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Author(s): Bronwyn Hayward and Bronwyn E. Wood
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Author(s): Morgan Godfery

Who gets to define belonging? The nation state or its citizens? The government or civil society? This article argues that, for Māori, citizenship is and has been contested and conditional. It...

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Author(s): Nathan Matthews

It is debatable whether citizenship education in New Zealand has presented a version of citizenship that resonates with Māori. This article explores the ability of The New Zealand Curriculum (NZC...

Author(s): Rose Atkins, Rowena Taylor, and Bronwyn Wood

To be active members of a democracy, young people need to develop skills in active citizenship participation. Within New Zealand, there are opportunities to develop such skills within the social-...

Author(s): Philippa Hunter and Janina Rack

This article focuses on how Year 11 secondary students view themselves as political beings, voice political ideas, and think critically about political participation. The research was motivated by...

Author(s): Jane Abbiss

How might social-studies teachers enact critical forms of citizenship education in classrooms and what pedagogies support this? This question is explored in relation to literature about critical...

Author(s): Andrea Milligan and Sarah Rusholme

This article explores how teachers and students can make the most of citizenship learning opportunities when they visit cultural institutions such as museums, galleries, and memorial parks. It...

Author(s): Karl Kane and Tim Parkin

Voter participation by young people has been in long-term decline in New Zealand. Many do not understand what elected representatives do, and assume that politics does not affect them. Voter...

Author(s): Jocelyn Papprill

Education for sustainable citizenship is vital if we are to strengthen democratic processes and address complex, inescapable and seemingly insolvable “wicked problems”. For the past 4 years,...

Author(s): Billy Osteen and Sam Johnson

Sir Peter Jackson said that New Zealand is not a small country but a large village. Being a villager requires an active form of citizenship that involves collaboration, contribution,...

Author(s): Sally Airey and Ryan Reynolds

In a post-quake city with lots of empty spaces and vacant buildings, the small charitable trust Gap Filler has inspired young people to participate, contribute and fill these sites with temporary...

Author(s): Andrew Tzer-Yeu Chen

UN Youth is a youth-for-youth charitable civics education organisation that operates throughout the country. The organisation’s goal is to equip young people with the skills and knowledge...

Author(s): Ashalyna Noa and Josiah Tualamali'i

When our Pacific grandparents, parents and families migrated to Aotearoa they journeyed here for a better life and future for us. Our generation of Pacific youth leaders have many more...

Author(s): Meg Howie

How could tools such as Ask Away be used to give young people democratic experiences that make participation worthwhile?

Author(s): Andrew Wilson

Social studies is the learning area which deals most directly with the lives of all students; it is contemporary and historical and underpins the freedom, representation and participation people...

Author(s): Miranda Thomson

With the ever-increasing rate of social change, we need more than ever to provide a variety of opportunities for New Zealand students to ask questions about current social issues and consider the...

Author(s): Richard Thornton

The Electoral Commission’s vision is that young people become active and engaged citizens who understand and value what it means to live in a democracy, who have confidence in their voice, and who...