12 New Zealand History (12HNZ2)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Tamara Yuill Proctor

Recommended Prior Learning

Entry Requirements

10 credits in a Level 1 language-rich subject

12 New Zealand History


‘The New Zealand Wars’

Explore the long period of conflict and war in New Zealand from 1845 to 1869. Consider the warring sides, the motives, the battles and the outcomes. Investigate one conflict in detail and write a report on your findings.


  • Overview of the New Zealand Wars
  • The Northern War 1845-6 in detail: research
  • Investigation of one of the wars: causes and consequences

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


Learning Areas:

Social Science