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This was the first year of the situations and the double-barrelled questions

This was the first year and used the term 'issues' rather than 'situations'

This one above was a trial paper before NCEA started at Level 3

2011
2011: New Zealand in the Nineteenth Century

Topic Two: Essay One
Describe the various ways in which New Zealand was connected to the outside world during the early contact period.
Evaluate which connection had the most significant impact on different Māori societies between 1800 and 1840.
Topic Two: Essay Tw0
Describe the different methods by which Māori attempted to assert sovereignty in Taranaki from 1860 to 1900.
Evaluate the extent to which these attempt to assert sovereignty were successful by 1900.

Topic Two: Essay Three
Describe the changes that took place in the gold industry in the North and South Islands between 1858 and 1900.
Evaluate the impact of these changes on the economic and social lives of people in both North and South islands until 1900.

Topic Two: Essay Four
Describe the changes that took place in the development of New Zealand’s economy between 1840 and 1900.
Evaluate the influence of these changes on the political and social structures of New Zealand by the end of the nineteenth century.

Topic Two: Essay Five
Describe the various ways in which European and Chinese men and women could experience racial and gender discrimination between 1840 and 1900.
Evaluate the effectiveness of the attempts of individuals and organisations to end such discrimination by the end of the nineteenth century.

Topic Two: Essay Six
Describe changing settlement patterns within New Zealand between 1840 and 1900.
Evaluate the extent to which these changing settlement patterns resulted in the emergence of an urban society by 1900.

2010

Topic Two: Essay (a)
Describe the evolving relationships between Maori and various Pakeha groups between 1800 and 1840.
Evaluate the extent to which some Māori societies were changed as a result of these relationships during this time.
Topic Two: Essay (b)
Describe the different waves of Pakeha immigration to New Zealand between 1840 and 1900.
Evaluate the impact of Pakeha immigration on the demographic and settlement patterns of nineteenth century New Zealand.
Topic Two: Essay (c)
Describe the New Zealand Government’s attempts to acquire Māori land through the use of the law between 1863 and 1900.
Evaluate the impact of the Government’s acquisition of land on Māori societies by 1900.
Topic Two: Essay (d)
Describe the development of New Zealand’s pastoralism industry in the nineteenth century.
Evaluate the influence that pastoralism had on New Zealand economy and society up to 1900.
Topic Two: Essay (e)
Describe the changes that occurred in New Zealand’s economy and society during the Long Depression of the 1880s and 1890s.
Evaluate the extent to which different Governments successfully dealt with these changes up to 1900.
Topic Two: Essay (f)
Describe the discriminatory conditions experienced by many women in nineteenth century New Zealand society that led to calls for and attempts at change.
Evaluate the influence of these changes on the lives of New Zealand women by 1900.

2009

History: Examine a significant historical situation in the context of change, in an essay (90658)

Topic Two: Essay One
Describe the relationships that developed between different iwi and Christian missionaries between 1814 and 1840.
Evaluate the extent to which Māori societies were changed in that time period as a result of these relationships.
Topic Two: Essay Two
Describe the different methods by which Māori leaders attempted to assert or maintain Māori sovereignty between 1858 and 1900.
Evaluate the success that these leaders had in retaining sovereignty by 1900.
Topic Two: Essay Three
Describe the major developments in the New Zealand gold industry between 1861 and 1900.
Evaluate the impact of these developments on New Zealand society by 1900.
Topic Two: Essay Four
Describe the developments that took place in New Zealand’s transport and communications between 1860 and 1900.
Evaluate the influence of these developments on the lives of nineteenth-century New Zealanders.
Topic Two: Essay Five
Describe the different waves of Pākehā immigration to New Zealand between 1840 and 1900.
Evaluate the impact of Pākehā immigration on the population composition and settlement of nineteenth-century New Zealand.
Topic Two: Essay Six
Describe the conditions experienced by manufacturing workers in New Zealand during the 1880s.
Evaluate the impact that the investigation into sweating, the formation of trade unions, and the election of the Liberal Government had on conditions for New Zealand workers by 1900.

Content Guidelines: Topic Two: New Zealand In The Nineteenth Century 2008
Topic Two: Essay One
Describe the changing relationship between Māori and Pākehā during the early contact period of New Zealand history up to 1840.
Evaluate the extent to which Māori societies were affected by this relationship between 1800 and 1840.
Topic Two: Essay Two
Describe the New Zealand government’s attempts to acquire Māori land by legislative means between 1863 and 1900.
Evaluate the impact of the government’s acquisition of land on Māori societies by 1900.
Topic Two: Essay Three
Describe the major developments in New Zealand farming between 1860 and 1900.
Evaluate the impact of these developments on farmers and the New Zealand economy by 1900.
Topic Two: Essay Four
Describe the changes that occurred in the New Zealand economy in the 1880s and 1890s.
Evaluate the extent to which different governments successfully dealt with these changes during this time.
Topic Two: Essay Five
Describe the ways in which some Pākehā women experienced gender discrimination in nineteenth-century New Zealand.
Evaluate the extent to which individuals and organisations had achieved improvements for women by 1900.
Topic Two: Essay Six
Describe the situation in nineteenth-century New Zealand that led to the formation of temperance organisations and the prohibition movement.
Evaluate the impact of temperance organisations and the prohibition movement on New Zealand society by 1900.
Topic Two: New Zealand in the Nineteenth Century 2007
Topic Two: Essay One
Describe the developments between 1800 and 1840 that led to New Zealand being linked to the outside world.
Evaluate the extent to which Māori societies were changed as a result of these links during this time.
Topic Two: Essay Two
Describe the different methods through which Māori provided resistance to Pākehā colonisation and land acquisition between 1860 and 1900.
Evaluate the effectiveness of these methods on the retention of Māori land and authority during this time.
Topic Two: Essay Three
Describe developments in New Zealand’s gold industry between 1861 and 1900.
Evaluate the social, political and economic impact of gold on the lives of nineteenth-century New Zealanders.
Topic Two: Essay Four
Describe the changes that took place in New Zealand’s demographics and settlement patterns in the nineteenth century.
Evaluate the influence of these changes on the lives of nineteenth-century New Zealanders.
Topic Two: Essay Five
Describe the changes that occurred in the New Zealand economy in the 1880s that created the “Long Depression”.
Evaluate the impact of these economic changes on New Zealand society and politics.
Topic Two: Essay Six
Describe some of the changing values, fears and aspirations that different groups of Pākehā had in the nineteenth century.
Evaluate the extent to which the values, fears and aspirations of Pākehā had shaped New Zealand society by 1900.
Topic Two: New Zealand In The Nineteenth Century 2006
Topic Two: Essay One
Describe developments that took place in the relationship between Māori and Pākehā between 1800 and 1840. Evaluate the influence that contact with Pākehā had on Māori between 1800 and 1840.
Topic Two: Essay Two
Describe events in New Zealand and elsewhere in the 1830s that changed New Zealand’s race relations and led to the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi.
Evaluate the influence that the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi had on New Zealand’s race relations in the 1840s and 1850s.
Topic Two: Essay Three
Describe developments in New Zealand’s pastoralism industry in the nineteenth century. Evaluate the economic and political influence that pastoralism had on New Zealanders during this time.
Topic Two: Essay Four
Describe the major changes that took place in New Zealand’s demographics and settlement patterns in the nineteenth century. Evaluate the influence of these changes on the lives of nineteenth century New Zealanders
Topic Two: Essay Five
Describe the changes that took place in the rights and roles of women in nineteenth century New Zealand society between 1850 and 1900. Evaluate the influence of these changes on the lives of women by 1900.
Topic Two: Essay Six
Describe the developments that took place in New Zealand’s transport and communications between 1860 and 1900. Evaluate the influence of these developments on the lives of nineteenth century New Zealanders.