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Life in Aotearoa New Zealand

Life in Aotearoa New Zealand.

This article describes the evolutionary development of life in Aotearoa New Zealand and addresses the question of why our flora and fauna are so distinct. It introduces and explains the concepts of evolution and adaptation and offers a brief overview of how the land itself changed over many millions of years.

Series: Connected 2020 Level 3 – Kaitiakitanga

Learning area: English, Science

Curriculum level: 3

Category: Non-fiction

Strand: Nature of science, Living world

In: Connected 2020 Level 3 – Kaitiakitanga

Publication date: December 2020

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