Exploration ideas & activities

The following resources have been developed to support parents, whānau, and communities to explore themes and topics related to Tuia Mātauranga. More resources will be published on this page progressively from August to September 2019.

Kuaka the Explorer
Activity idea to help children to explore their heritage & environment
The story of who we are comes from the people and places that are important in our life. This activity encourages children and young people to visit the places that are important to them and their family– it’s about exploring and capturing their place in this world. Read more

Māra kai - gardening for food
Activity idea to help children discover how to grow their own food
The long standing tradition of growing your own food can have a positive impact on the health of people, as well as the environment. This activity encourages children, young people and their whānau to think about why we might want to grow our own food, and how we can all do this. Read more