Te Kawa a Māui – School of Māori Studies

This information is for the 2016 academic year. See information for MAOR 216 in 2015.

MAOR-216 – Te Tiriti o Waitangi/The Treaty of Waitangi

Points:20Prerequisites:40 100-level pts
Faculty:Humanities & Soc ScCorequisites:None
School:Te Kawa a MauiRestrictions:None

This course examines the Declaration of Independence and the background of Te Tiriti o Waitangi, its signing and various interpretations of it, creating an understanding of how the history of the Treaty relates to the modern day, its effects upon the Maori people, and its implications for future relations between non-tangata whenua people in Aotearoa. Field trip to Archives New Zealand (no cost). 100% internal assessment.

Tuition Fees

2015: domestic $850.60     international $3,796.00

Set Text

There is no set text for MAOR 216. Materials will be made available via Blackboard.

Recommended Reading

Belich, James, 1988. The New Zealand Wars. Auckland: Penguin Books.

Colenso, W, 1890. The Authentic and Genuine History of the Signing of the Treaty of Waitangi. Reprinted 1980. Wellington: Government Print.

Harris, Aroha, 2004. Hikoi: Forty Years of Māori Protest. Wellington: Huia Publishers.

Jackson, M, 1987, 1988. The Māori and the Criminal Justice System. Study Series 18, Part 1, February, & Part 2, November. Christchurch: Centre for Pacific Studies, University of Canterbury and Institute of Pacific Studies, University of the South Pacific.

Kawharu, IH (ed), 1989. Waitangi: Māori and Pākehā Perspectives on the Treaty of Waitangi. Auckland: Oxford University Press.

Mikaere, Ani, 2004. “Are we all New Zealanders Now?” Bruce Jesson Memorial Lecture.

Mulholland, Malcolm and Veronica Tawhai, 2010. Weeping Waters: The Treaty of Waitangi and Constitutional Change. Wellington: Huia Press.

O’Malley, Vincent, Bruce Stirling and Wally Penetito, 2010. The Treaty of Waitangi Companion. Auckland: Auckland University Press.

Orange, C, 1987. The Treaty of Waitangi. Wellington: Allen & Unwin Port Nicholson Press with assistance from the Historical Publications Branch Department of Internal Affairs.

O'Regan, T, 1989. Partnership Dialogue. A Māori Consultation Process. He Korero Rangapu. Wellington: State Services Commission.

Petrie, Hazel, 2006. Chiefs of Industry: Māori tribal enterprise in early colonial New Zealand. Auckland: Auckland University Press.

Ross, RM, 1972. Te Tiriti o Waitangi: texts and translations. In NZJH, 6 (2), pp 129–157.

Royal Commission on Social Policy, 1988. The Treaty of Waitangi: Directions for Social Policy. “Te Tiriti o Waitangi: Te Kaupapa Mo Nga Ahuatanga a Iwi. The April Report.” Report of the Royal Commission on Social Policy, Vol. II Future Directions, pp 25–151.

Sorrenson, MP Keith, 1987. “Towards a Radical Reinterpretation of New Zealand History: The Role of the Waitangi Tribunal.” In NZJH, 11 (1), pp 173–188.

Wheen, Nicola R and Janine Hayward, 2012. Treaty of Waitangi Settlements. Wellington: Bridget Williams Book Ltd.

Williams, David V, 1999. Te Kooti Tango Whenua: The Native Land Court 1864 – 1909. Wellington: Huia Publishers.

Trimester 2 2015

* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.

CRNFrom/ToDaysTimeBuilding [Campus]RoomInstructor
447 13 Jul – 23 Aug 2015Mon, Wed, Thu1610 - 1700Hunter [Kelburn]LT220Maria Bargh
7 Sep – 18 Oct 2015Mon, Wed, Thu1610 - 1700Hunter [Kelburn]LT220

Course Outline Information

For FHSS and NZSM course outlines (current and previous years), please refer to the Course Outlines page on the FHSS website.