Years 7 – 13
This programme invites students to reflect on the driving factors behind social change. Focusing on objects in Wellington Museum’s collection, such as the 1975 Hīkoi led by the late Dame Whina Cooper, and Nuclear-Free Wellington, students tackle contemporary issues such as human rights, environmentalism and the impacts of colonisation.
Key words: changemakers, protestandaction, significantevents,socialjustice, humanrights, battle of Molesworth Street, inner city bypass, nuclear free Wellington,1975hīkoi/landmarch, 1913 strikes, homosexual law reform
This visit is $3 per student (adults free).