Significance of Principles



The document includes summary and notes drawn from case law, Acts, commissions, and Tribunal reports that relate to principles of the Treaty of Waitangi.

Table of contents

Significance of Principles: Historical, Advantages, Disadvantages, Current Position.
What are the Principles: Waitangi Tribunal, NZ Maori Council Court of Appeal Case, Court of Appeal (1987), Royal Commission on Social Policy.
Principles identified by the Government 1989 (A Summary)
Principles identified by the Waitangi Tribunal (A Summary)
Principles of the Treaty of Waitangi: Fundamental principles, Identified principles
Some Questions to Consider

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Publication format: Education activity, Education hand-out, Fact sheets, Informal notes

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Publication location: Treaty Resource Centre

Content type: Explanation of Treaty, Implementation, Legislation, Treaty itself


Formal group: Government Bodies

General related topics: Equity/justice/fairness, First Peoples’ rights

Historical period: 20th