Arguing about New Zealand’s founding Treaty

It’s Waitangi Day here in New Zealand – the 174th anniversary of New Zealand’s founding as a Crown Colony, when Hone Heke became the first of around 40 Maori to sign a treaty with the British government at Waitangi (‘Weeping Waters’). Copies of the Treaty were subsequently taken around the country, and about 540 Maori subsequently … More Arguing about New Zealand’s founding Treaty