Te Tai – Treaty Settlement Stories

Education resources

Te Tai offers a collection of cross-curricular education resources for both students and teachers in Māori and English mediums. The resources align with the New Zealand Curriculum and Te Marautanga o Aotearoa.

English
  • Ngati Porou Treaty Settlement

    Ngati Porou Treaty Settlement

    This education resource tells the Ngati Porou Treaty settlement story from a Ngati Porou perspective.

  • Ngati Porou: He aha kei roto?

    Ngati Porou: He aha kei roto?

    In this first webisode we look at the Ngati Porou Treaty Settlement Claims Bill and the rangatira who signed the Treaty of Waitangi on behalf of the iwi in 1840.

  • Ngati Porou: Mo te Atua, te Kingi me te Whenua

    Ngati Porou: Mo te Atua, te Kingi me te Whenua

    This second webisode looks at the commitment of Ngati Porou to God, King and Country and the high price the iwi paid as a result of this commitment.

  • Ngati Porou: He kawenata tapu

    Ngati Porou: He kawenata tapu

    St Mary's Church

    St Mary’s Church in Tikitiki, 1963.
    Alexander Turnbull Library. Reference: AWM-0442-F

    In this webisode we look at Ngati Porou’s experience of Christianity before the signing of the Treaty. We look at how this shaped their understanding of the Treaty as a sacred covenant forged between the Iwi and Queen Victoria.

  • Ngati Porou: Te ture Pakeha

    Ngati Porou: Te ture Pakeha

    In this webisode, we look at the confiscation of Ngati Porou lands by the Crown. We also look at how Ngati Porou has used the law to fight for the return of their rights and lands.

  • Ngati Porou: Mo nga ra o tou ao

    Ngati Porou: Mo nga ra o tou ao

    This webisode looks at the future for Ngati Porou and how their Treaty settlement provides the iwi with an opportunity to grow an economic base.