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Ned Kelly was the most famous of Australia's bushrangers.

Buzz Aldrin on the moon

Water is the most common substance on Earth's surface. All life on Earth needs water to survive.

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Healthy water system
How water pollution occurs

QUESTIONS
1. How much of the water on Earth is in the salty oceans?
2. What are some of the ways in which people use water?
3. How does water affect Earth's climate?
4. What are some reasons for water shortages? What can be done to conserve water?
5. Why would people die if they drank only seawater?
6. What are some ways in which water shapes Earth?
7. How much of Earth is covered with water?
8. Why would Earth become a lifeless arctic desert if ice did not float?
9. What is the water, or hydrologic, cycle?

The Treaty of Waitangi was an agreement between Māori leaders of New Zealand and the British government in 1840.

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Treaty of Waitangi
Waitangi Day
Māori
Māori Language

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New Zealand

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History of New Zealand

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Treaty of Waitangi
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Tāmati Wāka Nene

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Early Peoples - The Maori

Sir Edmund Hillary, left, a New Zealand mountain climber, and Tenzing Norgay, right, a Sherpa tribesman from Nepal, became the first two men to reach the top of Mount Everest and return.