How to use this resource

Accessible, fun, and easy to use, Kia hiwa rā! is divided into four kete.


Examine protest, what it means, and how it is of importance in Aotearoa.

In the Explore kete, ākonga are using Te Papa, and its collections, to gather knowledge, understandings, and insights about protest, resistance, and defiance.


Get active in your local communities with issues that are important to you.

The Create kete offers suggestions for place-based action for transformation. This kete brings the concepts of protest, resistance, and defiance home to you and your setting – using place-based approaches to engage with questions at hand.


Share with us the learning that has taken place at your kura.

The Share kete allows schools, teachers and learners to upload, tag and share the amazing learning that has taken place in your context.


Enjoy a selection of quizzes, creative activities and more.

The Play kete section provides a series of activities that learners can engage with at any stage in their learning.

You can choose the way in which you want your learners to engage with Kia hiwa rā!

Each of the activities requires no other activities to have been completed. You might just choose one or two that appeal to you, your learners and your context, the most. If you would like a comprehensive inquiry journey, then start in the Explore kete and move through to the Create kete.