Kōrero: Empire and Commonwealth

Plaque, Waitangi (2 o 2)

Plaque, Waitangi

This plaque at the base of the flagpole at Waitangi commemorates the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi between Māori and the British Crown. The treaty allowed European settlement and set out a basis on which two very different peoples would live in one country – but the plaque highlights New Zealand joining the British Empire.

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W. David McIntyre, 'Empire and Commonwealth - Expansion of the British Empire', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/33215/plaque-waitangi (accessed 20 September 2019)

Story by W. David McIntyre, published 20 Jun 2012