Through role-play, ākonga will be immersed in a dramatic recreation of the signing of our most prominent national document. Rangatira, missionaries, rogues, and Governor Hobson himself will 'come to life' in this reimagining of our founding story.
Suitable for: Years 3 to 8
Learning areas: Social sciences (including history), English
Duration: 2 hours
Available: All year
Founding document: Te Tiriti o Waitangi — Treaty of Waitangi
He Tohu themes: The documents, people, living together, our future
What ākonga will learn
Ākonga (students) will learn about the:
- dynamics of Aotearoa New Zealand in 1840
- concept of 'treaty partners'
- relevance of our founding document to citizens of Aotearoa New Zealand today.
What ākonga will do
Participate and contribute to:
- group work
- student-led activities.