1790 : Deep Sea whaling, sealing, flax and timber trades commence
Maori suffer the first serious introduced epidemic.
1820:Ngapuhi chief Honga hiki vists England and brings back Muskets
1833:James Busby arrives at the Bay of Islands as a Official British
1840:The Treaty of Waitangi is signed on the 6th of Feb
1856: Te Wherwhero becomes first Maori king and takes the name of
protesting loss of
Reconnection with tribal
origins and acquired
How did the Maori have to adapt to the Europeans?
They had to cope with the whaling sealing and any other epidemic the Europeans created.
Adapting to the agreement when the Chiefs had to sign the Treaty of Waitangi
Adapting to a different area when they were forced to abandon their territory.
Getting used to Europeans living amongst and beside them
They had to cope with the Europeans culture and ways of getting things done
I believe that the Treaty was unfair because after it was signed
the Europeans forced the Maori to leave their territory and live
Also the British promised to the Maori a government but all
were British not one Maori was part of the government this
gave the Europeans power over NZ.
The land then practically belonged to the British
Translation between 2 copies of the treaty were different
They were pretty much forced to sign the treaty
What's your say in this?
The English version of the treaty provides protection,
government and peace for the land
While the Maori version only provides a government.
There were differences some say it is a big difference from the
English treaty and the Maori didn’t have a fair chance.
The Maori Version was translated quickly but professionally
some of the other Governors suggested changes to the Maori
version LT Governor Williams was against this
Originally Polynesians arriving at the year 1300 AD
Polynesians had to adapt to the modern temperature in N
The biggest source of food was the Moa it was so popular amongst the Maori it is
Gradually the Polynesians split the land and created tribes these were the first of
Hunting took time and patience the only had spears
From tropical islands they had to switch to agriculture to hunting
They had no form of writing or official language
The Treatyof Waitangi By Ross Calman
The Maori by PamelaOdijik
The Treatyand its timesBy Paul Moon and Peter Biggs