Upcoming events

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Online Tiriti o Waitangi workshop

Thursday 3 November AND Monday 7 November
9.00 am – 1.00pm (with breaks!)

Join us for this participatory online workshop in two parts.

Registrations are for BOTH sessions.

PART 1: Thursday 3 November
– How we connect to Te Tiriti as people from many backgrounds
– The political context leading to a declaration in 1835 and a treaty in 1840
– What the signatories agreed to.

PART 2: Monday 7 November
– A history of colonisation: Crown actions and Māori resistance
– Matike Mai: a future vision for Aotearoa
– What Te Tiriti means today: next steps for individuals and organisations

Registrations are open to the public. The programme is suitable for those new to the topic and for those wanting an intensive refresher.

Payment is on a sliding scale: Free for those who need it, optional $40 donation, or $95 for organisations.

Spaces are limited to 30 people. Run by Tauiwi facilitators from Tangata Tiriti – Treaty People

Click here to register

Workshop series for Deaf communities

This year we ran our popular Tangata Tiriti programme with Deaf communities for the first time. Workshops were held in Wellington, Napier, Auckland, Hamilton and Christchurch.

We will soon open registrations for Dunedin for early 2023.

Te Tiriti o Waitangi with Deaf community – Manawatū

Saturday 12 November 2022
9:00am – 4:30pm
Manawatū Deaf Society clubrooms

  • Why do we have a treaty?
  • What does it say?
  • What happened in our history of colonisation?
  • Why is the Treaty important for Deaf community today?


  • Lots of images and activities.
  • NZSL interpreters
  • Morning tea and lunch

Click here to register.

Click here for information from our host in NZSL.

Other options

Contact us via treatypeople@gmail.com to enquire about a workshop for your organisation, or follow our Facebook page to be notified about public workshops. You can also get in touch with other Tiriti o Waitangi educators in your region for local events.