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Michael Belgrave is a historian and foundation member of Massey's Albany campus. He was research manager of the Waitangi Tribunal and has continued to work on Treaty of Waitangi research and settlements. More recently he's been involved in negotiating the historical aspects of treaty settlements with iwi. He has published widely on treaty and Maori history. His most recent book, Dancing with the King, an exploration of diplomacy and peace-making in the decades between the Waikato War and the opening of the King Country, won the Ernest Scott Prize for the best Australasian history published in 2017..
New Zealand and the new imperial history.
Indigenous relatsionships with colonisation.
Social policy and social policy history
Social work in schools
Treaty of Waitangi claims and settlement
New Zealand political and social history
The history of health
Legal regonition of customary
Law and history
21st Century Citizenship, Resource Development and Management, Health and Well-being
Field of research codes
British History (210305): Historical Studies (210300): History And Archaeology (210000):
Law And Legal Studies (180000):
Maori History (210309):
Maori Law (180200):
Medical And Health Sciences (110000):
New Zealand History (210311):
Public Health and Health Services (111700):
Social Program Evaluation (160703): Social Work (160700): Studies In Human Society (160000):
Te Tiriti O Waitangi (The Treaty of Waitangi) (180203)
Project Title: New Zealands Civil War
Date Range: 2016 - 2019
Funding Body: Royal Society of New Zealand