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Rēwiri Te Tukiata

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
88 Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Reweri Rēwiri Te Tukiata Ngāpuhi Ngāti Korokoro? Mangungu, 12 February 1840

 Te Tukiata signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 12 February 1840 at Mangungu, Hokianga. He was a rangatira (chief) of Hokianga.

In the mid-19th century Rēwiri Te Tukiata sent a specially composed waiata (chant or song) to Governor George Grey.

Rēwiri may have been the son of signatory 97, Wharekōrero.

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