6 February - 6 April

Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision is New Zealand’s audiovisual archive, sharing a programme of recently re-preserved and digitised Waitangi Day archival films from their collection.
Screening 6 February - 6 April
The Cube, Ground Floor, City Library

Excerpts from the following archives are featured in this programme:

New Zealand Day at Waitangi (1974)
Courtesy of TVNZ.
Producer: Ian Richards
Narrators: Wiremu Kerekere, Bernard Kearns

Koha - Waitangi March (1984)
Courtesy of TVNZ.
Producer: Jillian Ewart
Presenter: Robin Kora

Since the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many great performances and speeches have been witnessed at Waitangi Treaty Grounds. From Pageant to Hīkoi, viewing these recently, re-preserved archives give us further opportunity to reflect on significant moments in our history.

What role should Te Tiriti play in the future of Aotearoa?What does Waitangi Day mean to you?