Story: Nene, Tamati Waka

Tamati Waka Nene, about 1870

Tāmati Wāka Nene

A strong advocate of the Treaty of Waitangi, Ngāpuhi chief Tāmati Wāka Nene persuaded many other chiefs to sign on 6 February 1840. This photograph was taken probably around two decades later.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: PA2-2211
Photograph by Hartley Webster

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How to cite this page:

Angela Ballara. 'Nene, Tamati Waka', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1990, updated November, 2001. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/1n2/nene-tamati-waka (accessed 18 July 2019)