Discuss the impact the Treaty of Waitangi has had on New Zealand, drawing on the available literature and your familial and personal experience. Consider implications for working with people in contemporary New Zealand/Aotearoa.

This assignment is to be presented in the form of an essay. Maximum 2000 words.

Now you have your topic. It is time to begin the essay. Look closely at your essay topic and the information your tutor has provided.
  • What does the essay question require you to do?
  • What information do you have to look at?
  • What are you writing about?
You need to identify three types of words and/or phrases.
  • Instruction words are the action words in the topic and tell you what to do
  • Content words are typically nouns and verbs that represent the key concepts of the essay
  • Relationship words give you a sense of the connection between different aspects of the essay
An example of each type of word will be given in the following pages.