The Treaty of Waitangi - Te Tiriti o Waitangi

A DigitalNZ Story by Donna Robertson

The Treaty of Waitangi - New Zealand's founding document - was signed on 6 February 1840.

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Spectators at Waitangi treaty celebrations, Waitangi

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Spectators at Waitangi treaty celebrations, Waitangi

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Spectators at Waitangi treaty celebrations, Waitangi

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Waitangi protest

Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Waitangi Day

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Signing the Treaty of Waitangi

Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Signing the Treaty of Waitangi

Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Invoking the Treaty of Waitangi

Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Treaty of Waitangi Act 1975

Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Waitangi Tribunal, 2010

Ministry for Culture and Heritage

The three articles of the Treaty of Waitangi

Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Waitangi Crown, 1935

Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Waitangi Day: Protest, 1990

Ministry for Culture and Heritage

The Ngāi Tahu treaty settlement

Ministry for Culture and Heritage

The ABC of flags. 15 December 2009

Alexander Turnbull Library

Governor William Hobson

Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Thomas Bunbury

Alexander Turnbull Library