Story: Kāwanatanga

Ko Te Tiriti o Waitangi, i te tau 1840

Ko Te Tiriti o Waitangi, i te tau 1840

Koinei te kape tūturu o te Tiriti o Waitangi. E 40 ngā rangatira o te Tai Tokerau nā rātou i haina te Tiriti i te 6 o Pēpuere i te tau 1840. (Arā atu ngā rangatira nā rātou i haina tēnei kape o te tiriti i muri mai). E rua ngā putanga o te kupu kāwanatanga i te kupu whakataki o te tiriti, tuatahi, mō 'Sovereign Authority' me 'Civil Government'. Kei te wāhanga tuatahi o te tiriti ko 'kāwanatanga' te whakamāoritanga mō 'all the rights and powers of Sovereignty'.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: IA 9/9

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Paul Meredith and Rawinia Higgins, 'Kāwanatanga - Te whakamārama i te kupu kāwanatanga', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/37433/ko-te-tiriti-o-waitangi-i-te-tau-1840 (accessed 27 April 2017)

Story by Paul Meredith and Rawinia Higgins, published 20 Jun 2012, updated 22 Aug 2016