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“Ngā Mahi a te Rēhia: Māori Games”, School Journal, level 3, April 2013

19 March 2014

Cover of the School Journal, level 3, April 2013

This report describes eight traditional Māori games and lists several more.

The fictional story, “Eggshell”, which follows the article, gives a modern-day example of children learning about a traditional Māori game.

Other resources

This news item explores playground crazes over time.

Discussion starters

  • Characteristics of technology: Use this and other examples to describe how societal and/or environmental issues can influence what people decided to make, how they would undertake planning, the selection of resources, and how they would make and test an outcome. Explain why particular technological outcomes have changed over time. Describe examples of how technology has impacted on the social world over time. (level 3)
  • Technological products: Use this and other examples to describe how the properties combine to ensure the materials allow the product to be technically feasible and socially acceptable. (level 3)

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