Treaty of Watingi Respones to text

Treaty of Waitangi 

Highlight the correct answer, or type in what you think is correct.


  1. When did Maori first arrive in Aotearoa, New Zealand?


  1. a) Between 1150 & 1200AD
  2. b) Between 1250 & 1350AD 
  3. c) Between 1250 & 1300AD  
  4. d) Last Year


  1. In the 1790’s Pakeha arrived in NZ to do what? 


  1. a) Hunt Moa        b) Start families
  2. c) Hunt whale & seals       d) Escape prison sentences


  1. What was the name of the British official sent to secure British rule over NZ?


  1. a) William Johnson           b) Abel Tasman
  2. c) William Hobson d) Captain James Cook


  1. There were two things that Maori chiefs Hone Heke Pokai and Tamati Waka Nene thought signing the treaty would help accomplish. What were they?


stop war and

→making trading more fair and easier with the pakeha and the maori


  1. True or False: Te Tiriti o Waitangi and the Treaty of Waitangi are the exact same.


  1. a) True b) False


colonisation When a country takes over another and sends other people to live there. The Maori and British Crown Have had a colonisation. 
treaty A contract between Leaders and means A safety protection  contract   The Maori and the British Crown have signed the Treaty. 
sovereignty  It means when a country wants to take another country and will. The British has Sovereignty taken over new zealand.


  1. When the treaty was signed William Hobson said out loud “He iwi

tahi tātou.” (“We are one people.”)

What do you think he meant by this?


→ he meant that the British Crown and the Maori had become one.

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