150201

Te Kawenata o Waitangi: The Treaty of Waitangi in New Zealand Society

A study of the Treaty of Waitangi background, texts, principles, and application to contemporary New Zealand. There is a particular focus on land, legislation, court decisions, social policies, the environment, constitutional matters, claims to the Waitangi Tribunal and Treaty settlements. Differing perspectives of hapū/iwi/Māori and the Crown, as well as opportunities for resolution, are explored.

Course code

Qualifications are made up of courses. Some universities call these papers. Each course is numbered using six digits.

150201

Level

The fourth number of the course code shows the level of the course. For example, in course 219206, the fourth number is a 2, so it is a 200-level course (usually studied in the second year of full-time study).

200-level

Credits

Each course is worth a number of credits. You combine courses (credits) to meet the total number of credits needed for your qualification.

15

Subject

Māori Studies

Course planning information

Restrictions

Choose just one
269274

The courses listed above have similar content to this one meaning you can only enrol in this course or one of the listed courses. Only one of the courses can be credited towards your qualification.

General progression requirements

You must complete at least 45 credits from 100-level before enrolling in 200-level courses.

Learning outcomes

What you will learn. Knowledge, skills and attitudes you’ll be able to show as a result of successfully finishing this course.

  • 1 A sound understanding of the background to Treaty of Waitangi.
  • 2 An appreciation of the meaning of the Treaty and its relevance to New Zealand now.
  • 3 Knowledge of the application of the Treaty to policy areas of particular significance to positive Māori advancement and national development.

Learning outcomes can change before the start of the semester you are studying the course in.

Assessments

Assessment Learning outcomes assessed Weighting
Written Assignment 1 30%
Written Assignment 2 3 40%
Test 1 2 3 30%

Assessment weightings can change up to the start of the semester the course is delivered in.

You may need to take more assessments depending on where, how, and when you choose to take this course.

Explanation of assessment types

Computer programmes
Computer animation and screening, design, programming, models and other computer work.
Creative compositions
Animations, films, models, textiles, websites, and other compositions.
Exam College or GRS-based (not centrally scheduled)
An exam scheduled by a college or the Graduate Research School (GRS). The exam could be online, oral, field, practical skills, written exams or another format.
Exam (centrally scheduled)
An exam scheduled by Assessment Services (centrally) – you’ll usually be told when and where the exam is through the student portal.
Oral or performance or presentation
Debates, demonstrations, exhibitions, interviews, oral proposals, role play, speech and other performances or presentations.
Participation
You may be assessed on your participation in activities such as online fora, laboratories, debates, tutorials, exercises, seminars, and so on.
Portfolio
Creative, learning, online, narrative, photographic, written, and other portfolios.
Practical or placement
Field trips, field work, placements, seminars, workshops, voluntary work, and other activities.
Simulation
Technology-based or experience-based simulations.
Test
Laboratory, online, multi-choice, short answer, spoken, and other tests – arranged by the school.
Written assignment
Essays, group or individual projects, proposals, reports, reviews, writing exercises, and other written assignments.

Textbooks needed

Textbooks can change. We recommend you wait until at least seven weeks before the semester starts to buy your textbooks.

Compulsory

AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE TREATY OF WAITANGI

Author
ORANGE, C. (2020)
ISBN
9781988587189
Edition
2020
Publisher
BRIDGET WILLIAMS BOOKS, WELLINGTON
Notes
Available as an ebook through BWB Treaty of Waitangi Collection

Recommended

NGAPUHI SPEAKS: THE INDEPENDENT REPORT ON THE NGAPUHI NUI TONU CLAIM

Author
HUYGENS, I., MURPHY, T., & HEALY, S. (2012)
ISBN
978-0-0473-22981-8
Edition
1
Publisher
NETWORK WAITANGI WHANGAREI, TE KAWARIKI
Notes
Book can be ordered from Network Waitangi

‘ALWAYS SPEAKING’: THE TREATY OF WAITANGI AND PUBLIC POLICY

Author
TAWHAI, V. MH. & GRAY-SHARP, K. (EDS). (2011)
ISBN
9781869694814
Edition
2011
Publisher
HUIA PUBLISHERS, WELLINGTON NEW ZEALAND
Notes
No longer available in print, eBook available at Huia.co.nz/huia-bookshop

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