Contexts you can use to shape a Treaty based programme of learning.
What is the history of the Treaty of Waitangi in your local area and how does it relate to the present day? Carry out an iwi investigation
Can Treaty settlements can ever be fully and finally settled?
What economic drivers were there for the Treaty of Waitangi?
What were the intentions, philosophies, and understandings that underpinned colonisation? Do any of them continue today?
Is there a social and economic cost to legislation? Has there been in the past?
Does the Treaty of Waitangi apply to those who chose not to sign it, or were not invited to do so?
What were the local, national and global impacts of the Act?
From Governer Grey’s perspective, were their any specific impacts for Māori?
From a Māori perspective, were there any significant effects on Māori?
How have movements for Māori sovereignty and governance changed over time?
What events might have occurred had there not been a treaty?
Are the concerns that kingitanga tried to address still relevant today?
How did the kingitanga movement move from a local to national force? How did this shape and impact on wider New Zealand society?