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
40Sheet 9 — The East Coast SheetTamitereTāmitere TokomaruNgāti PorouTe Whānau-a-RuataupareTokomaru 9 June 1840

Tāmitere Tokomaru signed the East Coast sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 9 June 1840 at Tokomaru Bay. He was from the Te Whānau-a-Ruataupare hapū (subtribe) of the Ngāti Porou iwi (tribe).


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How to cite this page

'Tāmitere Tokomaru', URL: https://nzhistory.govt.nz/politics/treaty/signatory/9-40, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 22-Jun-2016

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