Stories created before September 2008

This is a collection of Living Heritage stories created by New Zealand students before September 2008. Use the filters below to search for a story by school name or level.

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  • Historic Faces of Christchurch

    Unlimited Paenga Tawhiti - Secondary – Published 16/04/2007

    This project was undertaken by students from Unlimited Paenga Tawhiti in Christchurch. They looked at special buildings, art, and monuments in Christchurch. Included is the Christchurch Hospital nurses memorial chapel, the old Chief Post Office, Old Sod Cottage, Ballantynes store, Christchurch Cathedral, and Deans Cottage.

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  • Marcellin College Fa'a Samoa, the Samoan Way

    Marcellin College - Secondary – Published 03/04/2007

    Four Samoan Marcellin College students living in New Zealand created a website to show how they represent the living heritage of their Samoan culture. Includes topics such as kilikiti (cricket), art of Samoan tattoo, Samoan jewellery, Samoan wedding, Samoan food, and the Samoan chief (Matai).

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  • Where we came from, where we are now, and where are going

    Avondale School - Primary – Published 31/03/2007

    Students of Avondale Primary School have made this website to teach other people about their community of Avondale in the past and what it's like now. Different community aspects have been researched, based on the big idea of valuing Avondale's different cultures, experiences, traditions, histories, and languages.

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  • Koru Pa

    Central School - Primary – Published 29/03/2007

    Students from Central School in New Plymouth researched the history of Koru Pa in the Oakura area. The pa was built by the Mahanga Taiiru hapu of the Taranaki iwi around 1,000AD and abandoned in the 1820s.

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  • Mt Kaukau

    Raroa Normal - Intermediate – Published 30/10/2006

    Raroa Normal Intermediate students take a look at Wellington's Mt Kaukau. They provide statistics and information on the area's history, the Khandallah Pool, and on future plans for the area. Has notes on their research process.

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  • Makara's Little Secret

    Makara Model School - Primary – Published 29/10/2006

    Makara Model School students created a website about a visit from local author, Ruth Paul, who launched her book, 'The Little White Lie', in the Grand Hall in parliament. The school was invited to take pictures and film the big event. Includes information about Ruth Paul - her life and her book - and a short video of an interview with Ruth Paul and the book launch event.

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  • Ngā wai o Tamaki - Auckland's rivers

    Newton Central School - Primary – Published 29/09/2006

    This project was undertaken by a students from Newton Central School in Auckland. They looked at the history of two rivers in their area, the Waihorotiu (Ligars Canal) and Wai-a-te-ao, (Motions Creek).

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  • Holy Trinity Church

    Fitzroy School - Primary – Published 29/08/2006

    This project on the Holy Trinity Church in New Plymouth was undertaken by nine year five and six students from Fitzroy Primary School. They looked at the church's history, windows, interior, roof and wall construction, and the church bell. Includes sound files from interviews.

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  • The Pilot's Cottage

    Worser Bay School - Primary – Published 29/08/2006

    Worser Bay School in Wellington has created a website about an historic house, the Pilot's Cottage, as part of the Living Heritage initiative. This is where the first ships' pilots in Wellington lived when Worser Bay was a port in the late 1800's. The website discovers the people who lived there then and now, and includes quizzes and interviews.

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  • Special Places in Gisborne

    Awapuni School - Primary – Published 07/08/2006

    This project was undertaken by a group of year 4 Students from Awapuni School in Gisborne. They looked at special buildings, art, and monuments in Gisborne. Included is the library, Wyllie Cottage, art in public places, and the Captain Cook Memorials.

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