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Wiremu Kīngi

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
150 Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Wiremu Kingi Wiremu Kīngi Ngāpuhi? Te Rarawa? Ngāti Rēhia? Ngāti Korokoro? Mangungu, 12 February 1840

Wiremu Kīngi signed the Waitangi sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 12 February 1840 at Mangungu in Hokianga. He may have been from the Ngāti Korokoro hapū (subtribe) of Ngāpuhi, with possible connections to Ngāti Rēhia and Te Rarawa.

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