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  • New Zealand Language, Language of New Zealand

    Zealand Language New Zealand Language Official Languages While English is the predominant language spoken in New Zealand, there are two actual official languages in New Zealand. Māori became an official language in 1987 while in April 2006, New Zealand became the first country to declare sign

  • About New Zealand, New Zealand Information, Facts about New Zealand

    …predominant language in New Zealand. After WWII, Māori were discouraged from speaking their own language in schools and workplaces so it really only existed as a community language. Nowadays it has undergone a revitalisation and is declared one of New Zealand's official languages with…

  • Kerikeri History New Zealand

    …law in New Zealand, the Treaty guaranteed Māori authority over their land and culture. The treaty was translated and signed by 43 Northland chiefs, followed by over 500 other Māori chiefs in 1840. The Treaty of Waitangi remains central to New Zealand law and society. With two language

  • Russell History New Zealand

    …in New Zealand and the Pacific. Here visitors see firsthand the experiences of the working mission factory and hear stories of the Treaty of Waitangi and the subsequent war. Pompallier is also home to a pre-industrial printing press designed to print religious material in the Māori language.

  • A Snapshot of New Zealand, New Zealand Statistics, NZ Information

    …Aotearoa Capital – Wellington Largest city – Auckland Official languages – English, Māori, NZ Sign Language Population – 4,566,035 (est May 2015) Area – 269,652 sq km Currency – New Zealand dollar Government – Parliamentary democracy and constitutional…

  • New Zealand Treaty of Waitangi, Treaty of Waitangi New Zealand

    Skip to main content Home »New Zealand Travel »New Zealand History »Treaty of Waitangi Treaty of Waitangi Signed in 1840, the Treaty of Waitangi is an agreement between the British Crown and Māori. It established British law in New Zealand, while at the same time guaranteeing…

  • New Zealand History, New Zealand Māori Heritage and History

    …started to steeply decline. With the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, a pivotal part in New Zealand and Māori history, New Zealand became a British colony. This saw a great increase in the number of British migrants coming to New Zealand. Many had their passage paid for by colonial…

  • Mangonui History Information New Zealand

    …birthplace of New Zealand, Waitangi is home to the Waitangi Treaty Grounds where the Treaty of Waitangi was first signed in 1840. Holiday Homes Looking for a map? NZ Products NZ Holiday Deals Mangonui History Overview Mangonui is one of the oldest European settlements in New Zealand. The town has…

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