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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
230 Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Pihere Pīhere Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Wai? Ngāti Manu Bay of Islands, Date unknown

Pīhere signed the Waitangi sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840 in the Bay of Islands, though the specific date has not been recorded. He was from Ngāti Manu in Kawakawa and may also have been from Ngāti Wai.


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