What are the 4 principles of the Treaty of Waitangi?

Principles of the Treaty of Waitangi

What are the 4 principles of the Treaty of Waitangi?

Principles of the Treaty of Waitangi

  • Depiction of the signing of the Treaty on 6 February 1840.
  • The Kawanatanga Principle – The Principle of Government.
  • The Rangatiratanga Principle – The Principle of Self Management.
  • The Principle of Equality.
  • The Principle of Cooperation.
  • The Principle of Redress.

What is the Treaty of Waitangi for dummies?

The Treaty of Waitangi was signed in 1840 and was an agreement between the British Crown and a large number of Māori chiefs. Today the Treaty is widely accepted to be a constitutional document that establishes and guides the relationship between the Crown in New Zealand (embodied by our government) and Māori.

What is a Treaty for kids?

A treaty is an agreement that binds two or more countries. Treaties can also involve a country and native peoples.

What is the meaning for tikanga?

The word tikanga is derived from the Māori word tika meaning ‘right’ or ‘correct’ so it follows that it involves moral judgements about what is the right way of doing something.

What is a treaty example?

Examples of Treaties For example, the Treaty of Paris was signed in 1783 between Great Britain on one side and America and its allies on the other. The Treaty of Paris is an example of a peace agreement. This treaty ended the Revolutionary War.

What are treaty facts?

A treaty is a written agreement between two or more parties that consists international law. The parties may be countries or other important groups. A treaty may be about any subject.

Why is the Treaty of Waitangi important in early childhood education?

The Treaty of Waitangi, which is the founding document of Aotearoa (State Services Commission, 2005), reflects three principles which are relevant to education today – partnership, protection and participation. The treaty thus acts as a driving force for revitalising the Māori language and culture.