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Keep the red (and black and gold) flag flying

There’s a cat and mouse game going on in my suburb of Sandgate, and until recently, I didn’t even realize it.

Across the street from my house is a strip of bush land rising in front of a cliff face. 786 more words

Australian History

Voices from Waitangi

Gareth Morgan wasn’t the only New Zealander at Waitangi this week with strong feelings about the Treaty. David Fisher talked to several key Maori and Pakeha figures about the way ahead. 625 more words

The Treaty Of Waitangi

He iwi tahi tatou - we are one people

Prime Minister John Key’s Waitangi Day speech:

Rau rangatira ma e huihui nei,

Nau mai, haere mai ki Waitangi.

Tēnei aku mihi māhana mo te Kawanatanga Nahinara ki a koutou. 2,183 more words

Politics

A "level of self-governance" is not sovereignty

Labour leader Andrew Little’s comments at Waitangi today will simply add to the confusion about the foundational constitutional reality established by the Treaty – the sovereignty of the Crown in New Zealand. 246 more words

Ewen McQueen

Waitangi Day 2015

Kia ora. We hope you enjoy Aotearoa’s national day – Waitangi Day (Friday 6 February).  All our libraries are closed, but the Digital Library is open and there is plenty of Waitangi-related material to explore. 157 more words

Christchurch

The Treaty of Waitangi - commemorative certificate available

This year is the 175th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi.  I have written previous posts about that so this year I want to draw your attention to the opportunity to order a commemorative birth certificate in honour of this anniversary. 90 more words

Random Bits And Bobs

Reflections of a New Zealander on Waitangi Day

Today is Waitangi Day. It is the day in 1840 on which Commodore James Hobson signed the Treaty of Waitangi with Maori chiefs. Te Tiriti O Waitangi was intended to give the British sovereignty over New Zealand, and the Governor the right to govern the country. 644 more words

New Zealand National Party