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Maori history and British colonization would be taught to all children under the new rules, which supporters say reflects a renewed recognition of Maori history and culture.
The proposed curriculum includes the arrival of M?ori in New Zealand, early colonial history, immigration and colonisation of New Zealand and the Treaty of Waitangi – a founding treaty that was signed between representatives of the British Crown and more than 500 Indigenous Maori chiefs in 1840.
New Zealand marks Waitangi Day on Saturday, which is named after the Waitangi region in the North Island of New Zealand, where the founding treaty was signed.