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The Story of a Treaty

Claudia Orange
The Treaty of Waitangi is a central document in New Zealand history. This lively account tells the story of the Treaty from its signing in 1840 through the debates and struggles of the nineteenth century to the gathering political momentum of recent decades. The second edition of this popular book brings the story up to the present. New illustrations enrich the history, giving life to the events as they unfold. Printed in full colour, The Story of a Treaty will continue as a superb introduction to Treaty history for future generations.

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Claudia Oranges authoritative Treaty of Waitangi (1987) changed the way many New Zealanders saw this significant part of their history. Dame Claudia has been honoured for her contribution to New Zealand history and particularly to the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. She is Collections and Research Group Director at Te Papa Tongarewa Museum of New Zealand.

RRP$29.99 240 x 185 mm 176 pages 110 illustrations 2nd edition Published February 2013 ISBN 9781927131442 ISTC A0220120000213FA

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A hugely popular book for all New Zealand homes, schools and visitors - over 50,000 first edition copies sold. The most accessible introduction to Claudia Oranges award-winning history. Two new chapters bring the story up to the present day, looking forward to future challenges and milestones. Now presented in full-colour throughout, complemented by a new timeline and index.

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1. An Independent New Zealand 2. Making a Treaty 3. Kwanatanga and Rangatiratanga: Government Authority and Chiefly Authority 4. The Colonial Government Takes Charge: 18701900 5. Into the Twentieth Century: 19001975 6. The Treaty Takes Centre Stage: 19751990 7. Looking to the Future: 19902012 Afterword Timeline Image References Index

Illustrations, from top to bottom, left to right: Sydney Parkinson, New Zealanders Fishing, January 1770, add. MS 23920, f.44, British Library. W. Jordan, Signing of the Treaty of Waitangi by Mori chiefs at the entrance to the Tamaki River, June 1840, PD75, Auckland War Memorial Museum. Apirana Ngata leading members of the Mori Battalion in a haka, 1940, MNZ-2746-1/2-F, Alexander Turnbull Library. The Waikato Raupatu Claims Settlement Act 1995 received the Royal Assent from Queen Elizabeth II, shown here with Jim Bolger, the Mori Queen, Te Atairangikaahu and Doug Graham, Dominion, 1995. Mori Party co-leader Pita Sharples and Prime Minister John Key exchange a hongi, photograph by Mark Mitchell, Weekend Herald, 11 February 2012, p.25. On Waitangi Day 2010 the tino rangatiratanga flag flew alongside the New Zealand flag on the Auckland Harbour Bridge, photograph by Bradley Ambrose, New Zealand Press Association.