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Witi/Te Whiti

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.

Signing

Signature Sheet Signed as Probable name Tribe Hapū Signing Occasion
214 Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Witi Witi/Te Whiti Te Rarawa Kaitāia, 28 April 1840

Witi (possibly Te Whiti) signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 28 April 1840 at Kaitāia.

According to Mīria Simpson, this name is correctly Te Whiti. It has also been suggested that he was Walker Witi.

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