TE RERENGA – The Pathway

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1. Of the following groups, which best describes the two parties who signed The Treaty of Waitangi? (P2)

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2. What was the name of the Christian group in Britain who most influenced the formation of the Treaty of Waitangi? (P3)

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3. What is the name of the man who led the movement to abolish the slave trade in Britain because of his convictions? (P4-5)

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4. What year was the slave trade abolished in Britain? (P5)

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5. What does the CMS stand for?

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6. Samuel Marsden was a friend of William Wilberforce, and also a member of the CMS – but he lived in Australia. Which of the following statements is most true?

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7. During the decade before the Treaty of Waitangi, what best describes the attitude of the chiefs in New Zealand towards the many settlers who were arriving in their land? (P8)

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8. What was a major concern of members of the British Colonial Office such as Lord Glenelg and James Stephen?  (P9)

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9. Prior to 1840, which two main groups were sending messages to the British Colonial Office about the worsening situation in New Zealand? (P9-10)

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10. Why was James Busby unable to control the lawless British in New Zealand? (P11)

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11. What year was the first New Zealand flag made? (P12)

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12. What does He Whakaputanga o te Rangatiratanga o Niu Tīreni mean? (P13)

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13. What does Niu Tīreni mean? (P13)

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14. By about 1837 a large number of British settlers had arrived in New Zealand with many more expected to come. Which answer below most clearly defines Lord Glenelg's major concern and difficulty regarding the huge influx of British settlers? (P14)

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15. Which words best describe Lord Glenelg's attitude towards Edward Gibbon Wakefield? (P15)

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16. What did the Colonial Office decide to do once they knew of Wakefield's intentions to buy and sell land in New Zealand? (P16)

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17. Who was sent to New Zealand in 1837 to find out more about what was happening there? (P17)

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18. Why was it proposed that all land purchases should be processed through the British Crown? (P18)

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19. What was Wakefield's response to the proposal that all land purchases in New Zealand should be purchased through the British Crown? (P19)

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20. A document was drafted to be a guide to write up a Treaty between Māori and the British Crown. Who wrote this document? (P22)

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