Explore the human rights dimension of Treaty of Waitangi
1840, the first of the three human rights pillars in New Zealand:
New Zealand has made a commitment to comply with
international human rights standards and has strengthened this commitment by
developing mechanisms that set out human rights standards in law.
The Treaty of Waitangi is New Zealand's founding human rights document. This module introduces you to the Treaty of Waitangi and illustrates how the Treaty links with important human rights concepts and legislation.
- Demonstrate a beginning knowledge of the human rights dimensions of the Treaty of Waitangi
- Understand the importance of the Treaty of Waitangi.
- Can apply Treaty of Waitangi concepts in your own life
- Time: 60 mins
- Sound and Video: Both
- Completion: Finish all exercises and review all content. Limited attempts. Feedback is provided.
- Recommended prior
learning: Rights and Responsibilities
- Recommended post
learning: The Bill of Rights Act 1990