The Ministry of Education has again subscribed to a range of quality e-resources as part of the EPIC consortium for the new subscription year (1 April 2015 – 31 March 2016) to make them available FREE to all New Zealand School staff and students. They have also increased the subscription to include the New Zealand Geographic Archive....

First World War inquiry guides (English medium) and resource packs (Māori medium) for teachers of years 1-13 are now available on the First World War Inquiry Guides and Resources website.

The research based Reading Together programme has been running workshops for students and their families since 1982.

The Rugby World Cup has been played every 4 years since 1987. The 2015 Rugby World Cup, set to play in England and Wales, will be the 8th competition in the tournaments history. The following links provide a range of resources that explore the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

We have selected these resources to support you when you need information relating to Matariki, the Māori celebration of New Year, the Seven Sisters, Pleiades, constellations, and Māori gardening.  SCIS 1525159



25 June 2015

If you built the house of your imagination, what would it look like and what would you do there? Four fabulous children's books explore houses and homes.

30 June 2015

When visiting the State Library of Victoria recently and enjoying the Mirror of the World exhibition, I was impressed by the magnificent, enormous Audubon book, Birds of America. But, even this splendid work of art had an oval stamp in green ink declaring MELBOURNE PUBLIC LIBRARY.