Pipitea to Parliament
The changing landscape of Thorndon - construct a huge puzzle map of central Wellington, and discover the layers of change that have shaped this area over the last 200 years.
The Changing Landscape of Thorndon
Construct a giant puzzle map of central Wellington, and discover the layers of change that have shaped this area over the last 200 years.
Links to NZ Curriculum Learning Areas
Social Sciences - Social Studies, History, Geography
Technology - Nature of technology, technological knowledge
Health and Physical Education - Relationships with other people.
Small teams of students work together to reconstruct a large puzzle representing the changes that have occurred in the Pipitea/Thorndon area since the early 1800s.
Contribution to Programme Objectives
- To develop an understanding of the heritage value of Old St Paul's
- To create awareness of the changing landscape of the Pipitea area
- To explore the changing uses and significance of Old St Paul's and its location.
- To present a time line of the changes to the area around Old St Paul’s from the 1800s to today
- To explore the impact of the arrival of people on the landscape, and the impacts of the environment on the people who came here
- For students to work cooperatively in teams to complete the puzzle.
Duration: 1-1.5 hours
Group size: 5-8 students per puzzle.
Find a suitable date with our Visitor Programme Coordinator