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The Treaty of Waitangi in Tauranga / Te Tiriti o Waitangi ki Tauranga Moana picture book HC232

The story of the Te Tiriti o Waitangi ki Tauranga Moana | The Treaty of Waitangi in Tauranga Moana  -a bilingual picture book written by local author and historian Debbie McCauley.

Te Tiriti of Waitangi | The Treaty of Waitangi, was first signed in the Bay of Islands on 6 February 1840. Over the following months a further eight Treaty sheets were signed in various locations around Aotearoa. One of those places was Tauranga. This bilingual children’s picture book tells the entire story of the Treaty in Tauranga from the 1828 Ōtamataha Pā massacre, through to the 1987 Tauranga Town Hall Occupation and the 2016 Crown apology. The book includes an extensive Tauranga Moana timeline spanning c. 925 to 2017.


Ōtamataha Pā massacre and Herald visit • Treaty of Waitangi • Te Papa Mission Station • Murder of chief Pōnui • Tauranga Treaty (Sheet 5) • Nuka Taipari and Maungatapu Pā • Hōri Tūpaea and Ōtūmoetai Pā • Missionary James Stack • Sack of Ōngare Pā • Peace Treaty • Golden Age of Māori enterprise • New Zealand Wars • Tauranga Treaty of Waitangi settlements • Text of the Tauranga Treaty • Tauranga Treaty signatories • Tauranga Treaty witnesses • Tauranga Moana timeline (early history, Musket Wars, New Zealand Wars, Treaty of Waitangi settlements) • Glossary • Treaty activities • Index • Acknowledgements and picture credits.

Date published: 2018

Author: Debbie McCauley

Illustrator: Whare Thompson

Whakamāoritanga (māori translation): Tamati Waaka

Subject area: Social Science, Taonga, Te reo Māori

Subjects: Te Tiriti o Waitangi, The Elms, Alfred Nesbit Brown, Hōri Tūpaea, New Zealand wars, Otūmoetai Pā, Te Papa Mission Station

Handling collection number: HC232

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