He Tohu: He Whakaputanga o te Rangatiratanga o Nu Tireni – The Declaration of Independence
He Whakaputanga o te Rangatiratanga o Nu Tireni – the Declaration of Independence of the United Tribes of New Zealand is hugely important. Through this document in 1835 Rangatira (Māori leaders) told the world that New Zealand was an independent Māori nation.
Visit https://natlib.govt.nz/he-tohu/about/he-whakaputanga to learn more about the Declaration, its signatories, the events leading up to its signing, and the implications of the document an a recognised assertion of sovereignty.
TITLE: He Whakaputanga o te Rangatiratanga o Nu Tireni
ACCESS DATE: February 2020
PROVIDER/ AUTHOR/ PUBLISHER: National Library
FORMAT TYPE: Online resource
DOMAIN: Te Reo Māori, Tikanga Māori, Mātauranga Māori, Te Tiriti o Waitangi
PLACE: Aotearoa, New Zealand
TIME PERIOD: 1800s