What really happened Treaty of Waitangi cast?

What really happened Treaty of Waitangi cast?

What Really Happened – Waitangi

  • Hori Ahipene. As: Tohunga.
  • George Henare. As: Kawiti.
  • Murray Keane. As: Baker.
  • Stephen Lovatt. As: James Busby.
  • Miriama McDowell. As: Hariata Rongo.
  • Mark Mitchinson. As: Naval Officer.
  • Rawiri Paratene. As: Te Kemera Kaiteke.
  • Craig Parker. As: James Stuart Freeman.

What is wrong with the Treaty of Waitangi?

The land was lost through a combination of private and Government purchases, outright confiscation, and Native Land Court practices that made it difficult for Māori to maintain their land under traditional ownership structures. There were some purchases of Māori land made before the Treaty was signed.

What happened to the Māori after the Treaty of Waitangi?

Shortly after the Treaty was signed, Lieutenant-Governor William Hobson proclaimed British sovereignty over the whole of New Zealand. His proclamations were ratified by the British government in October 1840. Further constitutional changes in late 1840 and early 1841 made New Zealand a Crown colony in its own right.

What really happened in Waitangi?

This docudrama follows an imaginary news reporter who travels back in time to cover the days leading up to the Treaty of Waitangi’s 6th February 1840 signing. ON DEMAND AVAILABLE TO VIEWERS WORLDWIDE FOR 30 DAYS.

Why is the Treaty of Waitangi important?

Why the Treaty is important The Treaty governs the relationship between Māori – the tangata whenua (indigenous people) – and everyone else, and ensures the rights of both Māori and Pakeha (non-Māori) are protected. It does that by: requiring the Government to act reasonably and in good faith towards Māori.

How important is the Treaty of Waitangi today?

Today the Treaty is widely accepted to be a constitutional document that establishes and guides the relationship between the Crown in New Zealand (embodied by our government) and Māori. The Treaty promised to protect Māori culture and to enable Māori to continue to live in New Zealand as Māori.

Who refused the Treaty of Waitangi?

Taraia Ngakuti Te Tumuhuia, a Ngāti Tamaterā leader in the Thames area, was one of several rangatira who declined to sign the Treaty. Others included Ngāi Te Rangi leader Tupaea of Tauranga, Te Wherowhero of Waikato-Tainui, and Mananui Te Heuheu of Ngāti Tūwharetoa.

How did the Treaty of Waitangi affect the Māori?

It also gave the Crown the right to deal with Māori in buying land. The English version gave chiefs ‘exclusive and undisturbed possession’ of lands, forests, fisheries and other property. It also gave the Crown an exclusive right to deal with Māori over buying land.

How much land do Māori own now?

Today almost all Māori land is Māori freehold land. There are about 1.47 million hectares of Māori freehold land, which makes up roughly five percent of all land in Aotearoa.

Why is the Treaty of Waitangi still important today?

When did the Treaty of Waitangi take place?

Part seven of seven from this full length television programme. This docudrama follows an imaginary news reporter who travels back in time to cover the days leading up to the Treaty of Waitangi’s signing on 6 February 1840.

What are the claims of the Waitangi Tribunal?

The Tribunal studies Treaty claims about what the Government did in the past that was not good for Māori. Claims can also be made about what the Government is doing right now. The Waitangi Tribunal claims are not only about land. Māori have made claims about the Government allowing pollution of the sea, rivers, air, and land.

Who is the author of Waitangi what really happened?

Written by Gavin Strawhan ( This Is Not My Life, Go Girls ), with novelist Witi Ihimaera as story consultant, Waitangi: What Really Happened is an entertaining, colourful docu-drama about the days leading up to and including the signing of the treaty, revealing the incredible story and the characters behind the treaty’s creation.

What happened to Tohu and Te Whiti after the Treaty?

The trial of Tohu and Te Whiti was stopped. It was decided that they were guilty without having a court case. After this, the Government gave back some of the land they had been promising for such a long time. But there was a catch.

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