tangata tiriti

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The signing of the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840 can be said to have added this new class in New Zealand.


tangata tiriti

  1. "People of the Treaty", or New Zealanders of non-Maori origin.
  2. Originally, Europeans who have a right to live New Zealand under the Treaty of Waitangi but now including peoples of other ethnic origins who live in New Zealand.

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