Dive deep into New Zealand’s collective history with this discounted New Zealand Explorers Activities bundle. Learn about Māui fishing up New Zealand, Pacific explorers such as Kupe, European explorers Tasman and Cook, the significance of navigator Tupaia, early meetings, violence and conflict between Māori and Europeans, and the 2019 Tuia 250 commemorations.
This New Zealand Explorers Activities bundle features both a Digital Google Slides resource and a paper-based scavenger hunt puzzle – plenty of options for your classroom!
Our New Zealand Explorer Digital and Paper-based WebQuest BUNDLE features the following two resources:
- Voyagers Scavenger Hunt WebQuest
- Voyagers Digital WebQuest Activity for Google Slides
Why Go Digital and Paperless?
Many classroom are now 1:1, BYOD, or improving the access of technological devices to students. This resource uses these devices to engage and enhance learning!
Further benefits include:
- High student engagement and motivation
- Access and share learning from anywhere
- Build a skill base with 21st-century learning tools
- Save on paper and printing!
- Accessible on a range of devices including Chromebooks, iPads, tablets and more!
Aotearoa New Zealand Curriculum Links:
Māori voyaging through the Pacific was deliberate and skilful and brought with it Pacific whakapapa and cultural identities. These identities were transformed over the centuries through adaptations to and relationships with the environment, and through the formation of hapū and iwi that eventually occupied Aotearoa New Zealand.
What stories do hapū and iwi tell about their whakapapa and their voyaging and exploration?
Year 4-6: Tūrangawaewae me te kaitiakitanga | Place and environment
People adapted their technologies and tools to the new environment of Aotearoa New Zealand.
How did mana whenua, early resource seekers, and settlers impact on the natural environment? How did mana whenua engage with early newcomers?