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This NEW 2018 EDITION of the NWO Treaty poster includes the new expression in English of the text in te reo and the summary of the 2014 Waitangi Tribunal conclusions of WAI 1040 which record, among other points, that the rangatira who signed the Treaty did not cede their sovereignty to Britain.
The poster is made available with the associated 1835 Declaration of Independence poster.
Questions and Answers – 2018 EDITION. This updated edition also includes the 2018 expression in English of te reo text of Te Tiriti. It is relevant for people who want to gain a basic knowledge about the Treaty of Waitangi and its implications, as well as for those who want to refresh and update their understanding.
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A collection of short stories about encounters between between Maori and European prior to the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi. When digested collectively, a larger story unfolds.
NWO’s contribution to the Iwi Chairs Forum 2020 call encouraging people to share their vision in re-imagining the future for New Zealand post-Covid-19.
Short posts of educational content that relate to the Treaty.
A brief outline of our work.
The focus on the actual content of Te Tiriti o Waitangi In April 2018, NWO published an updated poster which includes a new expression in English of the text of the Treaty in Te Reo. Our description of this being an ‘expression’ rather than a ‘translation’ is deliberate and important. Most Te Reo words cannot…
At Waitangi in 1989 when he was chair of the Waitangi Tribunal, Sir Edward Taihakurei Durie, current chair of the Māori Council, referred to non-Māori as Tangata Tiriti: those who belong to this land by right of te Tiriti o Waitangi/the Treaty of Waitangi.
In our NWO approach we refer to the way that all five aspects of the Treaty need to be taken together. This NWO Treaty Implementation Chart sets out each of those five aspects for action to decide: what next? who will you work with? how will you know it is done?
The affirmation in 2010 by the New Zealand Government of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples formally recognized the indigenous status of tangata whenua. This recognition raises the question of the status of those of us who do not have a Maori ancestor.
These posters, produced by Tamaki Treaty workers have been developed as part of the Tiriti-based futures + Anti-racism 2020 programme.
The are available in hard and electronic form.
3CR 855 AM’s Emma Kefford interviews Katherine Peet on the significance of the Treaty of Waitangi.
This report is the result of 252 hui between 2012 and 2015.
The Treaty of Waitangi in our National Life presentation by Morgan Godfery to NWO AGM on 12 October 2017.
He Tohu is a permanent exhibition at the National Library of three iconic constitutional documents that shape Aotearoa New Zealand.
Reflections from Third Sector Organisations (TSOs) engaging with the Treaty at different stages of their Treaty voyages.
Since 2006 the Treaty education group Network Waitangi Whangarei and Te Taumata Kaumatua o Ngapuhi have organised events in the north and invited different speakers to present an essay in memory of Joan Cook who was very active in Treaty work – they have come to be referred to as a ‘State of the Nation’ speech.
This Federation of Multicultural Councils Multicultural New Zealand has shared this statement (on which NWO worked with them). This expression of their commitment to a Treaty-based multicultural future is made available for others to consider.
The news media are not neutral or objective. Research shows that the news repeats and reinforces negative themes about Māori that date from the earliest days of colonisation.
This free comprehensive resource from STIR: Stop Institutional Racism offers guidance for all who work in the health sector to manage and develop their Treaty based practice.
Antoine Frere, one of the French film makers of this recent documentary on Te Tiriti o Waitangi, has given permission for the above YouTube link to be made available through the NWO website.
An interactive handbook on the Treaty of Waitangi.
Ngapuhi Nui Tonu kaumatua decided to appoint an independent panel to attend all the Waitangi Tribunal hearings on WAI1040, conduct research and write a report.
A talk and conversation at the NWO AGM by Professor David V Williams, Professor of Law, Auckland/Tamaki Makaurau, on 4 November 2010.
This is the evidence presented by Patu Hohepa to the Waitangi Tribunal in the matter of the Treaty of Waitangi Act 1975 (as amended), and in the matter of the Te Paparahi O Te Raki Tribunal Inquiry, on 22 September 2010.
This is the brief of evidence presented by Moana Jackson to the Waitangi Tribunal in the matter of the Treaty of Waitangi Act 1975, and claims in Te Paparahi O Te Raki Inquiry, on 13 September 2010.
This statement was prepared for the NZ Federation of Multicultural Councils’ workshop at the Human Rights Commission Diversity Forum, Wellington, August 2009.
The booklet ‘Strong Sustainability for New Zealand: Principles and Scenarios’ seeks to answer two questions: What does true sustainability look like and how can we get from here to there?
The Treaty of Waitangi is a partnership document that lets Ngai Tahu become engaged in important issues to advance the interests of the tribe and those of the wider community.
This documentary looks at the influential factors in Justice Durie’s life as well as the surrounding historical and political factors that lead to the articulation of a truth in Aotearoa-New Zealand’s history.
This film was written as a historical parable to engage people with te Tiriti o Waitangi, the Treaty of Waitangi.
The Earth Charter pays special attention to indigenous peoples (Principle 3, item 12).
The NWO oral submission to the Foreshore and Seabed Act Ministerial Review meeting in Christchurch on 21 April 2009.
Presentation at Kaiapoi on Waitangi Day 2008
At the NWO ‘Indigenous Rights – A Win-Win?’ event on the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (4th December 2007).
In The Press (Thursday 11 October 2007). Non-Maori need to recognise that the Treaty of Waitangi is about their rights as much as it is about Maori.
This summary from Elizabeth Mackie explains the principle of subsidiarity.
New Zealanders spend more time on unpaid work than on paid work. Contributions of paid and unpaid work and the value of voluntary work (11 October 2007).
Presentation to Engineers for Social Responsibility (09 October 2007).
In Te reo and English.
The Treaty was signed in 1840, but what has it got to do with today?
This charter was adopted by the National Peoples Assembly in 1994.