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 51 - 60 of 67 stories
  • 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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  • Ko Hongoeka te Marae

    Hongoeka - Primary – Published 21/05/2010

    Read about a marae in Plimmerton called Hongoeka. A small group of students from Hongoeka Bay decided to research the history, and general aspects of their marae during te reo Māori and tikanga classes.

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  • Our school history

    Titahi Bay North School - Primary – Published 21/05/2010

    Senior students at Titahi Bay North School have researched the history of their school. Read about the memories of several past pupils and compare their stories with what happens at the school in 2010.

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  • Pacific roots in Porirua

    Rangikura School - Primary – Published 20/05/2010

    A group of year 5 and 6 students at Rangikura School explored their family links with the Cook Islands and how they came to live in Porirua. Browse their website to find out about their Pasifika heritage.

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  • Historical treasures of Millers Flat

    Millers Flat School - Primary – Published 10/12/2009

    During 2009, students at Millers Flat School researched their heritage. Their aim was to create a database filled with information about the historical treasures around their district. Read what they have found out.

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  • SQUARE EDGE, What has changed?

    Our Lady of Lourdes School - Primary – Published 07/12/2009

    Year 5 and 6 students from Our Lady of Lourdes School share their inquiry into an historic, iconic building in Palmerston North. Take a look at their journey along the way through their images and blog entries.

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  • The history of a tree

    Russley School - Primary – Published 26/10/2009

    Year 1 and 2 children from Russley School, Christchurch found out about their community and things that were important to them. Read how they discovered that they had a special tree near their school protected by the city council.

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