- Who were the major players in the formation of the Treaty of Waitangi?
James Busby, British Rep for NZ prior William Hobson.
William Hobson, First NZ Governor and writer of the draft for the treaty of Waitangi.
James Stuart Freeman, Secretary for William Hobson
Hone Heke, the first Maori to sign the treaty .
William Colenso, Printer for the church missionary society. Contributor to the writing of the treaty.
Samuel Ironside, Wesleyan Missionary. Contributor to the writing of the treaty.
Te Ruki, Kawiti, known as “The Duke”. Napohi Chief.
Jack Jones, American Trader.
Henry Williams, the man chosen to translate the treaty with his son.
Patuone and Nene, Prominent Maori chiefs brothers who followed English Christianity.
Pompallier (Pikopo), Catholic Bishop.
All Above had input to the signing of the Treaty.
- What was the name of the first declaration made by James Busby in 1835?
The Declaration of Independence of New Zealand.
- What year was the Treaty signed?
The treaty was first signed in 1840.
- Do some research and name one piece of legislation where the Treaty or aspects of the Treaty have been included.
Fisheries Act 1983
Environment Act 1986
State Owned Enterprises Act 1986
Conservation Act 1987
Resource Management Act 1991
Crown Minerals Act 1991
Marine and Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) Act 2011
- Describe how you think the Treaty would impact you if you were an IT Consultant within a large New Zealand Government organisation.
I believe that is I were involved in a project for a state owned enterprise or the government, I would like to stay informed on if our actions are in line with treaty and don’t infringe on any aspects of it.
- If you were a Team Leader, managing a large group of individuals, some Maori, within a government department in NZ, explain what these three words mean in the context of acting within the framework of the Treaty of Waitangi
This refers to New Zealand citizens cooperating with Maori Communities. The Partnership principle involves the use of Maori in levels of government projects. This means in a government department, getting consultation from the Maori community is key.
Protection means having active involvement in the protection of Maori values and interests. One of the main aspects of this the the up keep of te reo Maori. This means we should incorporate te reo options in development of important websites and information sites.
This principle is based on the Maori involvement in the education sector. This involves equity principles and deeper teaching of Maori culture and language. Therefore if I were to be working on an educational project. Incorporating Maori topics and te reo language learning.