Story: Principles of the Treaty of Waitangi – ngā mātāpono o te tiriti

Treaty of Waitangi Policy Unit, 1989

Treaty of Waitangi Policy Unit, 1989

From the 1980s the government made increased efforts to develop policies in accord with the principles of the treaty. The Treaty of Waitangi Policy Unit was set up in 1988 within the Justice Department to advise on treaty settlement issues. In this photo members of the unit travel by jetboat to historic sites on the Waikato River in 1989.

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Janine Hayward, 'Principles of the Treaty of Waitangi – ngā mātāpono o te tiriti - Treaty principles developed by courts', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/32962/treaty-of-waitangi-policy-unit-1989 (accessed 18 July 2019)

Story by Janine Hayward, published 20 Jun 2012