What are the main principles of the Treaty of Waitangi, and why is it still important today?
In this programme, students explore circumstances surrounding New Zealand prior to te Tiriti o Waitangi's creation. Students will also learn about the causes and effects of breaches to te Tiriti o Waitangi and how the Treaty lives on today.
Learning areas and strands:
Social Sciences – understand that events have causes and effects; understand how exploration and innovation create opportunities and challenges for people, places and environments.
Visual Arts – communicating and interpreting
English – Listening, Reading and Viewing: Processes and strategies; Ideas
Year level: Years 7 – 8
Duration: 60 minutes
Cost per student: 6.50 (Teachers and parent helpers are free)
Full programme information: Essential reading prior to attending this programme. Te Tiriti o Waitangi: Our Treaty programme information (PDF, 60kB)
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