Ko ahau | Me — supporting resources

Use these supporting resources to explore ideas about identity, values, goals, and changes inspired by the 'Ko ahau | Me' gallery of questions, images, and facts.

Inā kei te mohio koe ko wai koe
i anga mai koe i hea,
kei te mohio koe, kei te anga atu ki hea.

If you know who you are
and where you are from,
then you will know where you are going.

Use the following prompts and resources to explore your individual identity, values, goals, and changes.

Identity — who am I?

Prompts: Names, whakapapa, culture, heritage, belonging, tūrangawaewae, faith, beliefs.

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Values — what do I value?

Prompts: Family and whānau, morals and ideals, faith and beliefs, sport and recreation, environments, my culture, passions and interests, better living.

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Goals — what are my aspirations?

Prompts: Types of success, achievements, challenges, self-fulfilment, wellbeing, friendships and relationships, social and emotional competencies.

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Changes — how am I changing?

Prompts: Growth, learning and understanding, gains and losses, relationships, perspectives, self-identity, empathy and acceptance, interests, challenges.

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Books

Fiction

  • Child of Aotearoa by Melanie Drewery, 2004 (primary)
  • First to the Top: Sir Edmund Hillary's Amazing Everest Adventure by David Hill, 2015 (primary, intermediate)
  • Mission Girl: The Writings of Atapo, Paihia, c.1840 by Fleur Beale, 2020 (primary, intermediate)
  • Remember That November by Jennifer Beck, 2012 (primary, intermediate)
  • The Talking Stick by Dot Meharry, 2008 (primary, intermediate)
  • The Woven Flax Kete by Angie Belcher, 2003 (primary, intermediate)

Non-fiction

  • All About Kiwiana: New Zealand Treasures and Traditions by Dave Gunson, 2016 (primary, intermediate)
  • Layer Upon Layer = Whakapapa by Jude Roberts, 2006 (primary, intermediate, secondary)
  • Mihi / Ngā Kupu me ngā Pikitia by Gavin Bishop, 2020 (primary, intermediate)
  • Our Children Aotearoa by Sue Copsey, 2011 (primary, intermediate)
  • Pacific Auckland: Photographs by Evotia Tamua by Evotia Tamua, 2008 (primary, intermediate, secondary)
  • Piano Rock: A 1950s Childhood by Gavin Bishop, 2012 (primary, intermediate, secondary)
  • The Māori World by Margaret Kawharu, James Heremaia and Serena Stevenson, 2005 (primary, intermediate, secondary)
  • Tūrangawaewae: Identity & Belonging in Aotearoa New Zealand by Trudie Cain, Ella Kahu and Richard Shaw, 2017 (intermediate, secondary)

Instructional series — fiction and non-fiction

Instructional series — poems

Artworks


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