Story: Ngā whakataunga tiriti – Treaty of Waitangi settlement process

Polynesian festival, 1972

Zoom in to read details of this account of the 1972 Polynesian Festival, published in Māori and English in the Department of Māori Affairs magazine Te Ao Hou. Events such as this formed a Māori renaissance, which supported demands that the promises contained in the Treaty of Waitangi should be honoured, and breaches of the treaty should be remedied.

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Reference: Wikiriwhi, Hirone. ‘Te Whētiwara o Poronīhia Polynesian Festival, 1927.’ Te Ao Hou 72 (1972), p. 2

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Richard S. Hill, 'Ngā whakataunga tiriti – Treaty of Waitangi settlement process - Early settlements and inquiries ', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/zoomify/33042/polynesian-festival-1972 (accessed 20 November 2019)

Story by Richard S. Hill, published 20 Jun 2012