Assignment 1: Te Tiriti o Waitangi



"What is at stake in a disagreement is the right to specify what the facts can hereinafter be said to be. Disagreements are not settled by the facts but are the means by which the facts are settled". This essay considers the meaning of Te Tiriti o Waitangi as it was understood in the context of the facts presented and related at the time of signing in 1840.

Table of contents

Introduction, Status of Maori text and English version, The Articles, Relationship among the Articles, Conclusion, Reference List

Primary author: Herzog, Christine

Author biography: Pākehā

Publisher: Herzog, Christine

Publication format: Essay

Publication date:

Publication place: Auckland

Publication availability: Yes

Publication location: Treaty Resource Centre

Content type: Bibliography, Explanation of Treaty, History, Treaty itself

Collection: Christine Herzog

General related topics: Colonisation

Historical period: 20th