Pasifika: Study of Island Communities in the Southwest Pacific
Pasiﬁka is a voyage of inquiry learning for social studies students at Level 5 in the New Zealand Curriculum. This textbook contains a wide variety of resources for team processing and inquiry and reﬂects the authors� own experience of living and teaching in Pasiﬁka communities in the Paciﬁc Islands and in New Zealand. Pasiﬁka is divided into three parts: - Pasiﬁka places and people � sets the scene in the tropical islands of the Southwest Paciﬁc. - Pasiﬁka communities � presents seven communities for research, each representing a different perspective. - New Zealand and Pasiﬁka � examines the position of Pasiﬁka people living in New Zealand and explores the relationships and interactions between New Zealand and our Paciﬁc Island neighbours.