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
49Sheet 1 — The Waitangi SheetWiremu WunaWiremu WūnaNgāpuhiNgāti Tama, Te Uri MāhoeBay of Islands probably Date unknown

Wiremu Wūna signed the Waitangi sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on an unknown date in 1840, probably in the Bay of Islands. He was a rangatira (chief) of Ngāti Tama and the Te Uri Māhoe hapū (subtribe) of Ngāpuhi.

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'Wiremu Wūna', URL:, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 10-Jun-2016

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