Free for Porirua schools or $2 per child per programme.
Take half a day and follow the footsteps of the first Maori and European settlers in the area.
Know your own neighbourhood and the strategic importance of Porirua in the mid-nineteenth century.
Pātaka educator and historian, Linda Fordyce takes you and your hired busload around 'Porirua" - the place where the tide flows from two harbours- on a journey that follows the footsteps of the first Māori and European settlers in the area.
The programme includes a pre-tour visit (60 minutes) to your school to help provide your students with the narrative/contexts surrounding the tour and the visual imagery of the past.
Sites include a coastal whaling station, colonial stone barrack remains and Wellington’s last fighting pā site.
If you're booking a bus, it's an approximately 40 km round trip.
Social Sciences – all strands
Email email@example.com or phone (04) 237 3551 if you'd like us to tailor a programme to meet your learning goals.