Contexts you can use to shape a resistance and conflict based programme of learning.
Did the musket wars signal a new kind of conflict in Aotearoa?
What were the long reaching consequences?
What affect did the decline of Te reo Māori have on identity, place and a sense of belonging?
How was Te Reo revitalised in your local area? Did that reflect the national movement towards revitalisation?
How have change and conflict characterised your local area?
Are the Pākehā and Māori experiences of conflict in your community comparable?
What were the short term and long term consequences of land confiscation?
How could the confiscation of land in the past affect the future of your community?
What were the effects on Aotearoa as a nation when the local Parihaka conflict became a national event?
What parts of the Parihaka story run parallel to the story of iwi in your local area?
What were the individual and local responses to the two world wars in your community?
How far reaching were the consequences of those responses?
Explore local and national protest movements. Who showed leadership and a strong dedication to the cause? How were they supported (or derided) by local people?
Have there been times in your local area where a group or individual has been denied their civil rights? For what reason? What were the consequences?