Henry Williams

Missionary Henry Williams, about 1865. Henry Williams was a missionary who supported British annexation. He believed that Māori should be protected from lawless Europeans and fraudulent dealings. He and his son Edward translated the Treaty of Waitangi into Maori.

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Anonymous

Posted: 10 Apr 2020

Williams was one fair man, did a lot to during the He Whakaputanga and Te Tiriti O Waitangi
Well done

lisa

Posted: 08 Mar 2011

i know that henry william and 40 other cheifs signed the treaty with about 15 women. they signed the treaty to agree that pakeha can come on our land. but to trade with us. but pakeha took us for granted and over ruled maori land. :)