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Not Guilt, Responsibility … The Path to Treaty Settlements

Signed on 6 February 1840 by the Queen’s representative Lieutenant Governor William Hobson and the Maori Chiefs, the Treaty was intended to bring peace to the country and promised to Maori, referring to the English version, ‘exclusive and undisturbed possession of lands, forests, fisheries and other properties’. It also gave the Crown an exclusive right […]