Te mana, te kawanatanga : the politics of Maori self-determination /Publication details: Auckland : Oxford University Press, 1998.Description: vii, 280 pages ; 23 cmISBN:
- Politics of Maori self-determination
- Treaty of Waitangi (1840 February 6)
- Maori (New Zealand people) -- Government relations
- Self-determination, National -- New Zealand
- Maori (New Zealand people) -- Legal status, laws, etc
- Maori (New Zealand people) -- Land tenure
- Maori (New Zealand people) -- Ethnic identity
- Tino rangatiratanga
- Reo Māori
- DU423.P63 D87 1998
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-269) and index.
1. Mana Maori: Determination and Development -- 2. Mana Atua: A Resourceful Environment -- 3. Mana Tupuna: Identity and Heritage -- 4. Mana Tangata: The Power of Numbers -- 5. Mana Whenua: The Lore of the Land -- 6. Mana Moana: The Business of Fishing -- 7. Mana Tiriti: Application of the Treaty of Waitangi -- 8. Mana Motuhake: Autonomy, Governance, and Nationhood -- App. 1. The Declaration of Independence -- App. 2. The Treaty of Waitangi.
Examines contemporary development in Maori as well as this nation's aspirations for greater autonomy, offering a detailed account of Maori's legislative efforts at self-determination by highlighting the legal battles and conflicting attitudes between Maori and the Crown. Environmental management, issues related to the retention of language and culture, Maori representation in Parliament, and the Treaty of Waitangi are among the topics covered in this balanced and reasonable socio-political assessment.