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Moka Te Kāinga-mataa

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
30 Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Moka Moka Te Kāinga-mataa Ngāpuhi Te Patukeha, Ngāi Tawake, Ngāti Tautahi, Te Uri-o-Ngongo Waitangi, 6 February 1840

Moka Te Kāinga-mataa’s name was written on the Waitangi treaty sheet on 6 February 1840 at Waitangi. He did not sign next to his name, possibly as a protest against the treaty. 

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