Treaty of Waitangi

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  • The Importance Of The Treaty Of Waitangi

    The Treaty of Waitangi Introduction The creation of a bi-cultural nation was underway after the signing of The Treaty of Waitangi which took place on the 6th of February 1840. The contract was between British government and Māori people with constant discussion and debate raised over the promises made to the Māori, whether or not what they had been promised was being delivered upon. Issues and concerns were raised over the translation difficulty between each of the articles. This documentation is significant to me, furthermore it plays a big part in my current studying and future practice in the workforce. Discuss the content of the treaty in relation to the promises made in each article. Treaty promises were made through four articles which…

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  • Treaty Of Waitangi Case Study

    from the preface to The Treaty of Waitangi Companion: Māori and Pākehā from Tasman to Today provides a fascinating insight into the contemporary conceptions that people have of the Treaty of Waitangi. The quotation is broad in its content and has so many different facets. I am taking the approach that each of the various aspects speaks to the principal question posed in the quote, and is, is the Treaty of Waitangi a Māori Magna Carta or Mega-Fraud. The Manga Carta 1215 (1297) The phrase Māori…

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  • Summary On The Waitangi Tribunal

    Belgrave, Michael, Historical Frictions: Maori Claims and Reinvented Histories, Auckland, 2005. In this book, Belgrave explores the changes that have occurred in the last hundred and fifty years regarding Waitangi Tribunal claims, the role of the Waitangi Tribunal and the relationship between Maori and non-Maori in New Zealand. Belgrave sheds light on nuances of the Treaty of Waitangi and the Waitangi Tribunal that are not commonly known. Belgrave provides evidence on various historical case…

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  • Differences In Type II Diabetes Between Māori And Non-Māori

    Introduction This essay will explore the relationship between the Treaty of Waitangi (ToW) and the inequities in type II diabetes between Māori and non-Māori. It is evident that disparities such as quality of care and access to care can be linked to the three breaches in articles under the Māori version of the ToW. To demonstrate the inequities in diabetes the 1852 New Zealand Constitution Act, 1907 The Tohunga Suppression Act, Orewa Speech and an overview of the treaty breaches will be used to…

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  • Health Promotion Model

    self-determination and empowerment are crucial elements that relate to a holistic view of health. This reduces health inequities and improves health outcomes for all. This essay will anaylse the importance and application of two health promotion values, the Treaty of Waitangi and equity. The Treaty of Waitangi The Treaty of Waitangi has become a significant document in New Zealand’s field of health promotion to improve Maori health and wellbeing (Durie, 1989). The contractual relationship…

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  • The Status Of Maori Health In New Zealand

    care and how socio-political background and social justice contributes to poor health outcomes in Maori. In addition, this essay will also reflect on the current Maori health outcomes in relation to existing clinical and community health /disability services. Lastly, it will analyse how health professionals will utilise the knowledge of Maori health in everyday practice and reflect on my practice in relation to Te Tiriti o Waitangi element, Kawanatanga. The government considers the Treaty of…

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  • Case Study Of Māori Freehold Land In Environmental Law

    By the Minister attempting to acquire Mrs Grace’s land, this is not acknowledging the Act. There was no evidence that the Minister had reviewed alternative routes that would prevent Mrs Grace’s land from being acquired. This shows the continuing application of government organisations failing to consider the detrimental effect on the Maori community by taking Maori land, further emphasising the alienation of Maori land. In relation to the alienation of Māori land, in which the plaintiff sums up…

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  • Maori Research Paper

    ensure that British settlement could commence. There would have been immense pressure on Hobson from British government, to get the Maori approval of the terms within the treaty. Considering Hobson’s responsibility he would have done everything he could in his power to get the Maori to sign the treaty, even if that meant telling them the fabricated version of the treaty. There was, without a doubt a mass amount of pressure on missionaries to get Maori to sign the treaty. Less than a month prior…

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  • Cultural Value In Potiki

    Patricia Grace is one of New Zealand’s foremost Maori authors. Her novel Potiki displays many aspects of Maori culture. One important conflict in the novel is the different value money has between the tribe (the Tamihana family) and the dollarman. The different value that it has proves to be an important conflict in the novel as it conveys the message of the tribes independence without the large influence of money. This essay will discuss the different value of money by focussing on the…

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  • Grace V Minister Of Land Information Case Study

    acquire Maori land. This case is significant as the Environment Court considered the cultural importance of land in making their decision. The vibe of the decision felt in line with the Treaty of Waitangi principle of ‘active protection.’ Active protection is the idea that where it is reasonable and possible, the Court has an obligation to protect Maori interests and property. While many see this case as a victory for Grace, it is unlikely that this case will have a big impact on…

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