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HIST233 Special Topic: Protest and Collaboration: Māori Political History, 1830-1996

This course provides an overview of Māori political activity from the beginnings of European settlement to the first general election under MMP. It explores key issues such as changes in traditional Māori leadership in the early nineteenth century, Māori deliberations over signing the Treaty of Waitangi and subsequent Crown land purchases, the impact of Chrstianity and the New Zealand Wars, Māori responses to racial amalgmation and debates on Māori health and education, and the relationships between iwi (tribal), pan-tribal and national politics.

Paper title Special Topic: Protest and Collaboration: Māori Political History, 1830-1996
Paper code HIST233
Subject History
EFTS 0.15
Points 18 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2023 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $955.05
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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One 100-level HIST paper or 54 points
Schedule C
Arts and Music
May not be credited with HIST233 taken in 2013 or HIST230 taken in 2014.

Teaching staff

To be advised when paper is next offered.

Course materials will be made available electronically.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Communication, Critical thinking.
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Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this paper will:

  • Gain proficiency in written and oral communication skills
  • Cultivate critical thinking, verbal communication and writing skills

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Not offered in 2023

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system