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281 Karangahape Rd Auckland

Claudia Orange

The Story of a Treaty | He Kōrero Tiriti


The Treaty of Waitangi/Te Tiriti o Waitangi is a central document in the history of Aotearoa New Zealand. This lively account tells the story of the Treaty/Te Tiriti from its signing in 1840, through the debates and struggles of the nineteenth century, to the gathering political momentum of recent decades.

The Story of a Treaty/He Kōrero Tiriti takes the narrative out to a wide audience, with rich illustration and concise writing underpinned by Dame Claudia Orange’s acclaimed scholarship. Explaining the role of Te Tiriti o Waitangi up to the present day, this book will continue as a superb introduction to Treaty history for future generations.