Monday, July 16, 2012

PLD - The Treaty of Waitangi (A Brief History of...)

DURATION: 35 mins

Presented by Terri Kessell

NZ History: The Treaty of Waitangi
http://www.waitangi-tribunal.govt.nz/treaty/
http://www.treatyofwaitangi.net.nz/

Waitangi Tribunal Claim: http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/culture/maori-language-week/waitangi-tribunal-claim

Terri presented a brief history of the TOW.
Comparison between English and Maori versions - controversy over sovereignty vs kawanatanga
Pressure for land sales
Confiscation and resale - violation of article 2

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