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.


SignatureSheetSigned asProbable nameTribeHapūSigning Occasion
23Sheet 1 — The Waitangi SheetPaora NohimatangiPāora Nohi MatangiNgāpuhiTe Popoto ki UtakuraWaitangi 6 February 1840

Pāora Nohi Matangi signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 6 February 1840 at Waitangi. The son of Haimona Matangi, he may have been a rangatira (chief) of the Te Popoto ki Utakura hapū (subtribe) of Ngāpuhi.

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'Pāora Nohi Matangi', URL:, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 17-Jun-2016

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