The authentic and genuine history of the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi, New Zealand, February 5 and 6 1840



Being a faithful, and circumstantial, though brief, narration of events which happend on that memorable occasion; with copies of the Treaty in English and Maori, and of the three early proclamations respecting the founding of the colony.

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Primary author: Colenso, W.

Author biography: Pākehā

Publisher: George Didsbury

Publication format: Book/report

Publication date: 1890

Publication place: Wellington

Publication status: Okay to copy

Publication availability: Yes

Publication location: Treaty Resource Centre

Catalog reference: APW-1 – Archives Project Waitangi and T-03 Te Tiriti o Waitangi

Content type: Explanation of Treaty, Treaty generally

Sector: Education – Treaty

Informal group: Indigenous peoples, Māori, Migrant, Other ethnic, Pākehā, Pasifika

General related topics: Colonisation

Historical period: 19th

Resources: Culture