Schools' Living Heritage Stories

Explore these stories created by New Zealand students and discover how they captured their local Living Heritage treasures. The intention of the Living Heritage facilitators is not to alter the voice of the student authors, but to provide support to ensure the work is clearly presented.

Use the filters below to search for a story by school name or level. Stories created before September 2008 are found here

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Displaying 1 - 10 of 67 stories
  • Searching for our Tupuna

    Hora Hora - Primary – Published 11/03/2016

    The children at Hora Hora Primary walked in the forest above their school, found the remains of a civilization and wondered about the people who had lived there. Read their stories.

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  • Family celebrations

    Khandallah School - Primary – Published 16/12/2015

    This term Khandallah School Class 7 students have all had their sixth birthday. Then they wondered what else do we celebrate with our families?

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  • The Grand Pet Day

    Lincoln Primary School - Primary – Published 15/12/2015

    Pet Days have been happening for many years at Lincoln Primary School. The students share the history of their Pet Day.

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  • Karitane landmarks

    Karitane School - Primary – Published 11/12/2015

    Students from Karitane School share some of the interesting places in their community that are special to them.

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  • How Hokitika got its name

    Hokitika Primary School - Primary – Published 18/11/2015

    Hokitika - a town well-known but a question is often asked, is there a story behind its name? Hokitika Primary School bi-lingual class shares their discovery.

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  • A community school

    Wairakei Primary School, Taupō - Primary – Published 27/10/2015

    This dedicated bunch of Enviro Critters love to get creative, innovative and their hands dirty! Find out about their many environmental projects.

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  • Hikurangi: Past, present and future

    Hikurangi School - Primary – Published 17/09/2015

    In the past Hikurangi has had thriving timber, coal mining and dairying industries. The students of Room 4 have been researching the history of their town.

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  • Happy 100th Birthday Edgecumbe Primary School

    Edgecumbe Primary School - Primary – Published 11/06/2015

    Edgecumbe School's Room 7 shares a 'wonderful and very busy time' preparing for their special 'Happy Birthday Day' celebrations.

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  • A past pupil goes to war

    Kilbirnie School - Primary – Published 22/04/2015

    With the help of his family, students tell Francis John Herbert (Bert) Fear’s story, look at what Kilbirnie School was like in his day and at Kilbirnie in the time of WW1.

    WW100 story

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  • Brooklyn School remembers

    Brooklyn School - Primary – Published 22/04/2015

    The Brooklyn War Memorial stands high on a hill overlooking the suburb of Brooklyn. Students have researched the stories of many of the names inscribed on the base.

    WW100 story

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