response to text (Treaty of Waitangi)

Treaty of Waitangi
Highlight the correct answer, or type in what you think is correct.

1. When did Maori first arrive in Aotearoa, New Zealand?

a) Between 1150 & 1200AD
b) Between 1250 & 1350AD
c) Between 1250 & 1300AD
d) Last Year

2. In the 1790’s Pakeha arrived in NZ to do what?

a) Hunt Moa b) Start families
c) Hunt whale & seals d) Escape prison sentences

3. What was the name of the British official sent to secure British rule over NZ?

a) William Johnson b) Abel Tasman
c) William Hobson d) Captain James Cook

4. There were two things that Maori chiefs Hone Heke Pokai and Tamati Waka Nene thought signing the treaty would help accomplish. What were they?

→They wanted control on sales of Māori land to Europeans and on European settlers
→Māori possessions under the crown’s protection, with the exclusive right of the queen to purchase Māori land

5. True or False: Te Tiriti o Waitangi and the Treaty of Waitangi are the exact same.

a) True b) False

6. The Waitangi Tribunal was set up in 1975. Describe the job the Waitangi Tribunal have?

→Makes recommendations on claims brought by Māori relating to Crown actions which breach the promises made in the Treaty of Waitangi.




The spreading of a species into a new habitat.
The British did a colonisation on NZ

The formal document embodying such an international agreement.
The Treaty of Waitangi

the quality or state of being sovereign, or of having supreme power or authority.
the quality or state of being sovereign


8. When the treaty was signed William Hobson said out loud “He iwi
tahi tātou.” (“We are one people.”)
What do you think he meant by this?

→we are all together and one


9. The article describes differences between Te Tiriti and the Treaty of Waitangi – Why do you think those differences caused difficulties?

→ because some stuff could be mixed up and get confused

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