Living Heritage aims to show the world New Zealand's unique cultural and historical treasures, or taonga, by:

  • encouraging the preservation of our heritage for today's and future generations;
  • creating and maintaining an online "living" database of original heritage resources;
  • motivating students and creating more effective learning and teaching, with the latest information communication technology;
  • providing meaningful activities and learning contexts;
  • assisting schools and teachers to become confident and successful in using online technology;
  • encouraging all New Zealand schools to participate in Living Heritage.

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