These resources, from the Treaty and anti-racism movements, relate to events and actions from the 1960s to the present day. They come from a number of collections being held by TRC that are presently being digitised.
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|Title||Primary author||Content description||Table of contents|
|Tino Rangatiratanga use it or lose it|
|Constitutional Change Studies: Facilitator's Guide||One of a series of initiatives by the Methodist Church in Aotearoa in response to a Māori call for justice.||
Facilitator's Notes 5
|Te Maori meeting held at Ponsonby on 4th June 1987 at 6.00 pm||Minutes of meeting held in Ponsonby regarding the planning, opening and organising of the Te Maori Exhibition|
|The Foreshore and seabed hikoi||
March to Wellington; The Route; Area orgnaisers; The land wars are over, so the consent of the Tangata Whenua is required before customary title can be extinguished - Parekura Horomia, Min. Maori Affairs, 25 June 2003; So just what are these customary rights?; Does the Treaty cover those rights?; How do other countries deal with customary rights?; What did the New Zealand court of appeal say?; What did the Crown proposals say?; Does the legislation keep the Foreshore in Maori hands?; Does the legislation recognise existing Maori rights?; What is the point of the Ancestral connection?; What are these new customarty rights?; What are these new rights based on then?; Do these new rights give Maori foreshore title?; Do these new rights have legal protection?; The Governments foreshore and seabed policy breaches the Treaty in fundamental and serious ways.
|The white warp||A multi-cultural society needs a multi-cultural education system - but staff writer Pamela Stirling finds that the New Zealand system is having enough problems just trying to be bi-cultural|
|Komihana a Te Karauna mo nga ahuatanga-a-iwi, Treaty of Waitangi Phase. Wananga tuarua, Okawa Bay, Rotoiti, January 22, 1988||
Notes on the discussions: Strategies; Summary of issues discussed; principles of the Treaty; Partnership and Power-sharing; Constitutional enforcement; RCSP and other bodies; The treaty and all legislation; The status of the partners - who are the partners?; Devolution of Crown obligations; The Treaty as supreme constitutional instrument; the obligations of he Maori people under the Treaty; Partnership and good faith; Jurisdiction of the Maori Land Court; Maori political representaion; Waitangi Tribunal proposal; Devolution of Authority to Iwi; Treasury and Governmet management; Privy Council;
|Handouts: Treaty of Waitangi||
He Whakaputanga o Te Rangatiratanga o Nu Tireni (Declaration of Independence of New Zealand) ; Understanding the Declaration of Independence and its significance ; Te Tiriti o Waitangi: quiz ; Pre-Treaty views of each other (1830s) ; Te Tiriti o Waitangi/The Treaty of Waitangi ; The Two Treaties ; The peoples of Aotearoa ; Rights and responsibiities of signatories to Te Tiriti o Waitangi (Maori text) ; Whakapapa o Te Tiriti o Waitangi ; Personal Treaty responses ; Comapring the 2040 scenario with what rally happened (in reverse) to Maori in the latter half of the 19th Century; Main points about the Treaty.
|Principles of the Treaty of Waitangi as defined by the Waitangi Tribunal||
Summary of Prinicples of the Treaty of Waitangi defined by the Waitangi Tribunal and the Court of Appeals - This wording is a summary from original sourcs, numbering referes to text in Appendicies J and K; Appendix J - Principles of the Treaty of Waitangi as defined by the Waitangi Tribunal (1983 - 1988): 1. The exchange of the right to make laws for the obligation to protect Maori interests; 2. The Treaty implies a partnership, exercised with utmost good faith; 3. The Treaty is an agreement that can be adapted to meet new circumstances; 4. The needs of both Maori and the wider community must be met, which will require compromises on both sides; 5. The Maori interest should be actively protected by the Crown; 6. The granting of the right of pre-emption to the Crown implies a reciprocal duty for the Crown to ensure that the Tangata Whenua retain sufficient endowment for their forseen needs; 7. The Crown cannot evade its obligations under the Treaty by conferring authority on some other body; 8. The Crown obligation to legally recognise tribl rangatiratanga; 9. The courtesy of early consultation; 10. Tino Rangatriatanga includes management of resources and other taonga according to Maori cultural preferences; 11. Taonga includes all valued resources and intangible cultural assets; 12. The Principle of choice: Maori, Pakeha and bicultural options.
Appendix K - Principles of the Treaty of Waitangi as defined by the Court of Appeal (1987): 1. The aquisition of sovereignty in exchange for the protection of Rangatiratanga; 2. The Treaty requires a partnership and the duty to act reasonably and in good faith; 3. The freedom of the Crown to govern; 4. The Crown duty of active protection; 5. Crown duty to remedy the past breaches; 6. Maori to retain chieftainship (Rangatiratanga) Over their resources and taonga and to have all the rights and privileges of citizenship; 7. The Maori duty of resonable co-operation; 8. On whether the Treaty creates a duty to consult.
Appendix L - Principles of the Treaty of Waitangi as proposed by applicants and plaintiffs in the New Zealand Maori Council coutr of appeal case (1987); Proposed by the New Zealand Maori Council; Proposed by Crown
Appendix M - Principles of the Treaty of Waitangi as defined by the Royal Commission on Social Policy (1988); The Fundamental of partnership; The Fundamental of equality of peoples; The fundamental guarantee
|Anti racism resources - folder 1||
|150 years of European laws||Details 150 years of European laws that betray the Treaty of Waitangi from 1840 to 1988|
|"But - we are all New Zealanders."|
|Council for Maori and South Pacific Arts||
Council for Maori and South Pacific Arts; Comtemporary Maori art; The arts in contemporary New Zealand; Tourism in New Zealand; New Zealand-United States trade: 150 years of growth; Museum involvement; New Zealand comes to the United States of America; Commission of desecration and religious freedom; Desecration fo Sacred Taonga (Treasures); US Nuclear-Free Pacific Network; International Indian Treaty Council; Draft press release: Sponsorship of Te Maori; Sponsorship of the New York exhibition Te Maori.
|Parallel development in refuge: a model for complementary service delivery||Discusses the role and policies in the Women's Refuge movement, the right of all women tot he best and most appropriate services a Refuge can offer.||
Background; So what is parallel development?; At national level...; At local level...
|Return to sender! : the fiscal envelope policy: divide and rule for the '90s||"The Government is about o put in place a programme that it hopes will get rid of Treaty of Waitangi claims forever"|
|Engineers Haka Newspaper Clippings||Various newspaper clippings, articles regarding the Auckland University Student Engineers controversial Haka and the concerns raised.|
|The Churches and the Treaty of Waitangi||
Who do i thnk the audience is; What do i mean by the churches and who do i talk best; Treaty signing history; Other history; Maori divisions, autonomy, challenges 1960s; 1980s; 1990.
|The State Owned Enterprises Act 1986 - Its effect on Maori Land||Fact sheet and information regarding the State Owned Enterprises Act and how it affects Maori Land|
|Iwi, whenua Maori... the land and the people - an explanation||
Rural land in New Zealand; Maori land; Maori people/Maori land; Maori system of the tenure; The Maori - prior to 1840; Conflict between European and Maori land owning concepts; The Maori concept of land ownership stood in contrast with that introduced by the European colonists last century; The Native Lands Act, 1865; Individualisaton of title; The Native Lands Court; Maori leadership attempted to rally the people to ppose these processes; The resulting breaking down of Maori society was a deliberate intention of the Government of the day; The Maori - around 1900; The preent day - Pressures of Maori land and Maori society continure unabated; Maori lands now experience a state of administrative disability; Present day administration of Maori lands in multuiple title: Maori land administration - the bureaucratic structure; The relationship of most Maoris with the practical concerns of land administration and management has become very tenuous; An official attitude today; The Maori - the present day; The land and the people; The great Maori land rip-off; Is the Maori land issue of any relevance to New Zealanders at large?; Maori lands everywhere in the North Island are bearing the brunt of the present industrial forestry land grab; A case study; Another case study; A third case study; The Maori land issue; Wha are the political implications?; What needs to be done; Maori land owning groiups.
|The Treaty of Waitangi: an introduction to the debate||
Where we came in - NCC involvement; Treaty of Waitangi - Te Tiriti o Waitangi; Early legislation - the vanishing spirit of the Treaty; How Pakehas got Wellington: an early violation of the Treaty; One possible response: a programme on Racism; Repentance and hope; Book list; Papers available.
|Multicultural strategies for schools||
Stage one: A check list for principals and their staff; Management; School climate; Curriculum; Extra curricular; Guidance; Staff training and tolerance; Community; social; General; Conclusion.