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Nga Tohu

In 1840 more than 500 chiefs signed the Treaty of Waitangi, New Zealand’s founding document. Ngā Tohu, when complete, will contain a biographical sketch of each signatory.


Signature Sheet Signed as Probable name Tribe Hapū Signing Occasion
117 Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Kaihu Kaihū Ngāpuhi Te Hikutū, Ngāti Kerewhati Mangungu, 12 February 1840

Kaihū signed the Waitangi sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 12 February 1840 at Mangungu in Hokianga. He was from the Te Hikutū and Ngāti Kerewhati hapū (subtribes) of Ngāpuhi. Kaihū was the son of Moeriu and the father of Te Kohukohu.

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