Treaty of Waitangi oath fails to gain support
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Treaty of Waitangi oath fails to gain support

A bill allowing MPs the option to uphold the Treaty of Waitangi when making legal oaths has failed to gain support. It seems the Government didn’t think its obligation went that far. 69 votes from National, Act, United Future and NZ First opposed the bill. 52 votes from Labour, the Greens, the Maori Party and […]

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Waitangi, home of the treaty – Roadside Stories
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Waitangi, home of the treaty – Roadside Stories

[Speech from 1940] On this day we are gathered together at this place to commemorate the greatest event in the annals of New Zealand’s history, the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi. This great document, simple in form, fundamental in application, has stood the test of time in spirit and in letter. It has been […]

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