Treaty of Waitangi

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Waitangi, Treaty of

(Feb. 6, 1840), a pact between some Maori tribes of New Zealand and the British Gov. William Hobson. The treaty protected Maori land interests in exchange for recognition of British sovereignty, though the Maori version used a term better translated as governorship. Infractions by the settlers' government led to tensions and eventually war. Waitangi Day (Feb. 6) is New Zealand's national birthday.
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- Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its implications for government policy
Speakers confirmed so far include te Tiriti o Waitangi constitutional lawyer Annette Sykes, just-honoured dame and a past president of the Maori Women's Welfare League, Areta Koopu, Koha Aperahama of Ngati Hine Health Trust, traditional Maori sport Ki-o-rahi facilitator Tukaha Milne and traditional healer Rangimarie Turuki Rose Pere.
Te tiriti o Waitangi. Retrieved from http://archives.govt.nz/sites/default/files/users/carterba/te_tiriti _o_waitangi-ebook.pdf
The Waitangi Tribunal has alluded to the potential for developing new Treaty principles from their conclusive findings that sovereignty was not ceded by the rangatira who signed Te Tiriti o Waitangi (Waitangi Tribunal, 2014).
Wheen (eds), The Waitangi Tribunal: Te Roopu Whakamana i te Tiriti o Waitangi (Bridget Williams Books, Wellington, NZ, 2004), p.
This commemorates the signing of the country's historic document, Te Tiriti o Waitangi (Treaty of Waitangi), on February 6, 1840.
We also briefly outline some of the educational initiatives we have been associated with that have sought or are still seeking to promote a true spirit of biculturalism as captured in New Zealand's founding document, Te Tiriti o Waitangi (The Treaty of Waitangi).
Specifically with respect to Te Tiriti o Waitangi, (1) very different temporal orientations exist among Indigenous and non-Indigenous New Zealanders.
TODAY I HAD the enviable task of delivering a presentation entitled 'Te Tiriti o Waitangi (The Treaty of Waitangi)'.
Patients coming into theatre now have a greater opportunity to participate in their healthcare as required by Te Tiriti o Waitangi. The patient is awake and without any mind-altering medication when he or she is checked in.
Central to the Maori Party's foreign policy commitments is Te Tiriti o Waitangi. As the nation's constitutional blueprint, all decisions and actions undertaken by the government are to be consistent with its three articles.
For 140 years after the signing of Te Tiriti o Waitangi, as Maori developed into a "fourth world" (3) people in New Zealand, Te Tiriti was largely ignored by successive New Zealand administrations.