Wānanga 5

The Treaty of Waitangi in the Workplace

Cultural responsiveness that is genuine and appropriate is important when engaging with whānau, hapū and iwi. Understanding the Treaty of Waitangi will strengthen your ability to move confidently in Te Ao Māori (the Māori world).

You will learn:

  • How worldviews shape attitudes and behaviours.

  • Settlement practices and attitudes of Māori and Pākehā to land.

  • British global colonisation attitudes and practices.

  • The why, when, who and how the Treaty came into being.

  • What the Treaty means and its intentions.

  • Land wars, laws and confiscation.

  • The Māori economy and what it is.

  • The role of The Treaty of Waitangi informing workplace and performance management practices.

  • The cultural indicators for successfully appropriate and responsive workplace practices.