It is celebrated and argued over. It contains contradictions, and yet it offers clarity. It has a rocky past, but it is providing New Zealanders with new ways forward. It is the Treaty of Waitangi - this nation's founding agreement.
You can get to the heart of its story here.
Kei te whakanuia kei te tautohetia. Ōna tika, ōna hē, heoi kei te tuku whakamārama. Hē uaua ōna wā ki muri, engari, he tohu 'hīkoi whakamua' mō Aotearoa. Kō te Tiriti ō Waitangi te tuhinga matua mō tēnei whenua.
Kei konei te wairua o ēnei kōrero paki.