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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
17 Sheet 3 — The Waikato-Manukau Sheet Hako Hakiwaka Waikato Ngāti Te Wehi Waikato Heads, Late March or early April 1840

Hakiwaka signed the Waikato-Manukau sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi in late March or early April 1840 at Waikato Heads. He was from Ngāti Te Wehi at Aotea.

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