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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Image: Spectators at Waitangi treaty celebrations, Waitangi
Spectators at Waitangi treaty celebrations, Waitangi

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Image: Spectators at Waitangi treaty celebrations, Waitangi
Spectators at Waitangi treaty celebrations, Waitangi

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Image: Spectators at Waitangi treaty celebrations, Waitangi
Spectators at Waitangi treaty celebrations, Waitangi

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Waitangi protest

Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Image: Waitangi Day
Waitangi Day

Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Image: Signing the Treaty of Waitangi
Signing the Treaty of Waitangi

Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Signing the Treaty of Waitangi

Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Image: Invoking the Treaty of Waitangi
Invoking the Treaty of Waitangi

Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Image: Treaty of Waitangi Act 1975
Treaty of Waitangi Act 1975

Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Image: Waitangi Tribunal, 2010
Waitangi Tribunal, 2010

Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Image: The three articles of the Treaty of Waitangi
The three articles of the Treaty of Waitangi

Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Image: Waitangi Day: Protest, 1990
Waitangi Day: Protest, 1990

Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Image: Governor William Hobson
Governor William Hobson

Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Image: Thomas Bunbury
Thomas Bunbury

Alexander Turnbull Library