Treaty of Waitangi

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Te Tiriti o Waitangi was signed in 1840. This topic covers our founding document, the different versions, main signatories, loss of treaty rights, impact on Māori, protests, timeline settlements, and work by the Waitangi Tribunal. SCIS no. 1809070

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Waitangi Crown, 1935

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Flagpole, Treaty of Waitangi

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Hōne Heke's protest

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Haka on Waitangi Day

Apirana Turupa Ngata taking the lead in a haka on Waitangi Day 1940

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Protests

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Waitangi, home of the Treaty

Waitangi, home of the Treaty - roadside stories

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Re-enacting the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi

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Perspectives on the treaty

Morehu Wilson of Ngāti Paoa

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira

Waitangi Day, 1973

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What really happened - Waitangi

What Really Happened - Waitangi

NZ On Screen

Women signatories to the Treaty of Waitangi

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Interpretations of the Treaty of Waitangi

Treaty of Waitangi: Interpretations of Te Tiriti o Waitangi

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Treaty House, Waitangi

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Waitangi Treaty copy

Waitangi treaty copy

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Background to Treaty of Waitangi

Classroom ideas - background to Treaty of Waitangi

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Waitangi meeting house

Meeting house, Waitangi

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Protesting the 150th anniversary of the Treaty of Waitangi

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Kapa haka, Waitangi Day 1947

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Treaty timeline

- Treaty timeline

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Creating the Treaty of Waitangi

Treaty of Waitangi: Creating Te Tiriti o Waitangi

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Treaty zone

Services to Schools

House of James Busby in Waitangi

House of British Resident Mr Busby in Waitangi

Alexander Turnbull Library

Captain William Hobson

McDonald, James Ingram 1865-1935 :[Captain William Hobson] 1913.

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Treaty of Waitangi monument

Treaty of Waitangi Monument, Waitangi, Bay of Islands

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Reconstruction of the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi

King, Marcus, 1891-1983 :[The signing of the Treaty of Waitangi, February 6th, 1840]. 1938.

Alexander Turnbull Library

Treaty of Waitangi

National Library of New Zealand

Queen Victoria

Services to Schools

Waitangi’s story

Services to Schools

“The Signing of the Treaty of Waitangi”, Ōriwa Haddon

Archives New Zealand Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga

Waitangi Day

Services to Schools

Treaty of Waitangi

Services to Schools

Plate

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Henry Williams

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James Busby

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William Hobson

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Te Ruki Kawiti

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Tāmati Waka Nene

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Hōne Heke, Kawiti and Hariata Rongo

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Treaty protest posters: ‘The treaty is a fraud’

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