Te hira tangata ki Waikato, ki Raukawa ki Maniapoto, ki Hauraki


Understanding the Treaty of Waitangi

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11 September and a  half day follow up session on 29 October
8:30am to 4:30pm
Kirikiriroa Marae, 951 Wairere Drive

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Workshop details:

Knowledge of the Treaty of Waitangi’s intentions and implications is now required in many workplaces & professions.
This one-day workshop provides in-depth training and resources in a marae setting.

Participants will learn about: 
•    Māori-Pākehā relationships from 1800s to the present 
•    What the Declaration of Independence & Te Tiriti o Waitangi say
•    How the Treaty agreements apply to you personally and professionally. 

Who should attend?
•    Anyone from a small workplace with no regular Treaty training
•    All those wanting to update their training portfolios 
•    Newcomers with little or no knowledge of the treaty
•    Employers needing to meet quality or contract standards. 

How will I benefit? 
Participants receive a Certificate of Participation, posters, handouts and a copy of the informative resource ‘Treaty of Waitangi: Questions & Answers’ (2016). Further resources will be available for sale. Teas & lunch provided.


ingrid Dr. Ingrid Huygens (Pākehā of Dutch heritage) is national coordinator of the Tangata Tiriti -Treaty People education programme, and has been a Treaty educator since 1989. Ingrid offers Treaty workshops around the country to many sectors, including health, social services, local council and the community. She co-authored an independent report on the Waitangi Tribunal hearings into the meaning of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and He Whakaputanga o te Rangatiratanga o Nu Tireni (Ngāpuhi Speaks, 2012). She is a registered community psychologist.
IMG 20180706 105638-359-223-848 James Barnes is Pākehā but was raised speaking Māori in Tauranga. He has taught at tertiary and iwi level on Māori and Pākehā cultural knowledge and colonial history. He is currently enrolled in a Mātauranga Māori Applied Masters degree at Te Wānanga o Aotearoa.