The Treaty of Waitangi

Click on the links below to see the different versions of the Treaty of Waitangi.

English Version

Māori Version

The final version is generally regarded as the definitive translation of the Māori text above. It is also the translation adopted by the Waitangi Tribunal. The footnotes to this text are not mine, but form part of the translation.

Translation of the Māori Version by Professor Sir Hugh Kawharu