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Weeping waters : the Treaty of Waitangi and constitutional change / edited by Malcolm Mulholland and Veronica Tawhai.

Contributor(s): Mulholland, Malcolm, 1976- | Tawhai, Veronica M. H. (Veronica Makere Hupane) | Tawhai, Veronica M. H. (Veronica Makere Hupane) [author.] | Tawhai, Veronica M. H. (Veronica Makere Hupane).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Wellington, N.Z. : Huia Publishers, 2010Description: viii, 373 pages ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781869694043 (pbk.) :; 186969404X (pbk.).Subject(s): Treaty of Waitangi (1840 February 6) | Constitutional law -- New Zealand | Tiriti o Waitangi | Ture | Tiriti o Waitangi | Ture | Treaty of Waitangi (1840) | Constitutional law - New Zealand | Tiriti o Waitangi. reo | Ture. reoDDC classification: 342.93
Contents:
Introduction -- Part One : Evolution. Constitutional Intentions : The Treaty of Waitangi Texts / Margarett Mutu -- Change, Past and Present / Caren Fox -- The Pacific Way / Arohia Durie -- Legislation and the Legislature / Tama W. Potaka -- Judicial Creativity / Linda Te Aho -- The Waitangi Tribunal / Jacinta Ruu -- Part Two : Identities. A Ngāti Porou Perspective / Apirana Mahuika -- Kīngitanga / Tom Roa -- Kotahitanga / Basil Keane -- Urban Māori / Tania Rangiheuea -- Māori Political Parties / Kaapua Smith -- The Anglican Church / Muru Walters -- Part Three : Developments. Symbols of Nationhood / Malcolm Mulholland -- Minority Indigenous Representation / Ann Sullivan -- Local Government Representation / Janine Hayward -- Citizenship and Education / Veronica Tawhai -- A Kaupapa-based Constitution / Hohaia Collier -- Constitutional Transformation / An Interview with Moana Jackson.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Includes bibliographical references and index. -Weeping Waters is a must read for anyone who wants to be informed about the current debate regarding the Treaty of Waitangi and a constitution for Aotearoa New Zealand. The book features essays from eighteen well-known and respected Maori figures including Professor Margaret Mutu, Bishop Muru Walters, Judge Caren Fox and lawyer Moana Jackson. This is the first book in recent years to offer a Maori opinion on the subject of constitutional change. It shows how Maori views have been ignored by successive governments and the courts and how Maori have attempted to address constitutional issues in the past. The book also provides suggestions for a pathway forward if the Treaty of Waitangi is to be fully acknowledged as the foundation for a constitution for Aotearoa New Zealand.
Awards: Shortlisted for Nga Kupu Ora History Book Award 2010.Subject: "Weeping Waters is a must read for anyone who wants to be informed about the current debate regarding the Treaty of Waitangi and a constitution for Aotearoa New Zealand. The book features essays from eighteen well-known and respected Maori figures including Professor Margaret Mutu, Bishop Muru Walters, Judge Caren Fox and lawyer Moana Jackson. This is the first book in recent years to offer a Maori opinion on the subject of constitutional change. It shows how Maori views have been ignored by successive governments and the courts and how Maori have attempted to address constitutional issues in the past. The book also provides suggestions for a pathway forward if the Treaty of Waitangi is to be fully acknowledged as the foundation for a constitution for Aotearoa New Zealand." -- Publisher.
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Weeping Waters details the current debate regarding the Treaty of Waitangi and a constitution for Aotearoa New Zealand. It features essays from eighteen well-known and respected Maori figures including Professor Margaret Mutu, Bishop Muru Walters, Judge Caren Fox, and lawyer Moana Jackson. This is the first book in recent years to offer a Maori opinion on the subject of constitutional change.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 347-363) and index.

Introduction -- Part One : Evolution. Constitutional Intentions : The Treaty of Waitangi Texts / Margarett Mutu -- Change, Past and Present / Caren Fox -- The Pacific Way / Arohia Durie -- Legislation and the Legislature / Tama W. Potaka -- Judicial Creativity / Linda Te Aho -- The Waitangi Tribunal / Jacinta Ruu -- Part Two : Identities. A Ngāti Porou Perspective / Apirana Mahuika -- Kīngitanga / Tom Roa -- Kotahitanga / Basil Keane -- Urban Māori / Tania Rangiheuea -- Māori Political Parties / Kaapua Smith -- The Anglican Church / Muru Walters -- Part Three : Developments. Symbols of Nationhood / Malcolm Mulholland -- Minority Indigenous Representation / Ann Sullivan -- Local Government Representation / Janine Hayward -- Citizenship and Education / Veronica Tawhai -- A Kaupapa-based Constitution / Hohaia Collier -- Constitutional Transformation / An Interview with Moana Jackson.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Includes bibliographical references and index. -Weeping Waters is a must read for anyone who wants to be informed about the current debate regarding the Treaty of Waitangi and a constitution for Aotearoa New Zealand. The book features essays from eighteen well-known and respected Maori figures including Professor Margaret Mutu, Bishop Muru Walters, Judge Caren Fox and lawyer Moana Jackson. This is the first book in recent years to offer a Maori opinion on the subject of constitutional change. It shows how Maori views have been ignored by successive governments and the courts and how Maori have attempted to address constitutional issues in the past. The book also provides suggestions for a pathway forward if the Treaty of Waitangi is to be fully acknowledged as the foundation for a constitution for Aotearoa New Zealand.

"Weeping Waters is a must read for anyone who wants to be informed about the current debate regarding the Treaty of Waitangi and a constitution for Aotearoa New Zealand. The book features essays from eighteen well-known and respected Maori figures including Professor Margaret Mutu, Bishop Muru Walters, Judge Caren Fox and lawyer Moana Jackson. This is the first book in recent years to offer a Maori opinion on the subject of constitutional change. It shows how Maori views have been ignored by successive governments and the courts and how Maori have attempted to address constitutional issues in the past. The book also provides suggestions for a pathway forward if the Treaty of Waitangi is to be fully acknowledged as the foundation for a constitution for Aotearoa New Zealand." -- Publisher.

Shortlisted for Nga Kupu Ora History Book Award 2010.

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