Te Tiriti o Waitangi (The Treaty of Waitangi) – Toby Morris

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A reorua (bilingual) graphic-novel-style flip book that offers an innovative and fresh look at our founding treaty.

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, Hone Apanui, Ian Cormack, Hinerangi Himiona, Jen Margaret, Dame Claudia Orange, Jock Phillips, Kate Potter, and Piripi Walker.

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.