How the Treaty of Waitangi came to be signed



"As the 150th anniversary of the Treaty of Waitangi approaches, the 1990 Commission reports a marked increase in the number of people claiming to have read the Treaty. late last year the commission published a brochure, reprinted here, explaining the treaty and including texts of both versions."

Table of contents

A formal relationship begins — Preamble to the Treaty of Waitangi, offical English Version — English version of the Treat’s three articles — Article the first — Article the second — Article the third — Maori version of the three articles — Ko te tuatahi — Ko te tuarua — Ko te tuatoru — the years that followed — Questioning the Treaty — What it means today — New Zealand 1990.



Primary author: 1990 Commission

Author biography: Corporate/institutional

Publisher: Evening Post

Publication format: Newspaper article

Publication date: January 9 1990

Publication place: Wellington

Publication status: Okay to copy

Publication availability: Yes

Publication location: Treaty Resource Centre

Catalog reference: 323.1199442 HOW and APW-1 – Archives Project Waitangi

Content type: Explanation of Treaty, History, Kawanatanga, Treaty generally, Treaty itself

Tikanga Māori: General

Sector: Community, Education – Treaty

Informal group: Māori, Migrant, Pākehā, Pasifika

Culture related topics: Bi-cultural

General related topics: Colonisation

Historical period: 20th

Resources: Culture