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.

If you have more information about this treaty signatory please add a community contribution below or contact us at webqueries@mch.govt.nz.

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'Moka Te Kāinga-mataa', URL: https://nzhistory.govt.nz/politics/treaty/signatory/1-30, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 17-Jun-2016

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Anonymous

Posted: 03 Nov 2017

or bullet eaten, as in riwai kainga ngarara = insect eaten potatoes

Anonymous

Posted: 08 Oct 2017

the bullet 'eater' kai+nga mataa

Brent Kerehona

Posted: 19 Feb 2016

Moka did not sign this version of the Treaty. Although his name is written on the document, he refused to sign on principle. If someone has proof to say otherwise I'd like to see it.