te Tiriti o Waitangi outcomes first and foremost requires a commitment to te Tiriti and strong support by everybody.
Te Tiriti o Waitangi / the Treaty of Waitangi is our nation's founding document and recognises the special place of
Māori in New Zealand.
Recognising and providing for te Tiriti o Waitangi outcomes enables Māori to exercise
rangatiratanga in decisions that matter to and affect them.
iwi and Māori communities in
Tāmaki Makaurau, recognising te Tiriti outcomes includes access to cultural and traditional
This means delivery for Māori, as Māori, through Māori organisations in relation to:
- a flourishing language
- access to customary Māori arts and culture
- activities and initiatives that support Māori development.
Te Tiriti outcomes for hapū and iwi also mean acknowledging and recognising their
mana, and protection of their rights and interests in Tāmaki Makaurau. This reflects their important relationship to the
Treaty principles provide guidance for decision-making, partnership, and collaboration between
mana whenua and government. They also create opportunities for partnerships with the private and third sectors.
Treaty partnerships in natural resource management provide integrated approaches. These produce holistic and sustainable environmental, social and cultural outcomes that benefit both Auckland the people and Auckland the place.
Mana whenua as
kaitiaki are strengthened through successful Treaty partnerships such as those that use co-governance and co-management models.