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Essay Notes:
The Treaty Of Waitangi Has Served NZ Well

What is a Treaty

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What is it called:

When was it signed:

Who signed it:

Where did they sign it:

What are the principles of NZ’s treaty:

Why do we need a treaty:

Why are there two versions and what impact did it have

What it is:
The Treaty of Waitangi, named after the scared land the pact was made on (M?ori: Tiriti o Waitangi) is a treaty first This legendary treaty, has served New Zealand well, keeping peace amongst us and respect towards our ancestors.

6 February 1840, representatives of the British Crown and M?ori chiefs signed
The Treaty of Waitangi is New Zealand’s founding document. It takes its name from the place in the Bay of Islands where it was first signed, on 6 February 1840. This day is now a public holiday in New Zealand. The Treaty is an agreement, in M?ori and English, that was made between the British Crown and about 540 M?ori rangatira (chiefs).
This was because
Who didnt sign it

Principles of the Treaty of Waitangi….
Partnership: interactions between the Treaty partners must be based on…mutual good faith, cooperation, tolerance, honesty and respect
Participation: this principle secures active and equitable participation between the parties
Protection: government must protect whakapapa, cultural practices and taonga, including protocols, customs and language.

Why was there 2 copies and how has it affected us today/the different veiws on the topic