Kua whakaaetia katoatia e matou i tenei ra i te 28 Oketopa, 1835, ki te aroaro o te Reireneti o te Kingi o Ingarani.
Agreed to unanimously on this 28th day of October, 1835, in the presence of His Britannic Majesty’s Resident.
"I would argue, from this Document [the 1835 Declaration of Independence], that it clearly establishes … that New Zealand is recognised by this Country as an independent and sovereign State; consequently any Act on the Part of the Government or Legislature of [Great Britain] which would infringe the acknowledged national Sovereignty is one which the British Government cannot warrantably [sic] adopt."
Lay Secretary of the Church Mission Society (14 May 1838, Minutes of Evidence before Select Committee on the Islands of New Zealand, House of Lords, 1838.)
Karuwhā facilitates haerenga (journeys) to significant sites across Aotearoa New Zealand in relationship with tangata whenua and assisted by qualified historical narrators.Read more
With an understanding of our past, society can make better decisions about its present and future. Societal ‘self-awareness’ is crucial to our collective life, today and tomorrow.Read more
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Karuwhā (a registered charity) began in 2005 as a small group of young New Zealanders journeying to Waitangi over Treaty commemorations in February.Read more