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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
94 Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Karekare Karekare Ngāpuhi Te Uri-o-Hau? Ngāti Hau? Mangungu, 12 February 1840

Karekare signed the Waitangi sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 12 February 1840 at Mangungu, Hokianga. He may have been from the Te Uri-o-Hau and Ngāti Hau hapū (subtribes) of Ngāpuhi.

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