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 31 - 40 of 53 stories
  • Traditional world games

    Miramar Central School - Primary – Published 16/12/2010

    Have you played these games? A group of students from Miramar Central School interviewed family members to learn about games that are popular in the country and culture they are associated with.

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  • Paddy the wanderer

    Island Bay School - Primary – Published 14/12/2010

    Paddy the Wanderer was well known in Wellington in the 1930s. Island Bay School students find out why Paddy captured the hearts of so many, and how Wellington has changed over the years.

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  • Te Ruma Reo Rua

    Wilford School - Primary – Published 01/12/2010

    Find out about the students of the bilingual unit at Wilford School as they take a look at who they are. Read too about their school, and the special places and landmarks in Petone.

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  • Discovering our Thorndon

    Thorndon School - Primary – Published 25/11/2010

    Discover the history of one of the oldest suburbs in New Zealand. A group of year 7 and 8 students invite you to join them in exploring Thorndon School’s community. Happy reading!

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  • The living canoe

    Mitiaro High School - Secondary – Published 29/06/2010

    Learn how to build a paiere. Students from Mitiaro High School in the Cook Islands share how their school community built a canoe and the amazing learning journey the students experienced.

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  • Tiniroto through the looking glass

    Tiniroto School - Primary – Published 28/06/2010

    The students at Tiniroto School, in the Gisborne district have researched the history of their local area. Find out about how their community has developed over the years.

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  • Identity

    Waipaoa Station School - Primary – Published 28/06/2010

    The students at Waipaoa Station School, in the Gisborne district have learned about who they are through their pepeha or mihi and then researched a significant person and event from their local area. This is the first chapter of their trilogy on Identity.

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  • Waerenga-o-Kuri history

    Waerenga-O-Kuri School - Primary – Published 28/06/2010

    The students at Waerenga-O-Kuri School, in the Gisborne district have researched the history of their school and community based on a book written by local identity, Eleanor Hall. Take a look at their website and find out about the changes that have taken place over many years.

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  • Motu - From bush to grass

    Motu School - Primary – Published 27/06/2010

    Students at Motu School, in the Gisborne district have researched the history of their school and community over more than 100 years. Browse their website and see the changes that have taken place since 1895.

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  • Our school

    Apii Te Uki Ou - Primary – Published 25/05/2010

    The year 7 and 8 students at Apii Te Uki Ou, in Rarotonga, researched the history of their school. Browse their website to find out the results of their learning.

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