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

SignatureSheetSigned asProbable nameTribeHapūSigning Occasion
42Sheet 1 — The Waitangi SheetTe TotohuTe TotohuNgāpuhi, Te RarawaNgāti Hau, Ngāi TūpotoBay of Islands probably Date unknown

Te Totohu signed the Waitangi sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on an unknown date in 1840, probably in the Bay of Islands. He was from Ngāti Hau of Ngāpuhi and Ngāi Tūpoto of Te Rarawa.


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How to cite this page

'Te Totohu', URL: https://nzhistory.govt.nz/politics/treaty/signatory/1-42, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 10-Jun-2016

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