Students will gain knowledge, skills and experience to:
This programme will provide students with opportunities to:
Create a game
This activity is based on the Power Game, used in the TREATY 2 U exhibition.
Information for research can be found:
The information the group will need to gather is:
After gathering the information, the group will then decide how they will present it, in a format similar to the Power Game. They could discuss having it as a computer programme, or as a board game, or with a poster and envelopes.
They will need to include in their format a report detailing who the group are, what happened, how this is a breach of the Treaty, and what Article in particular.
On completion of the report, they will need to write up several solutions (including what was reached in real life).
The text of the Treaty
This site is part of the Human Rights Commission strategy, looking at human rights and Treaty rights in contemporary New Zealand. Unique to this site are personal stories from members of the public on the Treaty of Waitangi, and case studies of people wanting to protect or enable their Treaty rights.
New Zealand history online
Read about the background of the Treaty and the Treaty timeline. Looking for answers to specific questions? If so visit the FAQ section, which answers common questions in a succinct easy manner.
Hīkoi: Forty Years of Māori Protest
Huia Publishers, Wellington, 2004
Our Treaty: The Treaty of Waitangi 1840 to the Present
New House Publishers, Auckland, 2002
An Illustrated History of The Treaty of Waitangi, Revised edition
Bridget Williams Books, Wellington, 2004
The Treaty: Every New Zealander’s Guide to the Treaty of Waitangi
Random House, Auckland, 2004