Part of story: European discovery of plants and animals
How caves form Caves are formed by natural processes such as the action of rainwater, waves, glaciers or lava (molten rock).
Part of story: Caving
Maruiwi Around the time of Toi, who was one of the first explorers to reach New Zealand from Hawaiki, the Maruiwi people inhabited lands throughout the central North Island. Their
Part of story: Ngāti Tūwharetoa
The great outdoors
Part of story: Children’s play
Although James Cook produced the first outline of New Zealand, it was the French who produced most of the coastal surveys before 1840. At least six charts of the Bay of
Part of story: Early mapping
Snares Snaring with a looped rope was a common method of catching birds.