Te Tiriti o Waitangi
The Treaty of Waitangi
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Terms 1–4
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$5 per student
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Auckland Museum | At your school
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1 hour

This programme is for the following year groups: Years 4–6, Years 7–8, Years 9–13

Explore the history of Te Tiriti o Waitangi, New Zealand’s founding document, through storytelling, discussion, and role play.

Discover Aotearoa as it was in 1840, the intentions of those who drafted and signed Te Tiriti, and what the Treaty means to us as modern New Zealanders.

Re-enact this moment in history by taking on the roles of the missionaries, traders, rangatira, and officials who were there.

Image details: James Busby Papers. Invitation to Tamati Waka Nene. Auckland War Memorial MuseumTāmaki Paenga Hira. MS-1993-116-1.

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