25 Nov 2005

Treaty of Waitangi seminar – 1972

From the collecton Treaty of Waitangi

Henare Kohere Ngata is a guest speaker at a seminar at Victoria University, Wellington. The seminar topic is "The Treaty and Land", with particular reference to current legislation.

Henare Ngata gives an overview of the history of Māori land management, looking at how land was alienated, and the impact of legislation such as the Māori Trustees Act, the Public Works Act and the 1967 Māori Affairs Act. He also outlines how this relates to the Treaty of Waitangi.

(Sound Archives MPT 1697/1698)