12 New Zealand History (12HNZ2)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Andrew Tebbutt

12 New Zealand History


‘Social Freedoms: Abortion Reform and Gay (or LGBTQ+) Culture’

Explore the long and contested history of Abortion rights and Gay (or LGBTQ+) culture in New Zealand. Choose a related event and investigate different perspectives on that event. Prepares for the History exam. 


  • Abortion history
  • The abortion debate and reforms of the 1970s
  • Gay culture in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries

 This course is split into two semesters: students can take just one course or both.


Recommended Prior Learning

Entry Requirements

10 credits in a Level 1 language-rich subject

Assessment Information

Possible Credits
External - 9 credits
Internal - 5 credits