The Treaty of Waitangi
We are learning to: Identify and interpret key facts and information about the Treaty of Waitangi
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1. What is a treaty?
A treaty is an agreement between at least two people or between groups of people like the government. It could be a set of rules and people write it together. The people have to talk about what they want and agree on what should be in the treaty. The people sign it to show that they agree and that they will follow it.
2. Why did New Zealand need a treaty?
The Treaty of Waiting (Maori: Tiriti o Waitangi) is a treaty first signed on 6 February 1840 by representatives of the British Crown and various Maori chiefs from the North Island of New Zealand. It resulted in the declaration of British sovereignty over New Zealand by Lieutenant Governor William Hobson In May 1840.
3. When was the treaty signed?
The treaty was signed on the 6 of February 1840
That's when every thing that time was gone
4. Who signed the treaty?
Iit was Tiriti o Waitangi he was the
Legend and it was the greatest moment in history
4. Was the Treaty fair? Why/why not?
Yes because there was a war and the germans
And the europe fighted each other and the german people
Felt secure and the germans no longer htram the europeans