The following people are all well-known (world famous in New Zealand)and there backgrounds ancestry and family origins should all be reasonably easy to ascertain.
- In pairs or in small groups, choose just one of the characters listed below and spend no more than twenty minutes researching their background. You are specifically looking for information around their country of origin.
It may well be their grandparents, or their great, great, great grandparents that were the first arrivals in New Zealand of that family. Search for the place of birth.
- Complete the form at the bottom of the page
- Print (Copy-paste into ‘doc) and save the completed form for assessment, or post it on your own blog as an assessment item.