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 51 stories
  • Moerewa stories

    Moerewa - Primary – Published 24/04/2014

    Take a look at the history of Moerewa through stories and pictures by students at Moerewa School. Enjoy reading their Living Heritage story.

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  • Behind the books

    Holy Cross School - Primary – Published 16/04/2014

    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 05/02/2014

    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 Jubillee celebration.

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  • Discovering Edgecumbe

    Edgecumbe Primary School - Primary – Published 20/12/2013

    Room 7 children and their teacher have 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 16/12/2013

    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 10/12/2013

    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 28/10/2013

    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 27/09/2013

    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 10/06/2013

    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 13/03/2013

    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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