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Hawaitu Tāmati

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
57 Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Hawaitu Hawaitu Tāmati Ngāpuhi Te Uri-o-Te-Hāwato Waitangi, 6 February 1840

Hawaitu Tāmati signed the Waitangi sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 6 February 1840 at Waitangi. He was from the Te Uri-ō-Hua hapū (subtribe) of the Ngāpuhi iwi (tribe).

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