Te Tiriti o Waitangi: Our Treaty 

Waitangi, Feb 6, 2000 2000, Connew, Bruce (1949– ), North Island. Gift of the artist, 2004. Te Papa
Waitangi, Feb 6, 2000 2000, Connew, Bruce (1949– ), North Island. Gift of the artist, 2004. Te Papa

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.

Programme information

Availability:Year round

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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