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Tino rangatiratanga (Topical Term)

Preferred form: Tino rangatiratanga
Used for/see from:
  • Chieftaincy, Paramount
  • Māori sovereignty
  • Paramount chieftaincy
  • Sovereignty, Māori

Whakamārama: He rerenga kōrero i kapohia atu i te pukapuka o te tau 1835.'He wakaputanga o te Rangatiratanga o Nu Tireni' mo 'ngā tino Rangatira kia mau te mana o tēnei whenua ki a rātou'. Ka ara ake ano o Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Taka rawa mai ki te tekau tau mai i 1990, kua huaina hei whakaata i te mana Māori Motuhake hei whakahaere i te iwi, hāunga ake te kāwanatanga.

Scope Note: Traditional usage: paramount chieftaincy. Contemporary usage: the autonomy of Māori to determine their own affairs, independent of government.