Story: Te Tiriti o Waitangi – the Treaty of Waitangi

Rotorua lakes agreement, 1922

Rotorua lakes agreement, 1922

This 1922 newspaper article sets out the terms of an agreement between the government and Te Arawa over access to and ownership of lakes in the Rotorua region. This agreement was one of the earliest settlements between the Crown and Māori over tribal grievances, and a forerunner of the Waitangi Tribunal settlements that began in the late 1970s.

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Reference: Evening Post, 29 March, 1922, p.7

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Claudia Orange, 'Te Tiriti o Waitangi – the Treaty of Waitangi - Implementing te tiriti – 1900 to 1940', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 8 December 2023)

Story by Claudia Orange, published 20 Jun 2012, reviewed & revised 28 Mar 2023 with assistance from Claudia Orange