Treaty of Waitangi
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- When did Maori first arrive in Aotearoa, New Zealand?
- a) Between 1150 & 1200AD
- b) Between 1250 & 1350AD
- c) Between 1250 & 1300AD
- d) Last Year
- In the 1790’s Pakeha arrived in NZ to do what?
- a) Hunt Moa b) Start families
- c) Hunt whale & seals d) Escape prison sentences
- What was the name of the British official sent to secure British rule over NZ?
- a) William Johnson b) Abel Tasman
- c) William Hobson d) Captain James Cook
- There were two things that Maori chiefs Hone Heke Pokai and Tamati Waka Nene thought signing the treaty would help accomplish. What were they?
→They said that signing it was a good thing because it would stop intertribal warfare.
→They also believed that it would make trade between Maori and Pakeha easier and fairer.
- True or False: Te Tiriti o Waitangi and the Treaty of Waitangi are the exact same.
- a) True b) False
- The Waitangi Tribunal was set up in 1975. Describe the job the Waitangi Tribunal have?
→control all recommendations between Maori and the crown, to make sure the British follow the agreement.
|WORD||DEFINITION||YOUR OWN SENTENCE|
|colonisation||when a country takes control
of another country and sends people to live there.
|“There was a colonisation in the mid-1840s to the early 1870s”.|
|treaty||A contract or agreement to make peace between different things.||“I have now signed the treaty”.|
|sovereignty||Absolute and total control of everything.||“From now on I will take sovereignty of your country”.|
- When the treaty was signed William Hobson said out loud “He iwi
tahi tātou.” (“We are one people.”)
What do you think he meant by this?
→I think he meant that there would be no more war between them because they have agreed on something.
- The article describes differences between Te Tiriti and the Treaty of Waitangi – Why do you think those differences caused difficulties?
→ The translation between the Maori and English treaty was not the same but not everyone knew that.