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
43Sheet 1 — The Waitangi SheetOmanu Te WunuŌmanaia te whenua? or Te Totohu?Ngāpuhi?, Te Rarawa?Ngāti Hau?, Ngāi TupotoBay of Islands probably Date unknown

Ōmanaia te whenua may not be a signature, but may indicate that the previous signatory, Te Totohu, was from Ōmanaia in Hokianga.

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'Ōmanaia te whenua? or Te Totohu?', URL:, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 17-Jun-2016

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