Overwhelmed with Where to Start Teaching New Zealand History?

Classroom resources

Posted: 11 November 2019
Notice reference #: 1HA1te

The award winning book by Marnie Anstis, Taketakerau: The Millennium Tree has FREE audio tracks available to download 

With full background sound effects, listen to bird calls, rain and thunder, music ... and the deep resonance of Koro's voice: "The seedling tree grew in an isolated land in the southern ocean – a green land set in blue, surrounded by a foam-white fringe." 

1) Koro and the Story of Taketakerau also gently follows the history of NZ (20 minutes)

2) Grandma's Snippets of World History tell of the development of civilisation over the last 2,000 years (40 minutes)

3) Page By Page places NZ's history in a global context (60 minutes)

4) God of Nations Anthem (for The Millennium Tree) (2 minutes)

FREE teacher notes for Taketakerau

Further information

Contact: Marnie Anstis

 (027) 306 0684