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
46Sheet 1 — The Waitangi SheetTe MaramaTe MāramaNgāpuhi?Ngāti Tautahi?Bay of Islands probably Date unknown

Te Mārama signed the Waitangi sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on an unknown date, probably in the Bay of Islands. Te Mārama may have been a woman, as this is commonly a woman’s name.

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'Te Mārama', URL:, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 17-Jun-2016

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