31 October 2017

Tasman for schools in New Zealand and Australia

The Dutch embassy in Wellington has developed teaching materials about Abel Tasman. It's available for free for schools in New Zealand and Australia.

Abel Tasman lesson plan

The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Wellington, New Zealand, has developed a lesson plan about Abel Tasman. This programme is designed for children between 9 and 11 years old. Through several activities they learn more about Tasman’s expedition to Tasmania and New Zealand. Life on board of a VOC ship, navigation, and meeting with different cultures are approached in an informal and interactive way through quizzes and other games. The programme is available for free to all educational institutions and can be requested via: