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 60 stories
  • Behind the books

    Holy Cross School - Primary – Published 15/04/2014

    Year 5 and 6 students investigate the question 'How does the school library reflect the history of Holy Cross School?' See what they discover.

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  • Investigators and storytellers

    Waterloo School - Primary – Published 04/02/2014

    To begin their story, the investigators and storytellers at Waterloo School worked together to explore their own backgrounds and identifying their iwi. Then they looked at sharing the school's 75th Jubilee celebration.

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  • Discovering Edgecumbe

    Edgecumbe Primary School - Primary – Published 19/12/2013

    Room 7 children and their teacher had fun learning about how special their little rural town of Edgecumbe is with the help of their families. They share stories of their 'corner of the world'.

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  • Waitohu Wet Rock

    Waitohu School - Primary – Published 15/12/2013

    Our big idea/mission is to care for our Waitohu awa by planting it from the mountains to the sea. Find out how Waitohu School students are going to help do this.

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  • Drab to fab

    Corinna School - Primary – Published 09/12/2013

    Corinna School is a special place for Room 2. See how the students make their school even more special by painting a mural on one of the school walls.

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  • 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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