Ground-breaking full-colour graphic novel about Te Tiriti o Waitangi | The Treaty of Waitangi.
• Accessible, engaging, image-rich design
• Dual-language flip book with Māori and Pākehā authors Ross Calman and Mark Derby
• Text in te reo Māori version developed by Māori Language Commission-registered translator Piripi Walker
• Reviewed by some of Aotearoa’s foremost Te Tiriti o Waitangi experts to reflect current scholarship
• Fills a gap in the market for an accessible book about our founding treaty
• Includes a link to both versions of the treaty translated into thirty other languages and New Zealand Sign Language
An English-only edition of this book was first published by the New Zealand Ministry of Education for use in schools. The text was adapted from two articles originally published in the School Journal: “Te Tiriti o Waitangi” by Ross Calman and “Keeping Promises: The Treaty Settlement Process” by Mark Derby.
Te Tiriti o Waitangi | The Treaty of Waitangi has been developed with help from the following people: Peter Adds, Hōne Apanui, Ian Cormack, Hinerangi Himiona, Jen Margaret, Dame Claudia Orange, Jock Phillips, Kate Potter, and Piripi Walker.
PUBLICATION JUNE 2019
Teaching Notes and audio files available here.
A reorua (bilingual) graphic-novel-style flip book that offers an innovative and fresh look at our founding treaty.
Toby Morris is a New Zealand illustrator, graphic novel artist, cartoonist, and writer best known for his online non-fiction comics that explore social issues.
He lived and worked in Melbourne and Amsterdam before returning to New Zealand. An advertising art director by day and illustrator at night, Toby’s work includes concert posters for musicians such as Liam Finn and Phoenix Foundation. His books include Alledaags: A Year in Amsterdam (2009), Don’t Puke on Your Dad: A Year in the Life of a New Father (2013), Capsicum, Capsi, Go (2016), and The Day the Costumes Stuck (2016) – nominated for the Russell Clark Award for Illustration in the New Zealand Book Awards.