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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
106 Sheet 8 — The Cook Strait (Henry Williams) Sheet Pukerangiora Puke-rangiora Waikanae, 16 May 1840

Puke-rangiora signed the Cook Strait (Henry Williams) sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 16 May 1840 at Waikanae. He may have been Te Pukerangiora, the son of Te Rere-tā-whangawhanga and brother of Wiremu Kīngi te Rangitāke, both of whom signed the treaty on this occasion.

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