Using Te Ara -
The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
1. Waitemata Harbour
L.I. Develop our knowledge of Auckland and the Tamaki River.
Familiarise ourselves with an online NZ encyclopaedia.
Use our skimming and scanning skills.
Use this link to open Te Ara
Enter Waitemata into the search box and use that page to answer these questions.
What sort of landform is the Waitemata harbour?
Why was it chosen to be New Zealand’s capital?
What does Waitemata mean?
It means Wellington
Tell me one interesting fact about each of these features of the Waitemata:
Auckland’s chief port -Chief
Viaduct basin -Viaduct Harboue
Harbour bridge -Waitemata Bridge
Greenhithe bridge -Greenhite Harbour
Natural features -Cultures
Copy the ma