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.
You can search by keyword or by categories, e.g., Formal group, (groups that feature in the resource); Sector (housing, health, education, media, etc.); Historical period; Format (type of resource, e.g., pamphlet, poster, report, letter, etc.) Your feedback and suggestions are appreciated.
|Title||Primary author||Content description||Table of contents|
|Waitangi? A resource kit||Churches' Action Committee||A series of articles, resources and references to assist Church Leaders and congregations in understanding and engaging with the Treaty of Waitangi.||
How to use this kitset. What the Churches and Church Leaders have said about the Treaty of Waitangi, Studies:Session 1 The Treaty of Waitangi, Session 2 Legislation/Land Issues since the Treaty, Session 3 Pakeha Responbilibyt in 1984, An Introduction to the Debate, Our Own Backyard, The Treaty of Waitangi (R J Walker), Cover Up 1840-1983, Myths Idols and the Treaty of Waitangi, Legislation Betrays the Treaty of Waitangi, Forward - What happened at Waitangi 1983, Beyond the History, A time of Repentance and Hope: A format for worship on the Sunday nearest Waitangi Day, Biblical Study from Galatians, Resources, Order Form.
|Race Relations: speech to the Lower Hutt Probus Club - June 1993||Clarke, John||In his speech to the Lower Hutt Probus Club, John Clarke, Race Relations Conciliator, starts by outlining the Role of the Race Relations Office and his time as Chief Executive of Manatu Maori (The Ministry of Maori Affairs). He discusses the Treaty of Waitangi as an enduring obligation to fairness and equity, the onset of the Land Wars and the disparity between Maori and Non-Maori and indigenous issues.|
|Pakeha's understanding re-looking at our cultural heritage, history and individual and institutional racism||Cody, J R||This topic arose from a discussion of Cultural relativity, the invisibility of Pakeha culture, the meaning of racism and its extent in New Zealand, if racism was a white problem and the extent of social workers responsibilities.|
|Project Waitangi: submission to the Electoral Law Committee - 31 Januay 1988||Collins, E.A||A submission to the Electoral Law Committee from Project Waitangi discussing the following: The status of the Treaty of Waitangi, the principle of partnership and the notion of democracy. Project Waitangi believe the Treaty is the basis of Pakeha culture and are committed to structural change based on the treaty.|
|Programme on Racism||Conference of Churches Aotearoa New Zealand||18 assorted programme publications for the Programme on Racism workshops||
Bias begins early, Caution, Racism can kill, History of Maori Activism, Justice as the Measure of Spirituality, The Landpack for 1992, Landpack supplement on Churches and land, Leislation betrays the Treaty of Waitangi, Lessons from the Past-racism and land, Maori-Pakeha relationships - an obstacle race, Ten quick ways to analyze childrens books for sexism and racism, The big fat historical (economic) backgrounder (purple pocket) Parts 1,11a & 11B, The figures tell the story, The meaning of biculuturalism, The passage of Maori land into Pakeha Ownership, Justice Peace and integrity of Creation, The Fiscal Envelope (Economics, politics & colonisation), The tides of Peae, Pakeha/Tauiwi seeing the unseen.
|1990 Worship resources 1840 - 1990||Conference of Churches Aotearoa New Zealand||The 1990 Lectionary and worship resources call Christians to honour the Treaty of Waitangi as a joyful covenant responsibility written on Christian hearts.||
1990 worship resources packe one supplement; introduction to pack one with hymn list and book list; A 1990; Commentaries on the bible readings set for "The 1990 lectionary"; Prayers; A peace-war litany for ANZAC DAY; Liurgy for Internationla Women's Day 1990; The 1990 Lectionary bicultural dates
|To Ecumenical friends, ecunets, local councils of churches, JPDS, and other allies||Conference of Churches Aotearoa New Zealand||A letter to allies of the Conference of Churches in Aotearoa New Zealand to discuss the interest about the Tino Rangatiratanga Register and constitutional reform by Mitzi Nairn.|
|Institutional racism workshop workbook||Conference of Churches Aotearoa New Zealand||This workbook was developed by Mitzi Nairn of the CCANZ Programme on Racism, Te Akoranga Pakeha Treaty Workers and Auckland Treaty Team with the support of Te Akoranga Runanga and Te Rangatahi. The workshop is designed to meet the requirement of the training programmes in Te Akoranga part three, APA Federation Certificate and PEEC|
|The tides of peace : Christian reflections from Aotearoa New Zealand 1988-1993||Conference of Churches Aotearoa New Zealand||
Introduction; Easter People with pentecost power; Breaking the rule of fear; Have we stopped crying? ; Signs of Spring; Daring to hope; Praying for peace; Prayer for peace in the nineties; after the moment of great joy there was a massacre; Till the moon is no more; Nuclear Apostles; Civil religion: the legitmization of oppression; Redefining the nuclear debate; Divine disruptiveness; The journey fromindidualism into community; Resources for worshop and meditation.
|1990 a year of opportunity for the Christian Churches: Parish guidelines||Conference of Churches in Aotearoa New Zealand||
Why 1990? ; Why the Treaty? ; Why the Churches? ; Why is 1990 an opportunity? ; Remembering the exodus ; The Jubiliee year ; Jesus proclaims Jubilee ; Salvation and restitution ; Take the initiative ; Take care when invited to share in events planned by others.
|Constitutional Reform in Aotearoa New Zealand||Conference of Churches in Aotearoa New Zealand||A pamphlet prompting the idea of constitutional reform and the CCANZ resource Kitset - Constitutional Reform.||
What does it mean? Why does it matter? Where can we find out?
|A CCANZ Kitset - Constitutional Reform (2nd Edition)||Conference of Churches in Aotearoa New Zealand||This CCANZ (Conference of Churches Aotearoa New Zealand) kit updates discussion and briefing papers on constitutional reform. The content detail is available through searching content titles in the catalogue.||
|A CCANZ Kitset - Constitutional Reform (1st Edition)||Conference of Churches in Aotearoa New Zealand||This CCANZ (Conference of Churches Aotearoa New Zealand) kit contains discussion and briefing papers and includes suggestions for action. The content detail is available through searching content titles in the catalogue.||
|A case for Constitutional Reform||Conference of Churches in Aotearoa New Zealand||This paper picks up the debate on electoral reform (MMP and a proposed Senate system) and explores the implication in Aotearoa. CCANZ propose that Constitutional Reform would be a preferable structural change towards tino rangatiratanga o te iwi Maori. Suggestion is made that tauiwi and church organisations raise the issue of honouring Te Tiriti as central in any proposed constructional or governance changes.||
A case for Constitutional Reform, A Tiriti Analysis of the Present System of Representation and Proportional Representation.
|Tino Rangatiratanga - A public questions occasional paper||Conference of Churches in Aotearoa New Zealand||This paper understands Tino Rangatiratanga as central to Maori understanding of the Treaty of Waitangi. Tino Rangatiratanga stands in contrast to kawantanga which Maori have always seen as giving limited power to the Crown. The booklet explores Government policy, legislation and the action of the Court in relation to Tino Rangatiratanga, and makes an argument for constitutional reform that places Tino Rangatiratanga and the Treaty at the heart of the matter.||
Introduction, The meaning of Tino Rangatiratanga, Rangatiratanga and Kawanatanga, Tino Rangatiratanga and the Labour Government 1984-1990, Tino Rangatiratanga and the National Government 1990-1993, Tino Rangatiratanga and the Courts, Tino Rangatiratanga and the Waitangi Tribunal, Tino Rangatiratanga and Maori devolution, Tino Rangatiratanga and the Principles of the Treaty, The Need for constitutional reform, Acknowledgments, Bibliography
|Letter of Support and Thanks||Conference of Churches in Aotearoa New Zealand||A letter of support and thanks to Te Runanga Whakawhanaunga i Nga Hahi (Maori Council of Churches) for a presentation given to the CCANZ Executive.|
|Backgrounder - Te Tino Rangatiratanga||Conference of Churches in Aotearoa New Zealand||This briefing paper explores the breath and meaning of the expression Te Tino Rangatiratanga.||
Backgrounder - Te Tino Rangatiratanga
|Timeline - Resource for Constitutional Reform||Conference of Churches in Aotearoa New Zealand||Starting in 1835 with the Declaration of Independence through to the 1990 Runanga call to boycott elections, this timeline highlights notable events related to constitutional issues in Aotearoa.||
Timeline, Date, Event, Notes
|A Church Leaders' Statement for 1990 - 150 years after the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi||Conference of Churches in Aotearoa New Zealand||This statement signed by the Conference of Churches Aotearoa New Zealand leadership, sets out ways that the 150 year anniversary year since the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi can be a time for the Church to examine and learn from the past and renew its commitment to justice under the Treaty.||
150 years after the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi, What we see and hope for in the future, Signature
|Justice before Celebration - Ideas and information for today's discussion of 1990 and the Treaty||Conference of Churches in Aotearoa New Zealand||This background paper aims to assist the Church community to consider and discuss the Treaty. There are four articles which address common myths and misconceptions. The conclusion of the paper includes that before a real celebration of the Treaty can occur, restitution and Pakeha commitment and responsibly must be shown.||
The "One New Zealand" Myth, Power and Politics, Fears and Myths, Change Enablers