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A state of tribal unrest and migration set in, and the 1820s was distinguished by the appearance of many Maori prophet-military leaders such as Te Rauparaha.
In 1642, the Dutchman Abel Tasman named the land Staten Island.
Maori culture ( taonga ) is being reinvented, and parts of it are incorporated in ceremonies and other public events.
Visiting dignitaries receive a Maori welcome, and the All Black Rugby Team (the national team) performs a haka (challenge) before games. New Zealand is in the southwest Pacific Ocean and has three main islands—North, South, and Stewart—separated by the Cook Strait and the Foveaux Strait.
The treaty has been a great source of disharmony between Maori and Pakeha.
It was drawn up by a European whose Maori was not fluent and read to chiefs who were unfamiliar with instruments of diplomacy.