Maori discovered New Zealand around the year?
Dutch explorer Abel Tasman discovered New Zealand in what year?
Did Tasman come ashore in New Zealand?
In 1642, New Zealand did not have a name. What name did the Dutch Parliament give to New Zealand in 1643?
When did Captain James Cook discover New Zealand?
What nationality was Cook?
In what year did Captain Cook visit New Zealand again and turn Nova Zeelandia or Nieuw Zeelandt into New Zealand?
What name did Maori call New Zealand in the 1800’s and 1900’s?(1)
Was Aotearoa ever used by Maori as a the name for the whole land mass of what we now know as New Zealand?
The name ‘Aotearoa’ is a modern day invention being used today by activists because:
Were the activists given permission by the people of New Zealand to change the name of New Zealand to Aotearoa?
European explorers would ‘claim’ a new country for their government on what basis?
Was claiming a country by ‘the doctrine of discovery’ entirely legal?
When Cook went ashore in New Zealand, he placed markers on the top of high hills. He did this to:
Was the doctrine of discovery enough to establish a preliminary claim against another imperial power?
Did Cook seek the consent of Maori when he raised his markers on high hills?
According to international convention / law, did he need to get the permission of Maori before he could claim New Zealand for the British?
Is it true that Cook and his party cut the name of his ship into a tree at Mercury Bay, the ships name, the date of its landing and a display of the British flag?
If Abel Tasman was here before Cook, why did he not claim, through the doctrine of discovery, New Zealand for the Dutch?
Captain Cook’s ship was called ?
After Cook discovered New Zealand was there any legal need for Treaty? In other words, legally speaking, could the British have fallen back on the doctrine of discovery to claim New Zealand as a British colony, with no need to consult with Maori, and sign a Treaty?
Why did the British then change their minds about the doctrine of discovery? And seek a Treaty with Maori in 1840?