Set 1: He Tohu and Tuia — Encounters 250

Use this set of curiosity cards to inspire inquiry and conversation about themes related to He Tohu and Tuia — Encounters 250 (Tuia 250).

He Tohu and Tuia 250

  • He Tohu is a permanent exhibition of the 3 iconic documents that shaped Aotearoa New Zealand: He Whakaputanga, Treaty of Waitangi (Te Tiriti o Waitangi), Women's Suffrage Petition.
  • Tuia 250 is a national commemoration marking 250 years since the first meetings between Māori and Europeans during James Cook and the Endeavour's 1769 voyage to Aotearoa New Zealand.

Introductory booklet about the He Tohu and Tuia Encounters 250 curiosity cards (pdf, 2.0MB)

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