NCEA

This page links to resource guides for subjects covered in the National Certificate of Educational Achievement for secondary school students. Also listed are resources useful for general homework and exam preparation.

NCEA subjects

General homework help

Listed below are general information sources that will suit a variety of homework tasks.

Christchurch City Libraries eResources (Teens - Homework): Resources on a range of subjects such as science, literature, history, music, geography and more. Includes Opposing viewpoints in Context and The Treaty of Waitangi Collection. Use these resources at a library or enter your library card and password / PIN.

You might also want to try:

Many Answers
Here you can search for answers to popular homework questions.
Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photographs, sounds, moving images, documents, graphs and maps are combined with text in Te Ara - an online encyclopedia of New Zealand with significant Māori content.
Acronym Finder
Stuck for words - literally? This site covers thousands of abbreviations and acronyms - just type it in and get the answer.
How Stuff Works
Have you ever wondered how the engine in your car works, or what gears do, or what makes the inside of your refrigerator cold? A great place to learn how things work in the world around you. A good starting point for science, technology or astronomy projects.
Internet Archive
The Internet Archive is building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. You can even contribute your own material.
Internet Tools
Having trouble searching the internet? Then use this one-top site for quick access to the best Internet tools.
Māori Dictionary
From Te Whanake. Search either English or Māori words. Audio provided for Māori pronunciation.
No Brain Too Small
NCEA levels 1 - 3 & Junior science revision.
Schools @ Look4
Information on a variety of curriculum subjects. Use the categories at the left to delve down into the subjects.
SparkNotes
All about literature for teens - "when your books and teachers don't make sense, we do."
Statistics New Zealand Tatauranga Aotearoa
Looking for facts and figures? Statistics New Zealand is the country's major source of official statistics.
Study guides and strategies
Multilingual site offering practical advice on writing basics, how to maximise learning, project skills preparing for tests and more.
Studyit
Your one stop site for achieving in NCEA. Find what you need to know, contact subject teachers, and get encouragement from other students.
Studyvibe
Learn about researching, searching, note taking and more with Studyvibe.
Wikipedia
The online encyclopedia created by contributors worldwide. Some schools don't allow it so check with your teachers first.
Wolfram Alpha
A computational knowledge engine for a wide range of topics. Examples supplied and video overview.
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