The history and politics of Te Tiriti o Waitangi (The Treaty of Waitangi) in both its historical and contemporary contexts which advance an Indigenous position.
This paper will examine the Treaty of Waitangi and related issues from the perspective of the Indigenous signatory party and their descendants. It will allow students to study Māori views on the history and politics of Te Tiriti in both its historical and contemporary contexts. The paper also uses Blackboard as a medium for information-sharing with students.
About this paper
|Te Tiriti o Waitangi
|Semester 2 (On campus)
|Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD )
|International Tuition Fees
|Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.
- MAOR 102 or 36 points
- MAOR 104
- Schedule C
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- Teaching staff
- Lecturer: Dr Paerau Warbrick
- Paper Structure
Internal assessment 50%
Reports of the Waitangi Tribunal (online).
Research Reports of the Waitangi Tribunal (online).
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Information literacy, Research.
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- Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this paper will be able to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of the texts and contexts of Te Wakaputanga and Te Tiriti
- Demonstrate knowledge of the Māori worldview and tikanga Māori as it applies to understanding Te Wakaputanga and Te Tiriti
- Apply an understanding of Māori perspectives of Te Tiriti in assessing historical actions and events in Aotearoa New Zealand
- Assess private and public actions and decision making in contemporary settings from a Māori perspective of Te Tiriti
- Demonstrate an understanding of the influence of Te Tiriti in the development of biculturalism and multiculturalism in New Zealand society