Contemporary society where te tiriti o waitangi

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contemporary society where Te Tiriti o Waitangi occupies a central position in the culture, political, economic and ideological context of human relations and interaction (Hall, Poutu & Wilson, 2012). The basic principle of the treaty is based on the principles of partnership, participation and protection. At the same time, these treaties have also established the relationship between the local government and Maori. The partnership encourages Maori to participate in decision making and planning process as the locals. Protection means actively protecting the Maori knowledge, values, language, and other cultural elements of culture and basic interests. Participation is to encourage Maori to participate in company decision-making and build strong partnerships under bicultural context Houkamau & Sibley, 2010 . Fletcher Building adheres to the policies and practices originated from Te Tiriti o Waitangi and committed it by following the spirit of Te Tiriti o Waitangi, the company aims to promote mutual respect and understanding in the company and ensure that Maori employees have the same opportunities to participate in business of the organization. Fletcher Building is a global organization with approximately 20,000 employees in 34 different companies and operations in 40 countries. The Fletcher Building business covers the construction, manufacturing and distribution industries. Fletcher Building implemented the Maori Leadership Program called Whakatupu, whose main purpose is to allow participants to explore and accept their background and capabilities, and to bring Maori perspectives to the leadership. To ensure that Whakatupu is truly
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  • Fall '19
  • Treaty of Waitangi

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