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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
20 Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Warau Wharau Ngāpuhi Ngāti Wai, Ngāti Tokawero Waitangi, 6 February 1840

Wharau, from Whangaruru on the coast south of the Bay of Islands, signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 6 February 1840 at Waitangi.

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