Tuesday, 28 June 2016


Treaty of waitangi is the anniversary of the signing of a treaty which brought peace between the british and maori people, this treaty was signed on the February 6 1840. The purpose of the signing of the treaty was to bring the British and Maori together as one and negotiate peace between the two countries England and New Zealand.

Treaty of waitangi built friendship between each other. By this they could have stronger relationship and could agree on things they would rather do they would have, every single person in the village would have to agree on a certain rule. You may be thinking what is human rights? Human rights is are rights inherent to all human beings, whatever our nationality, place of residence, colour, religion, language, or any other status. We are all equally entitled to our human rights without discrimination.

It is important that we learn a lot about treaty of waitangi including the history behind this story. Treaty of waitangi has been apart of New Zealand culture for over 100 years. So getting to know about the Treaty of waitangi is very important towards the british and us New Zealanders. Also the respect that we have within the treaty as it marks where we are today and what we do in this country.

The treaty of waitangi helps us to learn more about our culture and what we need to know about Maori history. This also teaches us about Maori culture and how things work in New Zealand and also the rules that were placed back then that still remain the same today.

In conclusion Treaty of waitangi is a signing of a treaty which brought peace between the british colony and the New Zealand this also created human rights that apply today. Treaty of waitangi teaches us about the culture of New Zealand and the history behind this story.


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