Learning activity: Differences in meaning

Intentions

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Think about why Māori and the Crown wanted to sign Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

  • List two reasons why Māori wanted to sign Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

  • List two reasons why the Crown wanted to sign Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

Record your responses any way you choose and talk about them with your employer.

Differences in meaning

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Find three differences in meaning between the two versions of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and complete this table.

 

Difference 1

                                              

What it says (means) in the Māori text

                                             

What it says (means) in the English text

                                             

Difference 2

                                             

What it says (means) in the Māori text

                                             

What it says (means) in the English text

                                             

Difference 3

                                             

What it says (means) in the Māori text

                                             

What it says (means) in the English text

                                             

 

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