Tertiary Teaching and Learning: Tiriti o Waitangi

For students of Tertiary Teaching and Learning

Tiriti o Waitangi - Treaty of Waitangi

The Treaty of Waitangi is an agreement made in 1840 between representatives of the British Crown and more than 500 Māori chiefs. It resulted in the declaration of British sovereignty over New Zealand by Lieutenant Governor William Hobson in May 1840. Click the links below to learn more about the Treaty from selected books, ebooks, video and websites.

Te toto o te tangata, he kai, Te oranga o te tangata he whenua.

Food supplies the blood of a person, His welfare depends on the land.

[Whakataukī sourced from a speech by Sir Paul Reeves in 1988 commemorating the Signing of the Treaty of Waitangi]

Related guides

Ngā ataata - Video

BWB Treaty of Waitangi eBook Collection

The Treaty of Waitangi Collection brings together leading thinking on this foundational document, including works by acclaimed scholars such as Claudia Orange, Judith Binney, Vincent O’Malley, Alan Ward and Aroha Harris. Managed by award-winning New Zealand publisher Bridget Williams Books, the Collection is a living resource backed by a long-term vision for Treaty scholarship into the twenty-first century.

Pae tukutuku - Websites

Image from New Zealand Now [Immigration New Zealand]