Network Waitangi

Network Waitangi is a New Zealand pressure group with charitable status that holds workshops to teach non-Maori how to feel guilty about the alleged misdeeds of their forebears. These workshops use psychodrama, an action method often used as a psychotherapy, in which clients use spontaneous dramatization, role playing and dramatic self-presentation to investigate and gain insight, in this case, into how wicked and racist the white coloniser has been. Anti-cult groups call this activity brainwashing.

This group makes much of what it claims is a contradiction between Te Tiriti o Waitangi, which they say confirms Maori authority and sovereignty, and the official English text, which states that Maori gave their sovereignty to the Queen. They are silent on the fact that the treaty was drafted in English and translated into Maori, which means that the intent and meaning of the treaty is clear in the English. They are also silent on the Busby February 4 document, also known as the Littlewood treaty, that has only four minor differences from Te Tiriti, one being the date.

Network Waitangi is a Maori separatist organisation that asserts that a "dual or parallel exercise of power and governance was agreed to by the rangatira of the independent state of New Zealand".

Their Q&A (below) gives the impression that they either have not or cannot read Te Tiriti because while arguing that the word "pakeha" has no negative connotations, they assert that word was used in the treaty to describe those who were not Maori. But the word "pakeha" was not used in Te Tiriti., a fact made abundantly clear in the Network Waitangi Q&A that includes the Maori text. Have a look for yourself at http://nwwhangarei.files.wordpress.com/2012/11/treaty-of-waitangi-q-and-a.pdf

Linked groups include: Network Waitangi Whangarei; Tamaki Treaty Workers, Auckland; Treaty Resource Centre, Grey Lynn, Auckland; Ruth Gerzon, Ohope, Whakatane; Rowan Partnership, Wanganui; Wellington Treaty Educators; Nelson/Whakatu Treaty Network; Network Waitangi Otautahi, Christchurch Community House; Waitangi Associates Ltd, Christchurch; Tauiwi Solutions, Dunedin.

Courtesy of Treaty of Waitangi For Dummies

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The misinformation in this educational resource Q&A below is very disturbing, it is a crime that New Zealand citizens, new migrants and our young are being indoctrinated with lies and half truths from this resource.

See TREATY OF WAITANGI QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS


Articles that refute the above propaganda on the links below

TREATY GURUS TEACH GUILT

GROSS ERRORS IN 'GUILT GURU' CLAIMS

WHITE PRIVILEGE VS MAORI PRIVILEGE