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King and Country

King and country cover.
School Journal L4 June 2014.

by André Ngāpō

illustrations by Andrew Burdan

This fictionalised story is based on the controversial issue of Māori fighting for the British Empire during the First World War. Students will need some knowledge about the history of our race relations and, in particular, the colonisation of Aotearoa by the British. 

Series: School Journal Level 4 June 2014

Learning area: Social Sciences

Curriculum level: 4

Reading year level: 8

Category: Fiction

Related titles: Listed in TSM

Topics: First World War, Māori soldiers, marae, Māori language, Pākehā/Māori relations, rugby, Māori conscription

In: School Journal Level 4 June 2014

Publication date: June 2014

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