand. There are also links to further resources.

Visit National Library – Curiosity Cards: 2017 Women’s March

National Library – Curiosity Cards: Girls can do anything

Use this curiosity card to spark student inquiry into a 'Girls can do anything' poster, ca 1983. There are also links to further resources.

Visit National Library – Curiosity Cards: Girls can do anything

National Library – Curiosity Cards: Hikoi

Use this curiosity card to spark student inquiry into the 1975 Hikoi. There are also links to further resources.

Visit National Library – Curiosity Cards: Hikoi

National Library – Curiosity Cards: Cross-cultural identity

Use this curiosity card to spark student inquiry into cross-cultural identity. There are also links to further resources.

Visit National Library – Curiosity Cards: Cross-cultural identity

National library logo.

National Library – Curiosity Cards: Multiculturalism

Use this curiosity card to spark student inquiry into multiculturalism. There are also links to further resources.

Visit National Library – Curiosity Cards: Multiculturalism

NZHistory video: The third test – 1981 Springbok tour

This video from the NZ History website records the third test of the 1981 Springbok tour, held at Eden Park in Auckland. It records the dropping of flares and flour bombs on the park in an attempt by protesters in a Cessna aeroplane to stop the game.

Visit NZHistory video: The third test – 1981 Springbok tour

NZHistory video: Game cancelled in Hamilton, 1981 Springbok tour

This video from the NZ History website records the cancellation of the rugby game at Rugby Park in Hamilton during the 1981 Springbok tour, after protesters invaded the park and the game was cancelled for security reasons.

Visit NZHistory video: Game cancelled in Hamilton, 1981 Springbok tour

Ministry of Education Instructional Series search: New Zealand Culture

Use keywords to search the School Journal series for stories, articles, poems, and more that focus on culture and identity in New Zealand. They include themes such as cultural values, cultural knowledge and traditions, religion, arts and crafts, celebration, identity, diversity. respect, and belonging, in many different cultural groups in New Zealand. Some resources include audio and teacher support material.

Visit Ministry of Education Instructional Series search: New Zealand Culture


Footer: