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.


Signing

SignatureSheetSigned asProbable nameTribeHapūSigning Occasion
25Sheet 6 — The Bay of Plenty (Fedarb) SheetTuparaTūparaNgāti Awa?Ngāti Pūkeko?Whakatāne 16 June 1840

Tūpara signed the Bay of Plenty (Fedarb) sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi at Whakatāne on 16 June 1840. He may have been from the Ngāti Pūkeko hapū (subtribe) of Ngāti Awa.


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How to cite this page

'Tūpara', URL: https://nzhistory.govt.nz/politics/treaty/signatory/6-25, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 24-Jun-2016

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