PL 5-1: Ā Tātou Whakapapa Our Story (Yr 11)

Overview: Achievement Objectives

There are a range of Ngā Whāinga Paetae Achievement Objectives (AOs) which are the essential areas of knowledge, and each AO must be covered over all the phases of learning. Teachers may choose how to group these, including making choices regarding effective integration into the wider school curriculum.

Ngā Kaupapa
Content Area
Phase of Learning: 5-1
Theme: Ā Tātou Whakapapa Our Story
Touchstone: Whakawhirinaki Trusted
Content Area Title 
Focus Question
Our History: In Aotearoa New Zealand
What is the Catholic story in Aotearoa?
Content Area Aims
• Understand the Māori context into which the first Catholics came and the development of the Catholic Church in Aotearoa New Zealand.
• Understand the challenges to, and contributions of, Catholics in Aotearoa New Zealand, and the place of the Church in our country.
General to Content Area Young people will:
AO1 Develop understanding of major aspects of Māori spirituality and belief before the arrival of Christianity and examine the response of Māori to the Catholic mission.
AO2 Recognise the contribution of individuals, groups and events in the establishment and early development of the Catholic Church in Aotearoa New Zealand.
AO3 Optional.
Mana Tapu
AO4 Explore the positive contribution of different cultures to the Catholic Church in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Aroha Pūmau
AO5 Explore places of holiness and spiritual significance in Aotearoa New Zealand and identify places that give us a sense of wholeness and peace.
AO6 Examine how the Catholic Church and community has responded to challenges and makes positive contributions to New Zealand society.
AO7 Develop an understanding of Catholic involvement in, and commitment to, Te Tiriti o Waitangi at the time of signing and subsequently.
AO8 Explore and experience prayers and waiata that are part of the Catholic cultural landscape of Aotearoa New Zealand.
School Level AO
Te Kōhatu:

Whakawhirinaki – Trusted
AO9 Recognise the taonga of being a person of integrity, what happens when we lose integrity, and what we can do to repair it.