Te Kawa a Māui – School of Māori Studies

This information is for the 2016 academic year. See information for MAOR 216 in 2017.

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

2016: domestic $876.00     international $3,985.80

Set Text

All readings and course materials will be posted on Blackboard.

Recommended Reading

Mulholland, Malcolm and Tawhai, Veronica, 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, Claudia, 1987. The Treaty of Waitangi. Wellington: Allen & Unwin Port Nicholson Press with assistance from the Historical Publications Branch Department of Internal Affairs.

Palmer, Matthew SR, 2008. The Treaty of Waitangi in New Zealand’s Law and Constitution. Wellington: Victoria University Press.

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

Academic Writing Guide

Te Kawa a Māui Academic Writing Guide, 2011 edition. Wellington: Victoria University. A copy of these guidelines will be made available on Blackboard.

Trimester 2 2016

* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.

CRNFrom/ToDaysTimeBuilding [Campus]RoomInstructor
447 11 Jul – 21 Aug 2016Mon1310 - 1400Hugh Mackenzie [Kelburn]LT001Tai Ahu* 
11 Jul – 21 Aug 2016Wed1310 - 1400Hunter [Kelburn]LT119
11 Jul – 21 Aug 2016Fri1510 - 1600Hunter [Kelburn]LT119
5 Sep – 16 Oct 2016Mon1310 - 1400Hugh Mackenzie [Kelburn]LT001
5 Sep – 16 Oct 2016Wed1310 - 1400Hunter [Kelburn]LT119
5 Sep – 16 Oct 2016Fri1510 - 1600Hunter [Kelburn]LT119

Course Outline Information

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