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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
124 Sheet 8 — The Cook Strait (Henry Williams) Sheet Taka Taka Te Āti Haunui-a-Pāpārangi? Whanganui, 23 May 1840

Taka signed the Cook Strait (Henry Williams) sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 23 May 1840 at Whanganui. He may have been a rangatira (chief) of Te Āti-a-Pāpārangi.

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