This briefing paper outlines:
- Key Te Tiriti o Waitangi/Treaty of Waitangi (Treaty) principles as expressed in Waitangi Tribunal reports
- Recent Cabinet guidance on the Treaty and how it should be used to inform Government legislative and policy drafting;
- An example considering how The Waitangi Tribunal expected Treaty principles to be applied within public sector frameworks, set out in the Hauora Report;
- An example of consultation methodologies outlined in publicly available materials within the welfare and justice sectors, outlined in Puao-Te-Ata-Tu.