The Minister of Education, the Hon Chris Hipkins has launched the public engagement on draft curriculum content for Aotearoa New Zealand’s histories. The ministry is calling for feedback
The themes include the arrival of Māori, early colonial history, Treaty of Waitangi, the New Zealand wars and New Zealand's role in the Pacific.
In September 2019 the Government announced their plan to clarify that NZ history should be taught in all schools and kura from 2022.
The half-day sessions will be held in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch in late March. There is no charge for admission, but spaces are limited. For more information, and to register your interest, please see the event webpage.
It is vital that librarians are part of this kōrero, so please sign up !