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The Treaty in practice

Amalgamating Māori into colonial settler society was a key part of British policy in New Zealand after 1840. Economic and social change, along with land-purchase programmes, were central to this process. Read the full article

Page 4 - Shared issues and approaches

Prospects for Māori looked bleak at the beginning of the 20th century. A shared sense of grievance emerged, and new leaders paved the way for new approaches to the

Group portrait at the wedding of Niniwa Heremaia and Tamaihotua Aporo in Wairarapa, circa 1900.