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Here are links to entries we have on current Hot Topics being asked about on Anyquestions.co.nz.

 

Latest Hot Topics

We have lots of great entries about the Olympic Games!

For information on the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, go to our entry:

Olympic Games: Rio de Janeiro 2016

For information about Brazil, where the Olympics is being held, try:

Brazil (country)

For information about New Zealand's involvement in the Olympics, check out these entries:

Olympic Games: New Zealand's Participation

Valerie Adams

Peter Snell

Mark Todd (equestrian)

Sir Murray Halberg (1933 - )

For more background on the Olympics, and past Olympic Games, try these entries:

The Olympic Symbols

Ancient Olympic Games

Paralympic Games

Olympic Games: Sochi 2014

Olympic Games: London 2012

Olympic Games: Beijing 2008

Black September (group)

 

The Rugby World Cup starts on 19 September 2015. This sports competition occurs every four years and the 2015 competition will be played in England and Wales. Rugby is a popular sport in New Zealand and we've got some great entries about the game, the All Blacks, the World Cup and the countries involved:

All Blacks

All Blacks (Heaviest and Tallest)

Countries of the World

England (culture)

Richie McCaw (1980- )

Rugby Sevens

Rugby World Cup 2015 

Rugby World Cup (history)

Silver Fern as Rugby emblem

Springbok rugby tour 1981

The William Webb Ellis Trophy

Wales (culture)

If you notice something missing from these entries, you can go to our home page and ask us a question. If you're having trouble finding what you need online, log on to www.anyquestions.co.nz anytime 1-6pm Monday to Friday and a librarian can help you.

As New Zealand and other countries remember World War One, we are getting lots of questions about the war, New Zealand's involvement and the history of Anzac Day. This is a list of ManyAnswers entries about World War One, aimed at intermediate and secondary students. 

(We also have a World War One Hot Topic for primary and intermediate students.)

Animals in Wartime

Anzac Day

Anzac Day poppy

Anzac Poetry (WW1)

Armenian atrocities (World War One)

Battle of Passchendaele (World War One)

Battle of the Somme (World War One)

Bernard Freyberg (1889 - 1963)

Casualties (World War One)

Conscientious objectors (War)

Gallipoli

Māori, Pasifika and World War One

New Zealand Nurses (at war)

World War One

World War One (effects on soldiers)

World War One (New Zealand involvement)

World War One (primary sources)

World War One (tunnels)

World War One diary (creative writing)

If you notice something missing from these entries, you can go to our home page and ask us a question. If you're having trouble finding what you need online, log on to www.anyquestions.co.nz anytime 1-6pm Monday to Friday and a librarian can help you.

As New Zealand and other countries remember World War One, we are getting lots of questions about the war, New Zealand's involvement and the history of Anzac Day. This is a list of ManyAnswers entries about World War One, aimed at primary and intermediate students.

(We also have a World War One Hot Topic for intermediate and secondary students.)

Anzac Biscuits

Anzac Day (Primary)

Anzac Day Poppy

Wartime parcels

World War One (New Zealand involvement)

World War One (Primary)

If you notice something missing from these entries, you can go to our home page and ask us a question. If you're having trouble finding what you need online, log on to www.anyquestions.co.nz anytime 1-6pm Monday to Friday and a librarian can help you.

The EPIC resources make up a set of educational websites that are freely available to all registered New Zealand schools and some public libraries.

As of April 2015, a new resource has been added. Follow the link below to read our entry introducing this site and showing how you can use it for your research.

New Zealand Geographic Archive

To get to the EPIC resources you will need a password from your school librarian first. Or, you can log on to AnyQuestions.co.nz between 1 and 6pm Monday to Friday, and one of the librarians can help you online. Some EPIC resources may also be available through your public library.

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