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
53Sheet 1 — The Waitangi SheetTe AhuTe Ahu ParoreNgāpuhiTe Parawhau, Ngāti Rua-NgaioBay of Islands probably Date unknown

Te Ahu Parore was the son of Parore Te Āwhā. His father signed the 1835 Declaration of Independence on 25 June 1837. It is possible that Te Ahu Parore signed the Treaty of Waitangi on behalf of his father. He probably signed it in the Bay of Islands on an unknown date in 1840.

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