Tiriti o Waitangi - Treaty of Waitangi


* Māori Land Court Minute Books Index (MLCMBI)
Easy and quick access to and index of over 1100 minute books between 1865 and 1910, from the Taitokerau, Waikato-Maniapoto, Tairawhiti, Waiariki, Aotea, Takitimu, and Waipounamu Māori Land Court Districts. Index only. For more information see about the Māori Land Court Minute Books
Access this with your library card number and PIN, or at our libraries.
* The Treaty of Waitangi Tiriti o Waitangi
The Treaty of Waitangi is New Zealand's founding document. Like all treaties, it is an exchange of promises. This website sets out to give a concise account of the Treaty of Waitangi itself and the issues surrounding it, which generally are not well understood. Includes material originally found on, a site developed by the Treaty Information Unit in the State Services Commission with other topics on to provide a range of features about the Treaty of Waitangi and Waitangi Day.
* Tiriti o Waitangi The Treaty of Waitangi
In Te Reo. From the New Zealand Government Treaty of Waitangi Information Programme.
* 1835 Declaration of Independence He Whakaputanga o te Rangatiratanga o Nu Tireni
This is an international declaration signed on 28 October 1835 which recognises the sovereignty of the Independent Tribes of New Zealand. It was the forerunner of the Treaty of Waitangi and has a flag to symbolise tribal rights to trade as independent nations. Presented by Waitangi Associates. In Te Reo Maori and English.
* 1835 Declaration of Independence of the Northern Chiefs
From Archives New Zealand
* Te Kerēme - a selective index to the Ngāi Tahu claim
Volume and page number references to material from the Ngāi Tahu Māori Trust Board Claim. Material indexed includes: iwi, hapū, marae, individual people, organisations, places and events.
* Post Treaty Settlements Human rights and the Treaty of Waitangi
The website is a collaboration of Victoria University's Institute of Policy Studies and Te Kawa a Maui/the School of Maori Studies, and includes a collection of essays on post-Treaty settlement issues written by a range of New Zealanders whose specialty areas include law, history, government, political science and Maori studies.
* Te Mana i Waitangi Human rights and the Treaty of Waitangi
Information from the Human Rights Commission.
* Office of Treaty Settlements Te Tari Whakatau Take e pa ana Ki te Tiriti o Waitangi
The Office of Treaty Settlements (OTS) negotiates, on behalf of the Crown, settlement of historical Treaty of Waitangi claims with Māori claimant groups.
* Office of Treaty Settlements - news and updates
Recent developments in Treaty negotiations and implementations of settlements
* Te Manutukutuku
Contains information about recent hearings, the claims process, Tribunal publications, new claims registered, the hearing schedule and new staff appointments. Waitangi Tribunal official newsletter.
* Te Ohu Kaimoana Treaty of Waitangi Fisheries Commission
Set up in 1992 to replace the Māori Fisheries Commission, established in 1989 to hold fisheries assets returned to Māori by the Crown, and to arrange for their eventual distribution.
* The Treaty of Waitangi
A history by the Waitangi Tribunal with a focus on the meaning and principles of the Treaty.
* The Treaty of Waitangi - Te Tiriti o Waitangi
Facsimile of the treaty from Archives New Zealand.
* The Treaty of Waitangi - Radio New Zealand Te Tiriti o Waitangi
A collection of audio which explores the history of the Treaty of Waitangi. All the material is drawn from the Sound Archives /Ngā Taonga Kōrero collection. It includes interviews, lectures, news coverage, features and documentaries, together with actuality of related events, such as the Waitangi Day Commemorations.
* Treaty of Waitangi factsheets
Introduction and background to the Treaty for kids from Christchurch City Libraries.
* Treaty of Waitangi Information for Schools
Answers to questions from school pupils to the Waitangi Tribunal.
* Waitangi Day: A History
This exhibition provides a brief history of how Waitangi Day has been commemorated since Governor-General Bledisloe gifted the treaty house and grounds to the nation in 1932. From
* Waitangi Tribunal Te Ropu Whakamana i te Tiriti o Waitangi
Established by the Treaty of Waitangi Act 1975. It is a permanent commission of inquiry and consists of 16 members appointed by the Governor-General on the recommendation of the Minister of Māori Affairs. The Tribunal's role is to make recommendations on claims brought by Māori relating to the practical application of the Treaty and to determine whether certain matters are inconsistent with the principles of the Treaty.
* Waitangi Tribunal commissioned research reports
Reports available from DigitalNZ.
* Waitangi Tribunal Reports database