Papakura High School Papakura High School

Level 1 Pacific Studies - Indigenous Pacific Histories & Identity

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms J. Lauaki.

Recommended Prior Learning

An interest in learning about Pacific cultures and history.

Are you interested in learning about the stories of the Pacific and the connections between Pacific nations? Then this is the course for you! This Semester course will look into how the history / stories and values of Pacific cultures allow us to know who we are, where we come from and what our future may hold.  We will also look into how Pacific people today show their identities through Pacific film, literature, and important Pacific thinkers.  The learning that will take place in this course is in preparation for the TWO INTERNAL Assessments that you will be sitting during the Semester.  

Learning Areas:

Social Sciences


The courses we offer are reviewed regularly and are subject to change.