Monday, 18 December 2017

Summer Learning Journey: Week 1 Day 1 & Activity 1: The first Settlers

Day 1: Arriving in New Zealand…

Day one: Arriving in Nz
Activity 1: The First Settlers

It is widely believed that the first people to arrive in New Zealand came from Polynesia. Most historians believe that they landed in New Zealand over 700 years ago. Although they were originally from many different countries, these settlers learned to live together and, eventually, formed their own distinct culture known as ‘Māori.’  Māori have their own language, traditions, and culture.

Follow this link to read a short story about a famous man in Māori mythology – Maui. On your blog, post three facts that you learned about this interesting man. What other stories have you heard about Maui?

Fact 1 - He never gives up
Fact 2 - He is the youngest out of the 5
Fact 3 - He won't listen to any negativity

1 comment:

  1. Hey well done on completing the first activity. You have chosen to include some great facts about Maui. He was certainly a very admirable person with lots of good qualities.

    Have you ever been fishing?