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Te Makoare

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.


Signature Sheet Signed as Probable name Tribe Hapū Signing Occasion
52 Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Makoware Te Makoare Ngāpuhi Te Parawhau, Ngāti Rua-Ngaio Bay of Islands probably, Date unknown

Te Makoare 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 the Te Parawhau and Ngāti Rua-Ngaio hapū (subtribes) of Ngāpuhi. 

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