Treaty of Waitangi

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  • Treaty of Waitangi

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    TREATY OF WAITANGI The Treaty of Waitangi is an agreement between the British Crown and the Maori people. The Treaty of Waitangi was signed on the sixth of February 1840 by 43 Northland chiefs and Lieutenant Governor Hobson. The Treaty recognized Maori people occupied New Zealand prior to British. The Treaty of Waitangi allowed the Crown to set up a government to establish laws, and recognised that Māori people owned their lands and other properties. The immigrants (British citizens) could come

  • The Treaty of Waitangi

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    When dealing with two vastly separate cultures from different worlds, it becomes apparent how things can get misconstrued. Te Triti O Waitangi is the starting point of a complex piece of Aotearoa history. This essay gives a short commentary on the context around the signing of Te Tiriti. It includes the articles and inconsistencies between the documents. Further discussion identifies breaches of Te Tiriti in regards to health and the consequences for Maori. Finally the potential role that Te Tiriti

  • The Treaty Of Waitangi Or Te Tiriti O Waitangi

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    the history of The Treaty of Waitangi or Te Tiriti o Waitangi, how, why and when it was created. The preambles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi what its purposes were and the Articles within Te Tiriti o Waitangi and how they were interpreted which led to considerable confusion. How a small business like Kai Ora Honey has become successful and how it can relate back to Te Tiriti o Waitangi to make a link to one of the Articles. Finally finishing with my thoughts on Te Tiriti o Waitangi from what I know and

  • The Treaty Of Waitangi / Te Titiri O Waitangi

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    My topic that I will be discussing is the treaty of Waitangi / Te Titiri o Waitangi. Throughout this essay I will give an outline of the history and reasons for the signing of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and briefly discuss the significant differences between the Māori and English translations. Then I will show understanding of the ways in which the treaty was breached and provide two examples. I will also provide evidence showing the relationship between these breaches and the effect they have made on

  • The Settlements Of The Treaty Of Waitangi Essay

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    The Settlements of the Treaty of Waitangi. The treaty of Waitangi is considered to be the founding document of the English and European control and settlement in New Zealand. After the treaty’s signing in 1840 it has played a huge role in legal affairs and the treatment of both European New Zealanders and Maori New Zealanders. Though there is dispute as to the correct or incorrect translation from English to Maori and vice versa, the treaty has on the whole created a harmonious existence between

  • A Short Note On The Treaty Of Waitangi Essay

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    Assignment 2 – Treaty Introduction The Treaty of Waitangi was the initial agreement that marked the beginning of our nationhood and allowed British authority and governance in New Zealand. Around forty chiefs signed the Māori text of the Treaty on 6 February 1840 along with the representatives of the British Crown. Today the Treaty of Waitangi causes many grievances for Māori regarding the injustice implemented by the British and the unlawful translations that misled the Māori chiefs to sign. Following

  • The Treaty Of Waitangi, By James Busby Essay

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    1. The Treaty of Waitangi is a written agreement between the British Crown and over 500 Maori chiefs and is considered New Zealand’s founding document. Lieutenant-Governor William Hobson was in charge of securing British sovereignty over New Zealand, supported by James Busby, the British Resident in New Zealand. The Treaty was created in just a few days, and translated into Maori by Missionary Henry Williams and his son Edward overnight on the 4th of February 1840. The document was signed at Waitangi

  • The Treaty Of Waitangi And New Zealand Essay

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    Introduction The Treaty of Waitangi is one of the most important documents in relation to New Zealand’s political and social history. It set out an important agreement between the British Crown and the native inhabitants of New Zealand, the Maori (Waitangi Tribunal, n.d.). This agreement established Crown rights over the land of New Zealand and, for the Maori, the guarantee of the protection of their interests as well as giving them the same rights as the British settlers (Ministry for Culture and

  • Permanent European Settlers : The Treaty Of Waitangi

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    permanent European settlers. The Treaty of Waitangi paved the way for greater European settlement in New Zealand and by 1858 the settler population outnumbered Maori. In 1870 the non-Māori population passed 250,000. With this growth came greater demands for Maori land and settler control of politics. The Treaty of Waitangi The Treaty of Waitangi is regarded as New Zealand 's founding document. It has also been a source of much debate and controversy in New Zealand society. It is nevertheless central

  • The Treaty Of Waitangi : A Feature Of The New Zealand History

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    Part 1: The Treaty as a Feature of the New Zealand History The Treaty of Waitangi has always been Aotearoa, New Zealand’s founding document, however it’s status continues to change over time. Signed over 175 years ago, February 6th 1840, the document continues to cause much controversary and debate in its meaning and interpretation (Orange, 2011). It is the history that keeps repeating itself. During pre-colonisation of New Zealand, Britain entered partnership with Maori as protection from other