Curated resources

We have identified a range of online resources that are related to Tuia Mātauranga, which may be searched by topic, theme, and migration. These resources are intended to help you explore the themes of the commemoration and provide further background.

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  • 800 – 1400: Pacific voyagers and settlers

  • 1642 – 1840: European explorers and adventurers

  • 1840 – 1900: New settlers: British, French, German, Chinese, Scandinavian, Dalmatian and Lebanese

  • Post-WWII: Displaced by war: Yugoslavians, Greeks and Polish immigrants

  • 1950 – 1960: Land of opportunity: Pacific peoples, British, Dutch

  • 1960 – today: Refugees: East Africa, Middle East, South Africa, South-East Asia, North Africa, Zimbabwe

Online collections

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IMAGE: Early Spring; or, A Narrow of the Waikato River, 1881, Auckland, by Kennett Watkins. Purchased 2000 with New Zealand Lottery Grants Board funds. Te Papa (2000-0022-1)