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Waitangi protest, 1990

Maoritanga - Scenes from Maori Life, Protests and Demonstrations
Maoritanga - Scenes from Maori Life, Protests and Demonstrations 1990, Westra, Ans (1936– ), Waitangi. Purchased 1993 with New Zealand Lottery Grants Board funds. Te Papa

Towards the 20th century's end, many Maori became increasingly frustrated with the New Zealand government's lack of action in addressing past breaches of the Treaty of Waitangi. Protests intensified.

The 1990 Waitangi celebrations, marking 150 years since the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi, provided the perfect opportunity to restate the point.

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