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Rations Challenge

Key details

Cost: $7.50 per student

Programme duration: 70-80 minutes

To book, contact:
Chris Davey, BA, Dip Tchg
Education Officer

Phone: (03) 343 9517

Rations Challenge


Suitable for Y5-8 students

Learn about rationing and ration packs in World War Two, then split into teams to cook and eat a contemporary New Zealand Defence Force ration pack. During the scenario, teams must work together to complete their mission within the given timeframe. A great decision-making and cooperative skills programme.

  • Technology: Technological Knowledge, Nature of Technology
  • Health: Physical Safety, Food and Nutrition
  • Social Sciences: Continuity and Change, Economic World
  • English: Listening, Reading, and Viewing
  • Key Competencies: All

Open daily from 9.30am to 4.30pm (except Christmas Day)
Entry to the Museum is free, donations are appreciated.

45 Harvard Ave, Wigram, Christchurch | 03 343 9532

We welcome visitors of all abilities