Suggested contexts

Contexts you can use to shape an iwi/local history based programme of learning

  • Trading and the economy

    • How have economic decisions affected the social and whānau fabric of local iwi?
    • Māori businesses are role models on the international scene for other indigenous peoples and role models for New Zealand business due to the tikanga-related principles they use to govern. Why is this?
  • Māori prophets

    • What prompted and supported  indigenous Māori religious movements in your local area?
    • What local and national influence did the Māori prophets have, and why?
  • Māori leaders

    • What forms has local leadership taken over time in your local area?
    • What influence has the Māori assertion of rights had on global leadership?
  • Place of Māori women

    • How have the roles, rights, and responsibilities of Māori women changed in your area over time? What ideas and events have brought about that change?
    • What role did local women play in the Nga Komiti Wahine and the suffrage movement?
  • Māori health

    • What health issues have affected local iwi over time?
    • What historical factors contributed to a local and national health crisis?


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