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Christchurch City Libraries. When Pōtatau Te Wherowhero, Paramount chief of the Waikato tribes was announced as the first Māori King in 1858, the foundations were laid.

Christchurch City Libraries

All succeeding kings and the present-day king are the descendants of this Waikato chief. This page links to a selection of books and articles on Koroneihana, the coronation of the Māori Kings and Queen, and Kīngitanga. Koroneihana and Kīngitanga Today Te Koroneihana is a calling together of all Māori to discuss important issues, as well as the bringing together of a continuous and highly regarded genealogy. It is an open invitation to visitors from Aotearoa and throughout the world, to join and to celebrate the unique and important customs and traditions of Kīngitanga, and of Māori. Kīngitanga stands for the love we bear for one another. Part of a speech made by Te Arikinui Dame Te Atairangikaahu at the 35th coronation anniversary celebrations at Turangawaewae published in Mana: the Māori news magazine for all New Zealanders Jun/Jul 2001; 40:52-53.

The Kingitanga Movement. Kiingitanga. New Zealand Company. Shipping.

New Zealand Company

“Oriental,” 506 tons, departs Tuesday, 10th Sept., 1839. “Aurora,” 550 tons, departs Tuesday, 10th Sept., 1839. “Adelaide,” 640 tons, departs Tuesday, 10th Sept., 1839. “Duke of Roxburgh,” 417 tons, leave London, 10th Sept., 1839; leave Plymouth, 14th September. “Bengal Merchant,” 503 tons, leave London, 10th Sept., 1839; leave Clyde 17th Sept., 1839. “Charges: First-class cabin, £75; second-class cabin, £50; steerage, £18 15s. “Two tons of baggage free for first-class passenger; one ton for second-class passenger; and half a ton for steerage passenger.

“Free passage to emigrants consisting of gardeners, agricultural labourers, being married men not exceeding 30 years of age.” “John Ward, Sec., N.Z.C.” Some of the advertisements are as follows:— “D. Topic: The New Zealand Company. Edward Gibbon Wakefield's theories on colonisation were the driving force behind the New Zealand Company.

Topic: The New Zealand Company

Started in 1837 as the New Zealand Association, it was floated as a company in May 1839. The directors, including Wakefield himself, were influential men in London commerce. Wakefield did not believe that Britain's colonisation efforts were being organised properly. He claimed that Britain had too much labour and capital, resulting in low wages and unemployment - a recipe for civil revolution. Meanwhile, the colonies had an over-abundance of cheap land for sale. Wakefield believed that the above problems could be solved by selling colonial lands at a price high enough to prevent labourers from becoming landowners until they had worked and saved for a few years. New Zealand Company. New Zealand Company The New Zealand Company, a commercial enterprise formed in Britain and supported by the British Government, dispatched an expedition to establish its second New Zealand settlement, to be named Nelson, in 1841.

New Zealand Company

New Zealand Company founder and director, Edward Gibbon Wakefield believed that a successful colony needed to attract a balance of capitalists and labour. In reality, the thousands of fertile acres required were not available in Aotearoa/New Zealand. Heaphy,C.[1841]:View in the Nelson district Alexander Turnbull Library, C-025-004 [New Zealand Company Collection]Click image to enlarge The Company had developed principles to avoid the disastrous consequences of European settlement which had been experienced by native peoples in North America and Australia: The land to be set aside for the vendors was to be spread throughout the European lands so that Māori could participate in the new economy and would grow rich as the settlement grew rich. 1830s 1840s 1850s Books Other.

Waitangi National Trust. LEOTC at Waitangi Treaty Grounds The Waitangi National Trust in association with the Ministry of Education has developed an education programme available to schools visiting the Waitangi Treaty Grounds.

Waitangi National Trust

It is offered under the Learning Experiences Outside the Classroom (LEOTC) programme. The aim of LEOTC is to complement and enrich the learning that students experience in the classroom. At the Treaty Grounds it supports and extends prior learning by engaging the students in discovering significant historical features here. The Treaty of Waitangi / Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Te Tiriti o Waitangi – Treaty of Waitangi, is an agreement in both the te Reo Māori and English language.

The Treaty of Waitangi / Te Tiriti o Waitangi

It was signed by representatives of the British Crown and by representatives of Māori tribal groups in 1840. It has been called the most important document in New Zealand’s history and New Zealand’s founding document. Did you know that … the Tiriti o Waitangi was only signed by Māori chiefs of Aotearoa and representative of the British Crown/ Government from England. Ae, moko. It was not signed by all the people. Epic / Homepage - Te Kete Ipurangi (TKI) Kia ora and welcome to EPIC.

epic / Homepage - Te Kete Ipurangi (TKI)

EPIC is a venture between New Zealand libraries and the Ministry of Education, giving schools free access to a worldwide range of electronic resources. Through EPIC schools can access databases containing thousands of international and New Zealand magazines, newspapers, biographies, substantial reference works, and images. EPIC lets you access up-to-date full text articles covering a huge range of subjects. What is available? EPIC resources are purchased on a subscription basis on behalf of all New Zealand schools. Gale Cengage Academic OneFile Biography In Context Books & Authors Educator's Reference Complete General OneFile Global Issues In Context.

NZHistory, New Zealand history online. Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand – Te Ara – The Encyclopedia of New Zealand is building a comprehensive guide to our peoples, natural environment, history, culture, economy and society. APA Quick Guide 6th. Overview — - Best Practices for Ensuring Originality in Written Work.