Treaty of Waitangi


It’s Almost Waitangi Day But Do Kiwis Know Enough About What That Means?

The History Teachers' Association says no.


Barbecue, Debate and Mega Bombs Off the Bridge at Waitangi

We went along to this year's upbeat "imperfect" Waitangi Day celebrations.


News of Zealand: Jacinda Ardern Not Too Young To Be PM, K

Plus asylum seekers left to couchsurf, Russia builds statue Kalashnikov maker and global leaders criticise Trump's UN speech.


News of Zealand: National Wants Boot Camps for Young Offenders

Despite evidence the military approach doesn't work, 11 Kenyans dead in post-election riots, and could Labour's water policy re-open Treaty settlements?


New Zealand's Whanganui River Has Just Been Granted Legal Status as a Person

The landmark case, 160 years in the making, enshrines Māori world view in modern legislation.


How New Zealand Media Makes Waitangi Day Into a Day of Us and Them

It’s our so-called national day but, as researcher Alex McConville has found, Pākehā journalism is dictating the story.


Talking Waitangi Day in 2017: Highlights from our VICE Panel Discussion

"For me it’s legacy-based. It’s intergenerational. Seven generations have been engaged in this dialogue, and it’s tiring."


News of Zealand: Waitangi Day Edition

A call to Trump, near-arrest of politicians, protests and celebrations.


The Stories Behind New Zealand Places You Probably Never Learned in History Class

The Māori chief who inspired Gandhi, and what life was really like when the Treaty of Waitangi was signed.


Why I'm Protesting on Waitangi Day, For the First Time

Most years I either work or get ready for the Superbowl.


VICE Asks: The Significance of Waitangi Day

What does Waitangi Day mean in 2017? We spoke to young New Zealanders to find out.


Here Comes Waitangi Day: Prepare to Cringe

Why the national holiday will never be all backyard cricket and barbecues, no matter how much the silent majority want it to be.