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
90Sheet 1 — The Waitangi SheetHone MakinaihungaHōne MakinaihungaNgāpuhiTe Pōkare, Ngāti RauawaMangungu 12 February 1840

Hōne Makinaihunga signed the Waitangi sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 12 February 1840 at Mangungu in Hokianga. He was a rangatira (chief) from the Te Pōkare and Ngāti Rauawa hapū (subtribes) of Ngāphui.

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