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 11 - 20 of 55 stories
  • Shannon heritage

    Shannon School - Primary – Published 27/10/2013

    After finding out about their own heritage, students of Shannon School discovered the heritage of the Shannon area. Read the presentations they shared with their community.

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  • Knock! Knock! Who's there?

    Bayswater School - Primary – Published 26/09/2013

    The people of Bayswater School have been learning about the history of housing in their local area, Devonport and Bayswater. Enjoy their learning, findings and reflections.

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  • Places of significant interest in Taupo

    Tauhara Primary School - Primary – Published 09/06/2013

    Students from Tauhara Primary School share some places of interest from around the Taupō area where they live.They invite you to visit these wonderful places yourself some day.

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  • Northern suburbs, Wellington

    Newlands College - Secondary – Published 12/03/2013

    What is the history of the Newlands and Johnsonville community in Wellington? Take a look at what Newlands College students have discovered.

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  • Personal migration stories

    Wellington High School - Secondary – Published 18/11/2012

    Welcome to their project about migration to New Zealand. Wellington High School year 9 students tell the stories of the journeys their ancestors took to New Zealand.

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  • Holy Cross reflections in Miramar

    Holy Cross School, Miramar - Primary – Published 25/09/2012

    Join year 5 and 6 students at Holy Cross School, Miramar as they discover what is special about their school. Reflecting on their past has helped them to understand who they are and the special place meditation has in their lives.

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  • Fofoga he Atu Pulapulaola ha Niue

    Niue Primary School - Primary – Published 24/06/2012

    These stories have been titled ' FOFOGA HE ATUHAU PULAPULAOLA HA NIUE'. This translates as the Beauty of the young generation of Niue. The beauty is within the stories that the children have written about their life on Niue.

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  • Nukutuluea Foou

    Waterlea School - Primary – Published 13/06/2012

    Niuean children from Waterlea School invite you to read their story and share their Niuean heritage and their family links to Niue. Even though they live in New Zealand their connection with Niue is very strong and their story reflects this strong connection.

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  • Our Changing Indian Heritage

    Marcellin College - Secondary – Published 11/06/2012

    In this story the Indian students from Marcellin College record some of their history, their memories of India, and how they are maintaining their Indian culture in New Zealand by continuing to celebrate their Indian Festivals.

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  • Patea 2012

    Patea Area School - Primary – Published 26/04/2012

    Find out about the Patea 2012 storm. The year 3 and 4 children from Patea Area School had many experiences to share with each other, and wrote and drew pictures of what had happened.

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