Treaty of Waitangi Guidance
Providing for the Treaty of Waitangi in legislation and supporting policy design
Guides policy-makers in their analysis of when and how to provide for the Treaty of Waitangi in legislation. It encourages policy-makers to consider the Treaty early in the policy process and to think about the broad range of options available to reflect the Treaty relationship. If a legislative reference to the Treaty is appropriate, this guide assists in the design of suitable provisions.
Better co-ordination of contemporary Treaty of Waitangi Issues
Sets out processes for appointing lead agencies and Ministers for Treaty issues including, formalised claims like kaupapa inquiries. The circular also sets out expectations and guidance for reporting to the Cabinet Māori Crown Relations: Te Arawhiti Committee on contemporary Treaty issues.
Te Tiriti o Waitangi / Treaty of Waitangi Guidance
Treaty of Waitangi guidance sets out guidelines agreed by Cabinet for policy-makers to consider the Treaty of Waitangi in policy development and implementation.