Our responses to some commonly asked questions about the treaty

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The Human Rights Commission statment on the status of Maori people as Tangata Whenua of Aotearoa New Zealand — Is the Treaty only interested in Maori rights? — Why are there places set aside specifically for Maori students at places like technical institutes, medical andlaw schools? — Do New Zealander’s own the land that they have bought? — What are traditional tribal fising grounds? — When did confiscation of lands occur and why? — Is Government’s recognition of Tribal Authorities an attempt to hasten a process of consultation with Iwi organistions or will it result in dividing the Maori people? — What about the rights of all the other minority groups in New Zealand? Aren’t the Pacific Islanders, Asians, refugees etc being overlooked because of all the attention on the treaty? — What are  Maori fisheries?

Primary author: Human Rights Commission

Author biography: Corporate/institutional

Publisher: Human Rights Commission

Publication format: Education resource

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Publication status: Okay to copy

Publication availability: Yes

Publication location: Treaty Resource Centre

Catalog reference: APW-1 – Archives Project Waitangi

Content type: Treaty generally

Sector: Education – tertiary, government national

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Culture related topics: Bi-cultural

Historical period: 20th

Resources: Culture