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




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


Documents and Articles

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