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Hine-o-te-Rangi: The Adventures of Jean Batten

Jen Batten in a plane.
People playing sports in a field.

by Bronwen Wall

In New Zealand, an eighteen-year-old named Jean Batten had a dream. She wanted to become the first woman to fly alone from England to New Zealand. So in 1930, the year she turned twenty, Jean travelled to England to learn how to fly.

Series: School Journal Level 3 November 2018

Learning area: English, Social Sciences, Technology

Curriculum level: 3

Reading year level: 6

Category: Non-fiction

Topics: achievement, aeroplanes, aviation, courage, determination, epic journeys, exploration, famous New Zealanders, flying, goals, Gipsy Moth, heroine, Hine-o-te-Rangi, history, inspiration, Jean Batten, Percival Gull, pilots, records, resilience

In: School Journal Level 3 November 2018

Publication date: November 2018

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