Te Takanga o Te Wā and Aotearoa New Zealand’s histories now available

Aotearoa New Zealand is on a journey to ensure that all ākonga in our schools and kura learn how our histories have shaped our present day lives. The final Te Takanga o Te Wā in Te Marautanga o Aotearoa and Aotearoa New Zealand’s histories in The New Zealand Curriculum content is now available. 

The new content will support ākonga to be critical thinkers and understand our past, in order to make sense of the present. The feedback we heard from New Zealanders during the public consultation was invaluable, and we appreciate the input of everyone who took the time to support this important mahi for all the young people of Aotearoa. 

From 2023, Te Takanga o Te Wā and Aotearoa New Zealand’s histories will be part of all kura and schools’ marau ā-kura | local curriculum. The final content has been released in March 2022 to give kura and schools time to plan for implementation of the new curriculum content from term 1 2023. 

For more information, go to Aotearoa New Zealand's histories and Te Takanga o te Wā.

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