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
9Sheet 5 — The Tauranga SheetTe matatahunaTe MatatāhunaNgāi Te RangiTauranga 10 April-May 1840

Te Matatāhuna signed the Tauranga sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi in April or May 1840 at Tauranga. He was a Ngāi Te Rangi rangatira (chief).

For further information and sources see Debbie McCauley, The Treaty of Waitangi in Tauranga: Te Tiriti o Waitangi ki Tauranga Moana

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