Discuss these brainstorming questions with your classmates: What do you know about Pakeha and Maori cultures? Can you imagine what other communities there are in New Zealand? Is it possible to have a united nation in a multicultural society?
Choose three words from the vocabulary lists or the toolbox and write a brief definition for each. Read your definitions and have your classmates guess the words.
The All Blacks performing the Haka, 2017.
Idiom of the week!
“United we stand, divided we fall”
This inspirational expression is used as a motto to inspire unity and alliance in a community.
It has been used by famous politicians and artists such as Winston Churchill, Donald Tusk and Tupac Shakur, to warn against division and promote unity.
Multicultural New Zealand
empire /ˈɛmpaɪə/ (n.)
grievance /ˈgriːvəns/ (n.)
sovereignty /ˈsɒvrɪntɪ/ (n.)
address issues (exp.)
find middle ground (exp.)
right the wrongs (exp.)
move forward (v.)
fair / unbiased /ˌʌnˈbaɪəst/ (adj.)
be on an equal footing with (exp.)
equal opportunity (exp.)
brotherhood / sisterhood (n.)
belong with / among (v.)
collective identity (exp.)
agreement / treaty (n.)
nationhood /ˈnɛɪʃənhʊd/ (n.)
individuality /ˌɪndɪvɪdʒuˈælɪtɪ/ (n.)
fit in (v.)
On your way to the task ❯❯ Step 1
Present an award to a New Zealand company or organization.
❯❯ Step 2
Organize an ʻideathonʼ to promote diversity on Race Relations Day.
❯❯ Step 3
Run a Twitter campaign to raise awareness about inclusion.
❯❯ Your final project
Organize and present a multicultural event in order to pay tribute to diversity in New Zealand.