Justice before Celebration – Ideas and information for today's discussion of 1990 and the Treaty



This background paper aims to assist the Church community to consider and discuss the Treaty. There are four articles which address common myths and misconceptions. The conclusion of the paper includes that before a real celebration of the Treaty can occur, restitution and Pakeha commitment and responsibly must be shown.

Table of contents

The “One New Zealand” Myth, Power and Politics, Fears and Myths, Change Enablers



Primary author: Conference of Churches in Aotearoa New Zealand

Primary source author/editor: Conference of Churches in Aotearoa New Zealand

Author biography: Corporate/institutional

Publisher: Conference of Churches in Aotearoa New Zealand

Publication format: Education hand-out, Hand-out, In-house document

Publication date: March 1990

Publication place: Auckland

Publication availability: Yes

Publication location: Treaty Resource Centre

Catalog reference: AMNC-2

Content type: Explanation of Treaty, Injustice, Recommendations, Treaty itself

Formal group: Churches

General related topics: Colonisation, Equity/justice/fairness, Social change – society

Historical period: 20th

Historical event: Sesquicentennial