Pacific Islands - Niue

Image:Coconut Crab on its dinner in Niue by fearlessRich on Flickr

Niue is an island country in the South Pacific Ocean, 2,400 kilometres northeast of New Zealand. To support your search for information on the island of Niue, we have selected a range of online information for you to use. SCIS 1525172


BBC country profiles - Niue

Quick facts and a general overview of Niue.

Suggested level: intermediate, secondary
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-16536890


Digital NZ

This site provides access to thousands of pictures, video, sounds and objects from New Zealand museums, libraries, galleries, archives and private institutions.
To discover a set and items, use the search term 'Niue.'

Suggested level: primary, intermediate, secondary
www.digitalnz.org/


ManyAnswers

To discover information on the school work site ManyAnswers use the search term Niue.

Suggested level: primary, intermediate, secondary
http://manyanswers.co.nz


Niue – Tourism Office site

Although its focus is on tourist attractions, this website provides a useful range of information on the island of Niue, including history and culture, events and activities.

Suggested level: primary, intermediate, secondary
www.niueisland.com/about/


Niue Travel Guide

Aimed mainly at tourists, but includes maps and information about the geography, climate, flora and fauna, history, economy and people of Niue.

Suggested level: intermediate, secondary
http://niue.southpacific.org/index.html


World Factbook - Niue

CIA World Factbook provides current facts and figures about Niue, including demographic and economic data.

Suggested level: intermediate, secondary
www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ne.html


EPIC

Encyclopaedia Britannica Online offers comprehensive information on Niue, at junior and more advanced levels. School login (username and password) is required.

Suggested level: primary, intermediate, secondary
www.tki.org.nz/epic2


Books

Have you thought about using books with your class to support your topic? The following are some suggestions for your students (and you!) to read and enjoy.

Show day by Jill MacGregor, 2015, (junior primary)
The uga hunt by Jill MacGregor, 2013, (junior primary)
We are the rock by David Riley, 2012, (secondary)

Video

Destinations, Rebekah Parsons-King, Stuff.co.nz, 2.21
www.stuff.co.nz/travel/destinations/pacific-islands/68537733/hunting-for-uga-the-pacific-coconut-crab-in-niue