Education resource and script
Bring the story of the 28th Māori Battalion to life
The Battalion by Māori playwright Helen Pearse-Otene tells a moving story about friendship, loyalty, madness and redemption.
Bring the legacy of New Zealand's 28th Māori Battalion to life in your classroom with a story that inspires and educates.
comprehensive education resource and script
Our education resource and script is ideal for students of history, drama, Māori studies, English, social studies and more.
Developed by experienced educator Susan Battye, the resource is designed to meet secondary school curriculum requirements and provide teachers with support for lesson planning.
The Battalion education resource features:
Guidance for exploring historical, cultural and family themes inside the classroom
Notes for presenting The Battalion as a theatrical work at your school or community venue
Practical workshops and exercises for students
Detailed background information about the historical context including academic references
The resource accompanies Helen Pearse-Otene's published script, which includes:
A foreword by legendary theatre persona Alan Scott
Notes from the director and writer
Design by Fay & Walter 2023
Purchase scripts and learning resources from licensing agent, Playmarket.
Scripts are available as a published book or digital copy.
RRP $22.00 GST inclusive*
*To discuss pricing for low-decile schools, please get in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Our comprehensive education resource is available in a digital format.
RRP $20.00 GST inclusive
Performing the play
If you would like to discuss licensing for a performance of the play, please get in touch with Playmarket via the website links below.