The Education Teams at Te Kōngahu Museum of Waitangi and Te Papa Tongarewa invite you and your students to two free webinars looking at the events surrounding the signing of Te Tiriti o Waitangi. See aspects of each museum guided by an educator and a curator to find out more about the context of the signing.
22 February 9:00-9:45 Te Kōngahu Museum of Waitangi
The Treaty of Waitangi/Te Tiriti o Waitangi is one of New Zealand’s founding documents, formalising the relationship between Māori and the British Crown. What events led both parties to the signing of this treaty, and what happened after?
Join this webinar held at Te Kōngahu Museum of Waitangi focusing on The Treaty of Waitangi/Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Our educators will share significant aspects of New Zealand’s history in the 19th Century and show some of the associated taonga.
1 March 9:00-10:00 The Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
What happened to the Treaty of Waitangi after it was signed in 1840?
Did it achieve what it set out to do? Did it slow down Maori land loss?
Find out by logging into this unique webinar held at Te Papa where we will be guided through the exhibition to focus on the subject of the Land Wars. This exhibition will provide a fascinating context for an exploration of what happened to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi once it was signed.