Te Tiriti o Waitangi: Our Treaty

Explore the history and context around the signing of te Tiriti o Waitangi and why it is still important today.

  • Learning areas and strands ANZ Histories, Social Studies
  • Education type Education visit
  • Duration 1 hour
  • Suitable for Years 3–10
  • Cost $6.50 per student (free for teachers and parent helpers)
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Guided by our educators, your students will:

  • explore circumstances surrounding New Zealand prior to te Tiriti o Waitangi’s creation
  • learn about the causes and effects of breaches to te Tiriti o Waitangi
  • consider how te Tiriti lives on today.

Please be aware that the documents forming te Tiriti o Waitangi are housed at Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa | National Library of New Zealand.

Waitangi, Feb 6, 2000, North Island, by Bruce Connew. Gift of the artist, 2004. Te Papa (O.029490)

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Waitangi, Feb 6, 2000, North Island, by Bruce Connew. Gift of the artist, 2004. Te Papa (O.029490)