The Ministry is migrating nzmaths content to Tāhurangi.           
Relevant and up-to-date teaching resources are being moved to Tāhūrangi ( 
When all identified resources have been successfully moved, this website will close. We expect this to be in June 2024. 
e-ako maths, e-ako Pāngarau, and e-ako PLD 360 will continue to be available. 

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To solve maths problems at year 6 it is very important for your child to be able to instantly recall addition and subtraction facts up to 20, and multiplication and division facts up to 10 x 10.

e-ako maths provides free online basic fact learning tools which will help your child learn their basic facts, as well as a collection of games to improve their speed and accuracy. If you think this would benefit your child, click to read how to access this resource (show instructions).

Click to read about the purpose of the tasks below (show purpose).

We suggest that you ask your child what they are learning in maths at school, and select a task from this menu.


Rapua he tau nui (Big number research) (PDF, 307KB)  Understand and use large numbers.
He ringa tītere (Weekend sports results) (PDF, 309KB) Understand the relative size of fractions and recognise equivalent fractions.
He wehenga he toenga (Parts and leftovers) (PDF, 674KB) Solve poblems involving operating with fractions.
He rautaki whakaoti paheko tau (What do they know?) (PDF, 437KB) Understand a variety of strategies for solving number problems.
Ngā tau e ngaro ana (Missing numbers) (PDF, 407KB) Use basic facts to solve number problems.
Ka hau ngā hautau (Fun with fractions) (PDF, 2.3MB) Use fraction circles to find equivalent fractions.
Te hautau hei tau ā-ira (Friendly fractions) (PDF, 2.2MB) Use a calculator to convert fractions to decimals.
Ko te 5 te tapeke (Create 5) (PDF, 595KB) Practise adding decimal numbers.


He Rapanga Tauira (Pattern problem) (PDF, 349KB)  Interpret a pattern and write a rule for any element of the pattern.
Whiriwhiria te pū (Letter puzzles) (PDF, 326KB) Solve algebraic equations - with diagrams.


He Raumata (Nets) (PDF, 354KB)  Design nets for a variety of containers.
Tuhia he āhua ahu-3 (It's a matter of perspective) (PDF, 1.1MB)  Draw two-dimensional representations of three-dimensional objects.


Rererangi pepa (Flights of fancy) (PDF, 314KB)  Make measurements to carry out a practical experiment.
Hot spots (PDF, 3.5MB) Read temperatures in degrees Celcius.
Kia Taumaha Rawa, ka Totohu (Solve it or sink it) (PDF, 3.1MB) Learn more about weight and area.
Ngā Poapoa Pepa (An absorbing challenge) (PDF, 2.8MB) Esimate and make sensible calculations of area.
Te Torotoro Tāone (Going the distance) (PDF, 2.6MB) Use a scale map to measure distances.


He Whakamātau Tūponotanga (Checking chances) (PDF, 701KB)  Design experiments to explore games of chance.
Me waiho kia tuwhera, me kati rānei (Open or closed) (PDF, 5.1MB)  Design a survey to carry out at home.