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
45Sheet 1 — The Waitangi SheetHiroHiroNgāpuhi?Ngāti Tautahi?Bay of Islands probably Date unknown

Hiro signed the Waitangi sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi in the Bay of Islands on an unknown date in 1840. He may have been from the Ngāti Tautahi hapū (subtribe) of Ngāpuhi.


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How to cite this page

'Hiro', URL: https://nzhistory.govt.nz/politics/treaty/signatory/1-45, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 17-Jun-2016

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