Te Tiriti o Waitangi Resources

Please see below for a range of resources to share with your tamariki during the period in which we celebrate the signing of Te Tiriti O Waitangi. Also included are learning about the articles within Te Tiriti O Waitangi. This list contains quality, curated resources — websites, articles, books, and more — to support and inspire inquiry. Each topic features a carefully selected set of national and international resources from trustworthy and reliable national and international sources (e.g. Alexander Turnbull Library, Te Aka, Te Taura Whiri etc




Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage

A treaty: Te Tiriti o Waitangi | He Tohu (natlib.govt.nz)


Documents and Articles

Playcentre Aotearoa’s policies and procedures  Definition references

He Whakaputanga: Partnership and power sharing

Waitangi Day activity book Thanks to Te Papa Tongarewa.

Being more culturally responsive in ECE.

Engaging with Te Tiriti o Waitangi in your organisation.



The Tree Hut Treaty/Te Tiriti o te Whare Rākau by Wiremu Grace Illustrated by Bruce Potter

Aotearoa, The New Zealand Story by Gavin Bishop   https://vimeo.com/297833802

Te Wairua o Waitangi from our friend Sharon Holt


The Aotearoa History Show – Episode 4 | Te Tiriti o Waitangi

The Aotearoa History Show is Fourteen short, sharp episodes dissect the what, when, how, and (most importantly) why of our past.

Long white cloud: Episode 4 – Pākehā Paralysis (Featuring Alex Hotere-Barnes) Alex is a Pākehā who spends most of his time in Māori spaces and is often faced with Pākehā paralysis – that fear of causing offence or getting it wrong. 

Land of the Long White Cloud   Series Classification: G (General Programmes) | Produced by Mint Suite | Made with the support of NZ On Air.   Land of the Long White Cloud is a seven-part documentary web-series that tells the stories of New Zealanders who are reflecting on their colonial heritage and white guilt, and the ways they push through to find a healthier Pākehā identity.

The Citizens Handbook, NZ TV Documentary

Ep1. https://www.facebook.com/118788734823376/posts/2808679079167648/?d=null&vh=e

Ep.2  https://www.facebook.com/RNZTeAoMaori/videos/583609209172628/?d=null&vh=e

Ep. 3  https://www.facebook.com/RNZTeAoMaori/videos/274455483578635/?d=null&vh=e


Activity for centres



Te Tiriti o Waitangi activity for centres