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Links  Te Ara- the Encyclopedia of New Zealand entry Christchurch City Libraries'  Treaty section Listen to audio features about the Treaty at Radio New Zealand The 1966 Encyclopaedia’s discussion of the Treaty of Waitangi Treaty 2 U website  – includes both historical and contemporary claim ...

Treaty of Waitangi resources

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The following resources relating to the Treaty of Waitangi are available to support organisations who are running events commemorating Waitangi Day. Te Papa- Waitangi Day activity book A free downloadable activity book to help kids understand the significance of Waitangi Day. Learn through maps, ...

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Links Te Ara- the New Zealand Encyclopedia entry Waitangi Tribunal site discussing the principles of the Treaty View the Treaty at Archives New Zealand Treaty of Waitangi Act 1975 Arguments for and against the 'Littlewood treaty' Treaty 2 U website- includes both historical and ...

Treaty of Waitangi

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The Treaty of Waitangi is New Zealand’s founding document. It takes its name from the place in the Bay of Islands where it was first signed, on 6 February 1840. This day is now a public holiday in New Zealand. The Treaty is an agreement, in Māori and English that was made between the British Crown ...

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Links Waitangi Tribunal site discussing the principles of the Treaty View the Treaty at Archives New Zealand Treaty 2 U website- includes both historical and contemporary claim information, as well as interactives within the cool stuff tab. Books Facsimiles of the Declaration of Independence and ...

The Treaty of Waitangi

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The Treaty of Waitangi is New Zealand’s founding document. It takes its name from the place in the Bay of Islands where it was first signed, on 6 February 1840. This day is now a public holiday in New Zealand. The Treaty is an agreement, in Māori and English, that was made between the British ...

Treaty of Waitangi links

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This is only a selection of web pages relating to the Treaty. The focus is on sites that deal with historical matters, with some modern treaty-related sites also included. Historical Accounts Waitangi Day: A History- a chronological account of the day's troubled history. Treaty of Waitangi on ...

Further information

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This web feature was written by Claudia Orange and produced by the NZHistory.net.nz team. Links Waitangi Day fund Waitangi Treaty Grounds website Waitangi Treaty House entry on Heritage New Zealand List New Zealand Day at Waitangi (NZOnScreen) Books Michael Belgrave, Waitangi revisited: ...

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Links Office of Treaty Settlements provides information on negotiations and Treaty settlements Revisionist interpretation of Treaty and claims Reports of claims available from the Waitangi Tribunal Treaty 2 U website- includes both historical and contemporary claim information, as well as ...

Treaty FAQs

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Frequently asked questions What is the Treaty of Waitangi? What does the Treaty say? Where can I see the Treaty? Who signed the Treaty of Waitangi, where and when? How many copies are there of the Treaty, and which one is used? Why was the Treaty entered into? What happened after the Treaty was ...

Waikato Heads, late March or early April 1840

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Reverend Robert Maunsell held a meeting to discuss the Treaty of Waitangi at Waikato Heads in late March or early April. Many of the 1500 people present were enthusiastic about the treaty and Maunsell acquired 32 signatures on the Waikato-Manukau treaty sheet. Maunsell and Benjamin Ashwell, who ...

Tauranga, 10 April-23 May 1840

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Between 10 April and 23 May 1840 21 signatures were collected in Tauranga. However, the Tauranga treaty sheet was not signed by Hori Kingi Tupaea, a prominent chief of Ngāi Te Rangi who lived at Ōtūmoetai pā (fortified village). He had heard that Te Heuheu had not signed and therefore would not ...

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Links Waitangi Tribunal Books Michael Belgrave, Merata Kawharu and David Williams (eds), Waitangi revisited: perspectives on the Treaty of Waitangi, Oxford University Press, Auckland, 2005 Department of Justice, Principles for Crown action on the Treaty of Waitangi, Wellington, 1989 I.H. Kawharu, ...

Waitangi, home of the Treaty- roadside stories

Waitangi, home of the Treaty- roadside stories

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The Treaty of Waitangi, considered to be New Zealand’s founding document, was signed at Waitangi on 6 February 1840 by Māori chiefs and representatives of the British Crown. However, within five years Māori were at war with the British over land loss and infringements of the Treaty. Since the ...

Signing the treaty

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Gathering signatures from around the country About 40 chiefs signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 6 February 1840. By the end of the year, about 500 other Māori, including 13 women, had put their names or moko to the document; all but 39 signed the Māori text. While some had clear expectations about ...

Antarctic Treaty comes into force

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First meeting of Antarctic Treaty countries, July 1961 (Antarctica New Zealand Pictorial Collection) As claimant to the Ross Dependency, New Zealand took part in a 1959 conference in Washington DC about the political and international status of Antarctica. The resulting Antarctic Treaty was agreed ...

Waimate North, 9–10 February 1840

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On 9 and 10 February 1840, six Ngāpuhi rangatira (chiefs) signed the Waitangi sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi at Waimate North, in the Bay of Islands. Lieutenant-Governor William Hobson travelled 15 miles (24 km) inland from Waitangi with Joseph Nias, the captain of HMS Herald, and missionary ...

The Treaty in brief

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Creating understanding about the Treaty The Treaty of Waitangi is New Zealand’s founding document. It takes its name from the place in the Bay of Islands where it was first signed, on 6 February 1840. This day is now a public holiday in New Zealand. The Treaty is an agreement, in Māori and ...

Kāwhia, 25 May 1840

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On 25 May 1840 a further signature was added to the Manukau-Kāwhia treaty sheet. According to Apirana Ngata, this was Hōrī Te Waru from the Ngāti Te Apakura hapū (subtribe) of Waikato. No witness is recorded next to this signature, but it can be assumed that the Wesleyan (Methodist) missionaries ...

Waikato, late March or early April 1840?

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In Waikato, a printed treaty sheet was signed by five signatories from the Ngāti Pou, Ngāti Mariu and Ngāti Te Wehi hapū (subtribes) of Waikato. This treaty sheet is not dated, but because the only witness was Church Missionary Society missionary Robert Maunsell, it has been assumed that this copy ...

Kaitāia signing, 28 April 1840

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The Waitangi sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi, first signed at Waitangi on 6 February 1840, was taken north to Kaitāia on the schooner New Zealander. When Colonial Secretary Willoughby Shortland arrived there on 28 April, Te Rarawa greeted him with musket fire and a haka. Sixty-one members of Te ...

Hawke’s Bay, 24 June 1840

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On 24 June 1840, the chiefs Te Hāpuku, Waikato and Mahikai signed the Herald sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi. The official party, which included Edward Williams and Thomas Bunbury, arrived at the mouth of Tukituki River on the day. Hara, who had already signed the treaty, came with Te Hāpuku and ...

Manukau Harbour, 26 April 1840

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Police Magistrate W.C. Symonds, formerly a British army officer, gained seven signatures on the Waikato-Manukau treaty sheet on 26 April 1840. On his second visit to Manukau Harbour he was hoping to get the signature of Te Wherowhero, a major rangatira (chief) of Waikato who later became the first ...

Kāwhia, 28 April 1840

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On 28 April one signature was added to the Manukau-Kāwhia sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi, that of Rāwiri, possibly from Ngāpuhi. This signature was witnessed by James Wallis, a Wesleyan (Methodist) missionary who was stationed in Kāwhia. When Police Magistrate W.C. Symonds travelled to Waikato ...

Further information

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Links Dictionary of New Zealand Biography Books Michael Belgrave, Merata Kawharu, David Williams, Waitangi revisited: perspectives on the Treaty of Waitangi, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2005 I. H. Kawharu, Waitangi: Maori and Pakeha perspectives of the Treaty of Waitangi, Auckland, Oxford ...

Online resources

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On this page, you will find details about online resources provided by other organisations. He Tohu The National Library of New Zealand has the Treaty of Waitangi on display as He Tohu, a new permanent exhibition of three nation-building constitutional documents. Digital New Zealand You can find ...

Preserving the documents

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The Treaty of Waitangi is currently on display in the He Tohu exhibition at the National Library of New Zealand in Wellington. This climate-controlled exhibit space opened in 2017 and displays the Treaty, 1835 Declaration of Independence, and 1893 Women's Suffrage Petition. The documents have ...

Te Tai Treaty Settlement Stories

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Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage have embarked on a national project –  Te Tai Whakaea Treaty Settlement Stories (Te Tai)   –   to collect, preserve and share the broad and multi-faceted history of Treaty settlements. The project aims to educate and inform people of Treaty ...

Manukau, 20 March 1840

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The three main rangatira (chiefs) of Ngāti Whātua were the first to sign the Manukau-Kāwhia treaty sheet on 20 March 1840. W.C. Symonds, a British army officer who had recently been appointed by Lieutenant-Governor William Hobson as a police magistrate, was sent to collect signatures in the ...

Port Nicholson, 29 April 1840

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Thirty-two rangatira (chiefs) of Te Āti Awa, Ngāti Tama and Ngāti Toa were first to sign the Cook Strait (Henry Williams) copy of the Treaty of Waitangi. This was brought from the Bay of Islands by the Anglican Church Missionary Society missionary Henry Williams on the small schooner Ariel. The ...

Treaty posters

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Waitangi 175 poster Te Tiriti- The Treaty of Waitangi 175 logo depicts the kotuku in flight in a mid-morning sky representing the progress of the past 25 years while looking forward to the bicentenary in 2040. It is based on the 1990 Treaty of Waitangi 150 year logo but represents a contemporary ...

Ngai Tahu treaty settlement, 1997

Ngai Tahu treaty settlement, 1997

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Charles Crofts (Negotiator for Ngāi Tahu) and Doug Graham (Minister in Charge of Treaty of Waitangi negotiations) hongi after signing the Ngāi Tahu settlement, 24 September 1997. Dominion Post Permission of the Dominion Post must be obtained before any re-use of this image. treaty of waitangi ...

Waitangi Day 1980s

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The early 1980s: confrontation and disruption Concerns over land and other matters continued to be voiced by Māori in the 1980s. The call was for greater Pākehā awareness and acceptance of Māoritanga, seen as guaranteed by the Treaty, and for acknowledgement of Māori as the tangata whenua (people ...

Waitangi, 6 February 1840

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The Waitangi sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi was signed by 43* rangatira (chiefs) on 6 February 1840, at Waitangi, in the Bay of Islands. Most of those who signed were from Ngāpuhi, but there were also a few from Ngāti Wai, Te Roroa, Te Rarawa and Ngāti Tūwharetoa. Lieutenant-Governor William ...

Creating understanding about the Treaty

Creating understanding about the Treaty

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An image from the 1990 Commission’s Treaty of Waitangi campaign, which aimed to create a better understanding of the Treaty as the founding document of New Zealand. Alexander Turnbull Library Evening Post Collection Reference: EP-Ethnology-Maori Land from 1976-02 Permission of the Alexander ...

1934 Waitangi Day celebrations

1934 Waitangi Day celebrations

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Te Tii marae at Waitangi in 1934, when the great hui was held to celebrate the gift of the property where the treaty was signed. The treaty house stands across the bridge among the trees. Alexander Turnbull Library Reference: F90801 Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of ...

Case Study – Kaikōura Waitangi Day Celebrations

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The Kaikōura Waitangi Celebrations 2019 were designed by Te Ahi Waitua ō Kaikōura after being inspired by the Waitangi Treaty Trails held in Cheviot in 2018. The day’s events began with the Kaikōura Treaty Trails and finished with food, music, and entertainment at Takahanga marae. Photo credit: ...

Printed treaty copy

Printed treaty copy

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Use the tool bar at the bottom of this interactive to zoom in and navigate. The printed copy of the treaty The Waikato copy is the only surviving printed copy of the Treaty of Waitangi. All the others are written in longhand. It was one of 200 copies of the Maori text printed in Paihia on 17 ...

Akaroa, 30 May 1840

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Thomas Bunbury, Edward Williams, William Stewart and Captain Nias on HMS Herald arrived at Akaroa on 28 May 1840. On the same day Williams read out and explained the treaty. Stewart may have helped Williams, as he was well-known in the South Island and understood the Ngāi Tahu dialect. [1] At ...

Signing of the Treaty of Waitangi

Signing of the Treaty of Waitangi

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Modern reconstruction, showing Tāmati Wāka Nene signing the Treaty in front of James Busby, Captain William Hobson and other British officials and witnesses. Some Māori signatories are assembled on the left. Alexander Turnbull Library Reference: G-821-2 Artist: Marcus King Permission of the ...

Waitangi 150th anniversary commemorative stamp

Waitangi 150th anniversary commemorative stamp

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A special stamp issued to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty. Claudia Orange, private collection treaty of waitangi stamps sesquicentenary ...

Tauranga treaty copy

Tauranga treaty copy

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Use the tool bar at the bottom of this interactive to zoom in and navigate.  The Tauranga copy of the treaty Tauranga missionary Alfred Brown gathered 21 signatures on a Māori-language copy of the Treaty of Waitangi in April and May 1840. The copy has no seals, and it is thought that William ...

Differences between the texts

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The Treaty of Waitangi has two texts. The Māori version is not an exact translation of the English. There has been much debate over the differences – how they came to be and what they mean. Some people argue that there are two treaties: te Tiriti, the Māori version, and the Treaty, the English ...

Te Tii memorial

Te Tii memorial

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This monument bears the full Māori text of the Treaty of Waitangi and has stood at Te Tii marae since 1880. Claudia Orange, private collection treaty of waitangi waitangi day ...

Māui Pū

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Signature Number:  14 Sheet:  Sheet 7 — The Herald (Bunbury) Sheet Location:  Cloudy Bay Tribe:  Ngāti Toa? Occasion:  17 June 1840 Signed as:  Maui Pu Probable Name:  Māui Pū 7-14 Māui Pū signed the Herald (Bunbury) sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 17 June 1840 at Guard’s Cove in Cloudy Bay. He ...

Wiremu Tana Pāpāhia

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the Treaty of Waitangi. They probably signed in the Bay of Islands. Wī Tana Pāpāhia supported the treaty, and escorted the official party to Hokianga on 12 February 1840. Following his name on the treaty sheet (listed as signature 35) are the words, ‘Tangata Kotahi’. It is possible that this was not ...

Treaty events since 1950

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submissions to government on many matters affecting Māori, particularly issues relating to the Treaty of Waitangi.  The Council became the National government’s main source of advice on Māori policy. It was criticised by some for being dominated by conservative Māori leaders. As the four Māori MPs were in the ...

Waikato-Tainui settlement story launched on 25th anniversary of Treaty signing

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  The story of the Waikato-Tainui Treaty process and its enduring impact on the community is being told with a five-part web story launched today on the 25th anniversary of settlement, announced Associate Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Carmel Sepuloni.   “I am grateful to Waikato-Tainui for ...

Case Study –Tu Tama Wahine o Taranaki Waitangi Day Celebrations

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Creating Conversations The 2019 Community Korero Workshop Series, organised by Tu Tama Wahine o Taranaki, aimed to commemorate the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi by delivering a programme that invited the community to have ‘creative conversations’ about the Treaty. ‘The opportunity for the ...

Ngati Porou share their journey towards Te Tiriti settlement

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Today’s launch of the Ngati Porou treaty settlement documentary is significant for the iwi and for all New Zealanders as we further our understanding of the journey to Te Tiriti o Waitangi settlements, Bernadette Cavanagh CE Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage says. “Through Te Tai ...

The Treaty debated

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the first to feel the pinch of the economic downturn of the 1970s.  A new generation of urban and well-educated Māori challenged what they saw as the failure of governments to honour the Treaty. Some called the Treaty a fraud. The stage was set for intense public discussion of the Treaty in modern New ...

Chief Justice declares treaty 'worthless' and a 'simple nullity'

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Sir James Prendergast, c. 1890s (Alexander Turnbull Library, 1/2-031752-F) Chief Justice Sir James Prendergast’s statements when delivering judgment in the case of Wi Parata v The Bishop of Wellington would influence decision-making on Treaty of Waitangi issues for decades. Prendergast was ...

Te Tai Whakaea Treaty Settlement Stories

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Te Tai Whakaea Treaty Settlement Stories (Te Tai), launched today by the Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern, will help us connect with our past and share the multi-faceted history of Treaty settlements, says Dr Monty Soutar, Senior Historian, Manatū Taonga Ministry for ...

Mana Island, 19 June 1840

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After proclaiming sovereignty over the South Island, Major Bunbury sailed to Kāpiti on HMS Herald, arriving on 19 June 1840. When Bunbury and Te Rauparaha, the paramount chief of Ngāti Toa, crossed paths off Mana Island, Bunbury asked Te Rauparaha to sign the Herald treaty copy. When Te Rauparaha ...

Whakawhitirā Waiapu, 25–31 May 1840

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Tūranga-based missionary William Williams travelled along the East Coast between 5   May and 9 June 1840 to collect the signatures of rangatira (chiefs). He was accompanied by a teenaged student of Māori, George Clark Jnr, who acted as a second witness to the treaty signings. Between 25 May and ...

Thomas Buick

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Rauparaha before publishing his best known and most important book, The Treaty of Waitangi, in 1914. This helped re-establish the Treaty of Waitangi as New Zealand's most important historical document. According to Buick the Treaty was 'the foundation of our nationhood'. He died in 1938. ...

Queen Charlotte Sound, 4–5 May 1840

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While travelling through Queen Charlotte Sound at the top of the South Island, missionary Henry Williams gained 14 signatures for the Cook Strait (Henry Williams) copy of the Treaty of Waitangi on 4 May 1840, and 13 more next day. George Thomas Clayton, the captain of the Ariel  – the schooner on ...

Ngāniho Te Tai

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Pāpāhia, who also signed the Treaty of Waitangi. They both most likely signed the treaty in the Bay of Islands, on an unknown date in 1840. Ngāniho and his cousin Wī (Wiremu) Tana Pāpāhia were among the Te Rarawa chiefs who signed a peace treaty with Ngāpuhi on 13 June 1868. In 1870 he was described as one ...

The first Waitangi Day

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Lord Bledisloe's gift and the 1934 celebrations In 1932 Governor-General Lord Bledisloe gifted the Treaty House and grounds at Waitangi to the nation. He hoped that the site would become a national memorial, symbolising that the Treaty of Waitangi had initiated a unique relationship between ...

Waitangi Day

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Early meeting of the Waitangi National Trust Board Every year on 6 February, New Zealand marks the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840. In that year, representatives of the British Crown and over 500 Māori chiefs signed what is often considered to be New Zealand’s founding document. The day ...

Waitangi Tribunal created

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The Labour government created the Tribunal to hear Māori claims of breaches of the Treaty of Waitangi. It has evolved ever since, adapting to the demands of claimants, government and public. The Tribunal was created to report on and suggest settlements for contemporary Māori claims, and to ensure ...

Te Kaha, 14 June 1840

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The Bay of Plenty (Fedarb) treaty sheet was signed by Te Whānau-ā-Apanui rangatira (chiefs) at Te Kaha on 14 June 1840. The trader James W. Fedarb, who was the trading master of the schooner  Mercury, was responsible for taking this treaty sheet around the Bay of Plenty and held a signing at Te ...

Bay of Islands, 17 February 1840

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On 17 February 1840  James Clendon, an Englishman acting as American consul, witnessed the addition of Pōmare II ’s signature to the Waitangi sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi. Pōmare added his signature above Hōne Heke Pōkai ’s, who signed on 6 February, but it is dated and signed by Clendon as 17 ...

Māori land loss, 1860-2000

Māori land loss, 1860-2000

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from Appendix four of Claudia Orange, Illustrated History of the Treaty of Waitangi (BWB, 2004). This in turn is based on National Overview, Rangahaua Whanui Series, Waitangi Tribunal, Wellington 1997, vol II, ppX-XIV  interactive New Zealand's 19th-century wars The Treaty in practice Māori King ...

Ngaro

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Signature Number:  130 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Mangungu Tribe:  Ngāpuhi? Hapu:  Patupō, Ngāti Toro Occasion:  12 February 1840 Signed as:  Ngaro Probable Name:  Ngaro 1-130 Ngaro signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 12 February 1840 at Mangungu, Hokianga. The first speaker at ...

Mangungu, 12 February 1840

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At a meeting at Mangungu, Hokianga, on 12 February 1840, 64 signatures were added to the Waitangi sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi. Joseph Nias, the captain of HMS Herald, naval officer Willoughby Shortland, Anglican Church Missionary Society missionaries George Clarke and Richard Taylor, Wesleyan ...

The Treaty House

The Treaty House

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An early meeting of the Waitangi National Trust Board, held in front of the Treaty House. Alexander Turnbull Library Reference: F79960 A. Jones Collection Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Matauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any ...

Further information

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the end of the nineteenth century, Penguin, Auckland, 1996 Bronwyn Dalley and Gavin McLean (eds), Frontier of dreams: the story of New Zealand, Hodder Moa Beckett, Auckland, 2005 Paul Moon, Te ara ki te Tiriti: the path to the Treaty of Waitangi, David Ling, Auckland, 2002 Vincent O’Malley, Bruce ...

Kāwhia, 21 May 1840

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The name of James Wallis, a Wesleyan (Methodist) missionary, is recorded on the Manukau-Kāwhia treaty sheet next to the signatures of three rangatira (chiefs) who signed at Kāwhia on 21 May 1840. Te Kanawa was from Ngāti Mahuta of Waikato. Unlike all the other signatures on the Manukau-Kāwhia ...

Kāwhia, 15 June 1840

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On 15 June three more signatures were added to the Manukau-Kāwhia treaty sheet at Kāwhia. The first two signatories were possibly from Ngāti Maniapoto. Police Magistrate W.C. Symonds had instructed the local Kāwhia Wesleyan (Methodist) missionaries, James Wallis and John Whiteley, to find ...

Kāwhia, 3 September 1840

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The last signature to be added to the Manukau-Kāwhia treaty sheet was that of Wharekawa, who may have been from Whakatīwai in Waikato. He signed with a cross next to his name on 3 September 1840, presumably with Wesleyan (Methodist) missionaries James Wallis and John Whiteley present, though they ...

Plans for Mangungu Tiriti Commemorations underway

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Commemorations marking the largest signing of the Treaty of Waitangi are taking shape- and everybody is invited. Wednesday February 12 will mark the 180th anniversary of Governor William Hobson meeting with rangatira from the Hokianga regarding the Treaty of Waitangi. The Hokianga signing, which ...

Passage of Ngai Tahu treaty settlement

Passage of Ngai Tahu treaty settlement

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Moka Te Kainga-mataa

Moka Te Kainga-mataa

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A Ngāpuhi leader, Moka Te Kainga-mataa was an original signatory of the 1835 Declaration of Independence. Moka's name – but not his signature – also appears on the 1840 Treaty of Waitangi. Read more about him here. Drawing of Moka Te Kainga-mataa by Natanahira Pona, 2007. Not to be reused ...

James Busby's house

James Busby's house

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The Treaty House at Waitangi in the early 20th century. When the Bledisloes gifted it to the nation it underwent extensive renovation. Alexander Turnbull Library Reference: F18070 Russell Duncan Album Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Matauranga ...

Waitangi marae at Te Tii in 1880

Waitangi marae at Te Tii in 1880

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This photograph shows the Waitangi marae at Te Tii in 1880, with the meeting house Te Tiriti o Waitangi (foreground) and the Waitangi Treaty memorial (right of meeting house). The photograph was taken by Josiah Martin shortly after the completion of the meeting house. The official opening of the ...

Matiu Huka

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Signature Number:  18 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Waitangi Tribe:  Ngāpuhi Hapu:  Te Uri-o-Ngongo Occasion:  6 February 1840 Signed as:  Matiu Huka? Probable Name:  Matiu Huka 1-18 Matiu Huka signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 6 February 1840 at Waitangi. He spoke in support of ...

Taraia Ngakuti te Tumuhuia

Taraia Ngakuti te Tumuhuia

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Coromandel leader Taraia Ngakuti te Tumuhuia, of Ngati Tamatera, who did not sign the Treaty of Waitangi. Read more about Taraia Ngakuti te Tumuhuia Alexander Turnbull Library Reference: A2-2820 Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Matauranga ...

Geraldine Domain memorial oak

Geraldine Domain memorial oak

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This oak tree and its adjacent plaque in Geraldine Domain commemorate the singing of the Treaty of Versailles which officially brought an end to the First World War. The text of the plaque is transcribed below: PLANTED BY MRS B. R. MACDONALD MAYORESS 19TH JULY 1919 TO COMMEMORATE SIGNING OF TREATY ...

Moka Te Kāinga-mataa

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written on the Waitangi treaty sheet on 6 February 1840 at Waitangi. He did not sign next to his name, possibly as a protest against the treaty.  ...

Tūranga, 5–12 May 1840

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On 8 April 1840 the Tūranga missionary William Williams received a copy of the Treaty of Waitangi from his older brother Henry Williams, along with instructions ‘to obtain the consent of the chiefs from East Cape to Ahuriri, the present-day port of Napier.’ [1] Williams was joined by the teenaged ...

Mārama

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Signature Number:  188 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Kaitāia Tribe:  Te Rarawa? Hapu:  Ngāi Takoto? Occasion:  28 April 1840 Signed as:  Marama? / Maiapia? Probable Name:  Mārama 1-188 Mārama signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 28 April 1840 at Kaitāia. As Miria Simpson noted, ...

Tuhirangi

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Signature Number:  69 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Waitangi Tribe:  Ngāpuhi Hapu:  Te Matarahurahu, Ngāti Rāhiri, Ngāi Tawake Occasion:  6 February 1840 Signed as:  Tuirangi Probable Name:  Tuhirangi 1-69 Tuhirangi, who signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 6 February 1840 at ...

Karaka Bay signing, 4 March 1840

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On 4 March 1840, 17 Tāmaki rangatira (chiefs), mostly from Ngāti Pāoa and Ngāti Maru, signed the Waitangi sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi at Karaka Bay on Waitematā Harbour. Though no official records were kept of the explanations of the treaty that were given, or the discussion before signing, the ...

Puke-rangiora

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Signature Number:  106 Sheet:  Sheet 8 — The Cook Strait (Henry Williams) Sheet Location:  Waikanae Occasion:  16 May 1840 Signed as:  Pukerangiora Probable Name:  Puke-rangiora 8-106 Puke-rangiora signed the Cook Strait (Henry Williams) sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 16 May 1840 at Waikanae. ...

Pēhi

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Signature Number:  115 Sheet:  Sheet 8 — The Cook Strait (Henry Williams) Sheet Location:  Waikanae Tribe:  Te Āti Awa? Occasion:  16 May 1840 Signed as:  Pehi Probable Name:  Pēhi 8-115 Pēhi signed the Cook Strait (Henry Williams) sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 16 May 1840 at Waikanae. Henry ...

Paratene

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Signature Number:  106 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Mangungu Tribe:  Ngāpuhi? Hapu:  Te Uri-o-Hua? Occasion:  12 February 1840 Signed as:  Paratene Probable Name:  Paratene 1-106 Paratene signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 12 February 1840 at Mangungu, Hokianga. According to Miria ...

Hobson proclaims British sovereignty over New Zealand

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Lieutenant-Governor William Hobson proclaimed British sovereignty over all of New Zealand – the North Island on the basis of cession through the Treaty of Waitangi, and South and Stewart Islands by right of discovery. When sovereignty was proclaimed, Māori signatories to the treaty were still ...

Kāwhia, 27 August 1840

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The 12th signature gained for the Treaty of Waitangi in Kāwhia was that of Ngāmotu, a Ngāti Maniapoto rangatira (chief). His signature has no specific witness, but is part of the series of signatures gained in Kāwhia by the local Wesleyan (Methodist) missionaries, James Wallis and John Whiteley. ...

Rangitoto ki te Tonga, 11 May 1840

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After collecting signatures on the Cook Strait (Henry Williams) copy of the Treaty of Waitangi in Queen Charlotte Sound, Henry Williams, on board the schooner Ariel, headed further west. He stopped at Rangitoto ki te Tonga (D’Urville Island) on 11 May 1840 and gathered 13 signatures there. The ...

Network Waitangi Ōtautahi

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Treaty of Waitangi poster (Network Waitangi Ōtautahi) With Covid-19 dominating our lives at present, it is easy to forget all the other work that continues as we prepare for the compulsory teaching of New Zealand history in 2022. Teachers have plenty on their plates right now, but those of you ...

Ōpōtiki, 27–28 May 1840

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The Bay of Plenty (Fedarb) treaty sheet was signed by seven Whakatōhea rangatira (chiefs) at Ōpōtiki on 27 and 28 May 1840. Six signed on the 27th and Whākia did so on the 28th. [1] The trader James W. Fedarb, the trading master of the schooner Mercury, was responsible for taking this treaty sheet ...

New Zealand signs Manila Pact

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SEATO leaders in Manila, 1966 (Wikipedia) The South-East Asia Collective Defence Treaty, or Manila Pact, aimed to contain the spread of communism in the region. The South-East Asia Treaty Organization (SEATO) was the institutional expression of this treaty. The signatories to the Manila Pact were ...

Henry Williams

Henry Williams

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Missionary Henry Williams, about 1865. Henry Williams was a missionary who supported British annexation. He believed that Māori should be protected from lawless Europeans and fraudulent dealings. He and his son Edward translated the Treaty of Waitangi into Maori. Read more about Henry Williams ...

William Hobson

William Hobson

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William Hobson was lieutenant-governor from 1840 to 1841 and governor from 1841 to 1842. One of his first tasks on arriving in New Zealand on 29 January 1840 was signing the Treaty of Waitangi on 6 February that year. Alexander Turnbull Library Reference: G-826-1 Permission of the Alexander ...

Te Hīnaki

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Signature Number:  161 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Karaka Bay Tribe:  Ngāti Pāoa Occasion:  4 March 1840 Signed as:  Hinaki Probable Name:  Te Hīnaki 1-161 Te Hīnaki signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 4 March 1840 at Karaka Bay, Tāmaki (Auckland). Historian Paul Monin has noted ...

Wiremu Kīngi Te Rangitāke

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the Cook Strait (Henry Williams) sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 16 May 1840 at Waikanae. His father, Te Rere-tā-whangawhanga, also signed the treaty on this occasion. ...

Manukau-Kāwhia treaty copy

Manukau-Kāwhia treaty copy

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Use the tool bar at the bottom of this interactive to zoom in and navigate. Manukau-Kāwhia copy of the Treaty The Manukau-Kāwhia Maori-language copy of the Treaty of Waitangi, with 13 signatures, is the only surviving copy with the signature of Colonial Secretary Willoughby Shortland. It was also ...

Criteria for the Commemorating Waitangi Day Fund

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participation. Applicants to the Fund should be able to demonstrate that recognition of the Treaty of Waitangi is a central theme in their event. Priority is given to events in local communities that commemorate and are held on Waitangi Day, or on days significant to the signing of the Treaty in a particular ...

Te Awa

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Signature Number:  153 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Karaka Bay Tribe:  Ngāti Pāoa Occasion:  4 March 1840 Signed as:  Te Awa Probable Name:  Te Awa 1-153 Te Awa signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 4 March 1840 at Karaka Bay, Tāmaki (Auckland). Historian T. Lindsay Buick noted in ...

Hāre Pōpata Wāka

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Signature Number:  175 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Kaitāia Tribe:  Te Rarawa, Ngāti Kahu Hapu:  Kaitote, Te Patukoraha, Ngāi Taranga Occasion:  28 April 1840 Signed as:  Hare Popata Waha Probable Name:  Hāre Pōpata Wāka 1-175 Hāre Pōpata Wāka signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 28 ...

HMAS Canberra

HMAS Canberra

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HMAS Canberra berthed at King's Wharf, Wellington, 1933. Australia operated two heavy – or 'Treaty' – cruisers. These British-designed County-class warships were built to the 10,000-ton limit set by the 1922 Washington Naval Treaty and mounted 8-inch (203-mm) guns in twin turrets. ...

Treaty of Waitangi

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The purpose of this exercise is to get some sense of how much your students know about the Treaty already. From here you will be in a better position to structure the rest of your study. You could try a whole-class discussion where ideas are brainstormed on the board or developed as part of small ...

William Colenso in 1868

William Colenso in 1868

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Seated portait of William Colenso (1811-1899) taken in 1868. Colenso arrived at the Bay of Islands as the Church Mission printer in December 1834. His greatest achievements included printing the New Testamont in Maori and the Maori version of the Treaty of Waitangi. Read more about William Colenso ...

Ūawa, 16–17 May 1840

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On 8 April 1840 the Tūranga missionary William Williams received a copy of the treaty from his older brother Henry Williams, along with instructions ‘to obtain the consent of the chiefs from East Cape to Ahuriri, the present-day port of Napier.’ [1] Williams was joined by a teenaged student of ...

Rangitukia Waiapu, 1 June 1840

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Between 25 May and 1 June 1840 10 signatures were secured in Waiapu, where the treaty was ‘well received’. [1]  Seven signatures were collected between 25 and 31 May, and three on 1   June: David Rangikatia (Rawiri Rangikatia), Koaiuruterangi (Rauru-te-rangi) and Awarau, all of Ngāti Porou. The ...

Matiu Huhu

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Signature Number:  178 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Kaitāia Tribe:  Te Aupōuri, Te Rarawa Occasion:  28 April 1840 Signed as:  Matiu Huhu Probable Name:  Matiu Huhu 1-178 Matiu Huhu signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 28 April 1840 at Kaitāia. He was the brother of Pāpāhia, who ...

Iwikau Te Heuheu Tūkino III

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signed the Waitangi sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 6 February 1840 at Waitangi, although he did not have authority to commit Ngāti Tūwharetoa to the agreement. His brother Mananui disowned his signing later that year, but Iwikau’s signature remained on the treaty.   ...

Kepa Waha

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Signature Number:  210 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Kaitāia Occasion:  28 April 1840 Signed as:  Kepa Waha Probable Name:  Kepa Waha 1-210 Kepa Waha signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 28 April 1840 at Kaitāia. Kepa Waha’s name appears in the records of a number land purchases in ...

Kete-takere

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Signature Number:  116 Sheet:  Sheet 8 — The Cook Strait (Henry Williams) Sheet Location:  Waikanae Tribe:  Te Āti Awa? Occasion:  16 May 1840 Signed as:  Ketetakere Probable Name:  Kete-takere 8-116 Kete-takere signed the Cook Strait (Henry Williams) sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 16 May 1840 ...

Tāwhirihoe, 21 May 1840

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On 21 May 1840, the Ariel, captained by George Thomas Clayton, arrived off Tāwhirihoe pā, a fortified village between the Rangitīkei and Manawatū rivers. Here three rangatira (chiefs) of Ngāti Apa added their signatures to the Cook Strait (Henry Williams) copy  of the Treaty of Waitangi. The ...

Treaty of Waitangi signed

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Painting of the treaty signing by Marcus King, 1938 (Alexander Turnbull Library, G-821-2) More than 40 Māori chiefs signed a treaty with the British Crown in the Bay of Islands. The Treaty of Waitangi remains controversial. A week earlier, Captain William Hobson had landed at Kororāreka from HMS ...

Waitangi Day 1990s

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Waitangi Day events became a focus for protests about sovereignty in the 1990s. Māori sovereignty – defined over the years in various ways as mana motuhake, autonomy, self-determination or self-regulation – has been one of the most enduring Māori understandings of the Treaty's second article ...

Queen Elizabeth meeting Queen Te Atairangikaahu in 1995

Queen Elizabeth meeting Queen Te Atairangikaahu in 1995

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The Queen meets the Māori Queen, Te Arikinui, Dame Te Atairangikaahu, in 1995, accompanied by Prime Minister Jim Bolger (left) and Minister in Charge of Treaty Negotiations Douglas Graham. During this visit Queen Elizabeth personally delivered an apology from the British Crown to the Tainui ...

Taura

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Signature Number:  26 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Bay of Islands Tribe:  Ngāpuhi? Hapu:  Ngāti Hine Occasion:  Date unknown Signed as:  Taura Probable Name:  Taura 1-26 Taura signed the Waitangi sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi in the Bay of Islands on an unknown date in 1840. ...

Native Rights Act declares Māori British subjects

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Newspaper report on the Native Rights Act (PapersPast) The Act deemed all Māori to be natural-born subjects of the Crown, confirming in law the treaty promise that Māori were to be accorded the same status as other British subjects. Under Article Three of the Treaty of Waitangi, Māori gained ‘all ...

Te Roha

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Signature Number:  28 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Bay of Islands Tribe:  Ngāpuhi Hapu:  Te Parawhau Occasion:  13? May 1840 Signed as:  Teroha Probable Name:  Te Roha 1-28 Te Roha signed the Waitangi sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi in the Bay of Islands, possibly on 13 May ...

Hākiro

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had contact with both Catholic (Bishop Pompallier) and Protestant (Henry Williams) missionaries before 1840. British Resident James Busby claimed that Hākiro had suggested that he (Busby) might be a king for Māori. During the debate about the treaty at Waitangi on 5 February 1840, Hākiro spoke on ...

Bay of Islands, 13? May 1840

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In mid-May the Waitangi sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi was signed in the Bay of Islands in the presence of Lieutenant-Governor William Hobson and Ensign A.D.W. Best. Claudia Orange has suggested the signing was in the second week of May, possibly on 13 May. Erima Henare, a descendant of Kawiti, ...

Growing interest in the Treaty

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Waitangi National Trust Board meeting The early 20th century saw new approaches to dealing with Māori grievances and a renewed interest in the Treaty as the nation's founding document. In 1932 Governor-General Lord Bledisloe and his wife gifted the Treaty grounds to the nation. It was hoped ...

Hara

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Signature Number:  55 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Waitangi Tribe:  Ngāpuhi Hapu:  Te Uri-o-Te-Hāwato, Ngāti Rangi Occasion:  6 February 1840 Signed as:  Hara Probable Name:  Hara 1-55 Hara was a Ngāpuhi chief who signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 6 February 1840 at Waitangi. He ...

Te Ruki Kawiti

Te Ruki Kawiti

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In 1840, when William Hobson arrived in New Zealand, Kawiti vigorously resisted the imposition of British rule. He did not agree to the Treaty on 6 February, when others signed at Waitangi. He eventually signed, reluctantly, at a special meeting with Hobson in May 1840. His became the top Māori ...

Cloudy Bay, 17 June 1840

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On 17 June 1840, nine Ngāti Toa chiefs signed the Treaty of Waitangi at Cloudy Bay. Thomas Bunbury, William Stewart and Edward Williams, who had arrived the previous day, witnessed the signing along with the whaler Joseph Thoms, the son-in-law of one of the signatories, Nohorua. He asked Thoms to ...

Karaka Bay? signing, 9 July 1840

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On 9 July 1840 Lieutenant-Governor William Hobson travelled to Tāmaki (Auckland), perhaps to Karaka Bay, with Captain David Rough, George Clarke (chief protector of aborigines), and Dr John Johnson, the colonial surgeon. Seven signatures were added to the Waitangi sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi ...

Thomas Bunbury

Thomas Bunbury

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Major Thomas Bunbury, ca 1861. Bunbury sailed down the east coast to Port Nicholson and to the South Island to gather Treaty of Waitangi signatures. On 4 June 1840, at Sylvan Bay, he proclaimed British sovereignty over Stewart Island by discovery and then, on 17 June at Cloudy Bay, over the South ...

Tōrere, 11 June 1840

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On 11 June 1840 two chiefs of Ngāi Tai signed the Bay of Plenty (Fedarb) sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi at Tōrere. The signatures of Pūtiki and Rangihuataki on the sheet provided to them by James W. Fedarb, trading master of the schooner  Mercury, were also witnessed by Papahia and Wiremu Maihi. ...

Kaikōura Whakatau

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Kaikoura Signature Number:  10 Sheet:  Sheet 7 — The Herald (Bunbury) Sheet Location:  Ruapuke Tribe:  Ngāi Tahu Occasion:  10 June 1840 Signed as:  Kaikoura Probable Name:  Kaikoura Whakatau 7-10 Kaikōura signed the Herald (Bunbury) sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi at Tūhawaiki’s request on 10 ...

Te Korohiko

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Williams in January 1840. While Iwikau was reluctant, Te Korohiko was eager to go to Waitangi. Both men signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 6 February 1840 at Waitangi, although they did not have the authority to commit Ngāti Tūwharetoa in this way. Te Korohiko was a younger brother of Hōri Kīngi Tūpaea, who ...

Rāwiri Mutu

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Signature Number:  131 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Mangungu Tribe:  Ngāpuhi? Hapu:  Te Ihutai, Ngāti Whiu, Ngāti Hua, Te Uri Taniwha? Occasion:  12 February 1840 Signed as:  Rawiri Mutu Probable Name:  Rāwiri Mutu 1-131 Rāwiri Mutu signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 12 February ...

Wharekawa

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Signature Number:  13 Sheet:  Sheet 2 — The Manukau-Kāwhia Sheet Location:  Kāwhia Tribe:  Waikato? Occasion:  3 September 1840 Signed as:  Warekaua Probable Name:  Wharekawa 2-13 Wharekawa signed the Manukau-Kāwhia sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 3 September 1840 at Kāwhia. He was the last to ...

ANZUS treaty comes into force

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Signed by Australia, New Zealand and the United States, the ANZUS treaty recognised that an armed attack in the Pacific area on one member would endanger the peace and safety of the others. The signatories pledged to ‘act to meet the common danger’. New Zealand’s confidence in Britain’s ability to ...

Makoare Te Taonui

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Signature Number:  123 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Mangungu Tribe:  Ngāpuhi Hapu:  Te Popoto Occasion:  12 February 1840 Signed as:  Taonui Probable Name:  Makoare Te Taonui 1-123 Makoare Te Taonui signed the Waitangi sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 12 February 1840 at ...

Aperahama Taonui

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Te Tii marae, 1880 Aperahama Taonui, of the Te Popoto sub-tribe of Ngāpuhi, was born in about 1816. He is thought to have signed the Treaty of Waitangi under a different name (Aperahama Tautoru). He fought with Wāka Nene and the government against Hōne Heke in the Northern War of 1845–6, and was ...

Treaty sheets and signing locations

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The Treaty of Waitangi was signed on nine separate sheets by more than 500 Māori. Follow the links below to see each sheet, including a transcript and more information: Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Sheet 2 — The Manukau-Kāwhia Sheet Sheet 3 — The Waikato-Manukau Sheet (the only sheet written in ...

Waikato-Manukau treaty copy

Waikato-Manukau treaty copy

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Use the tool bar at the bottom of this interactive to zoom in and navigate.  The Waikato-Manukau copy of the treaty There are 39 signatures on the Waikato-Manukau copy of the Treaty of Waitangi. This appears to have been the only copy of the treaty in English that was sent out for signing (see ...

Wiremu Wirihana

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Signature Number:  170 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Kaitāia Tribe:  Te Rarawa? Occasion:  28 April 1840 Signed as:  Wiremu Wirihana Probable Name:  Wiremu Wirihana 1-170 Wiremu Wirihana signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 28 April 1840 at Kaitāia. He spoke at the signing, saying, ...

Tokitahi

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Signature Number:  179 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Kaitāia Occasion:  28 April 1840 Signed as:  Tokitahi Probable Name:  Tokitahi 1-179 Tokitahi signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 28 April 1840 at Kaitāia. Although little is known about Tokitahi, he gave a speech at the hui: ‘I ...

Hoani Āneta

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Signature Number:  21 Sheet:  Sheet 5 — The Tauranga Sheet Location:  Tauranga Tribe:  Ngāi Te Rangi Occasion:  10 April-May 1840 Signed as:  Hoani Aneta Probable Name:  Hoani Āneta 5-21 Hoani Āneta signed the Tauranga sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi at Tauranga, probably in April 1840. He was ...

Ruapuke, 10 June 1840

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Foveaux Strait on 9 June, and three Ngāi Tahu chiefs signed the Herald sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi the following day: Hone Tūhawaiki, Kaikoura and Taiaroa. [2] Tūhawaiki apparently signed ‘without hesitation’, then informed Bunbury that Ruapuke Island was the property of himself and his iwi (tribe). ...

Hakitara

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Signature Number:  56 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Waitangi Tribe:  Te Rarawa Occasion:  6 February 1840 Signed as:  Hakitara Probable Name:  Hakitara 1-56 Hakitara signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 6 February 1840 at Waitangi. At the hui the previous day he spoke after Hōne Heke ...

Bay of Plenty treaty copy

Bay of Plenty treaty copy

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Use the tool bar at the bottom of this interactive to zoom in and navigate.  The Bay of Plenty (Fedarb) copy of the Treaty The Bay of Plenty or Fedarb Māori-language copy of the Treaty of Waitangi was one of two made by the missionary James Stack at Tauranga; the other has been lost. There are 26 ...

Key roles & responsibilities

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cultural and heritage legislation, including the Flags, Emblems and Names Protection Act 1981 (to protect objects and symbols of national identity) and the Protected Objects Act 1975 (to protect taonga tūturu). Critical to our future strategy is our relationship with Treaty partners We have Treaty ...

Russell signing, 5 August 1840

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The last signatures to be added to the Waitangi sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi were witnessed by George Clarke, the chief protector of aborigines, and James Coates and James Stuart Freeman, secretaries to Lieutenant-Governor William Hobson. This event took place on 5 August at Russell (now called ...

Tāmati Wairuakīngi Ngārewa

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on 4 May 1840. He was described on the Treaty sheet by Henry Williams as a ‘principal rangatira’. He led the hapū of Ngāti Hinetuhi, who came originally from Urenui, in North Taranaki. At the time of the Treaty he was living at Anahou in Queen Charlotte Sound. In the mid 1850s the hapū shifted to ...

Te Wehi

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Signature Number:  114 Sheet:  Sheet 8 — The Cook Strait (Henry Williams) Sheet Location:  Waikanae Tribe:  Te Āti Awa? Occasion:  16 May 1840 Signed as:  Te Wehi Probable Name:  Te Wehi 8-114 Te Wehi signed the Cook Strait (Henry Williams) sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 16 May 1840 at ...

Te Ruki Kawiti

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Te Ruki Kawiti Te Ruki Kawiti Signature Number:  1 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Bay of Islands Tribe:  Ngāpuhi Hapu:  Ngāti Hine Occasion:  13? May 1840 Signed as:  Kawiti Probable Name:  Te Ruki Kawiti 1-1 Te Ruki, ‘the Duke’, Kawiti was a reluctant signatory to the Treaty ...

Rāwiri Awarau

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Signature Number:  219 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Kaitāia Tribe:  Te Rarawa Hapu:  Te Patukoraha Occasion:  28 April 1840 Signed as:  Rawiri Awarau Probable Name:  Rāwiri Awarau 1-219 Rāwiri Awarau signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 28 April 1840 at Kaitāia. A rangatira (chief) ...

Te Ruki Kawiti

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seeing Treaty promises repeatedly broken by the Crown. Indeed, he had been reluctant to sign the Treaty as he feared it would allow the British to take further Māori land. It was not until a special meeting with William Hobson in May 1840 that Kawiti agreed to sign (his name appears above the signatures ...

Haupōkia Te Pakaru

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Pakaru) signed the Manukau-Kāwhia sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 21 May 1840 at Kāwhia. Te Haupōkia signed the Treaty twice, also signing the Waikato–Manukau sheet. In 1835 Haupokia built a mission house in Waiharakeke and the Kāwhia mission continued under his support. James Wallis, the Wesleyan ...

Tokomaru, 9 June 1840

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four signatures on 9 June 1840. Tamaiwakanehu, Te Pōtae, Tāmitere and Te Mokopūōrongo were all of Ngāti Porou. Williams was anxious to block land purchases and ‘would undoubtedly have stressed the treaty’s promise to protect Maori land. Since February he had been trying to impress upon East Coast Maori ...

Rangihaerepō

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Signature Number:  5 Sheet:  Sheet 6 — The Bay of Plenty (Fedarb) Sheet Location:  Ōpōtiki Tribe:  Te Whakatōhea Hapu:  Te Ūpokorehe, Ngāi Tamahaua Occasion:  27-28 May 1840 Signed as:  Rangihaerepo Probable Name:  Rangihaerepō 6-5 Rangihaerepō signed the Bay of Plenty (Fedarb) sheet of the Treaty ...

Te Pēhi Pakoro Tūroa

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Treaty of Waitangi on 31 May 1840 at Whanganui. He was a Te Āti Haunui-a-Pāpārangi rangatira (chief). His father, Te Pēhi Tūroa, signed the treaty on Henry Williams’ first visit to Whanganui on 23 May. He was descended from Turi of Aotea, and also had Tākitimu, Te Arawa and Tainui ancestors. He was ...

Waitangi Day 1960s

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Waitangi Day Act 1960 Waitangi Day in 1960 In 1957 the Labour Party promised that 6 February would be declared a public holiday in view of the Treaty of Waitangi's historical significance and its influence on Pākehā–Māori relations. Labour won the 1957 election and the four Labour Party ...

Accept the ‘Tuia Challenge’ this Waitangi Day

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to facilitate conversations about the commitments made by those signing the Treaty of Waitangi and what that means for each of us today, say the Tuia 250 Co-Chairs. “Understanding those first encounters, both good and bad, is essential so we can understand what happened 71 years later when a treaty ...

Pāpāhia

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at the selection of the United Tribes’ flag in 1834 at Waitangi. Pāpāhia signed the Treaty of Waitangi, most likely in the Bay of Islands, some time in 1840. His son, Wiremu Tana, and his nephews, Ngāniho Te Tai and Te Hira, also signed, probably at the same time. Pāpāhia opposed the treaty at first, ...

Ottoman signatories of Treaty of Sèvres

Ottoman signatories of Treaty of Sèvres

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The Ottoman Empire's representatives at the signing of the Treaty of Sèvres, 10 August 1920. From left to right are: Riza Tevfik (Poet), Damat Ferit Pasha (Grand Vizier), Bağdatlı Hadi Pasha (Minister of Education), and Reşad Halis (Ambassador to Switzerland). As a result of their involvement ...

Tūranga treaty copy

Tūranga treaty copy

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Use the tool bar at the bottom of this interactive to zoom in and navigate.  East Coast copy of the treaty Tūranga (Gisborne) missionary William Williams had the task of persuading chiefs between East Cape and Ahuriri (Napier) to sign the treaty. Between 5 and 12 May 1840, 24 chiefs signed at his ...

Rāniera Kahika

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Signature Number:  124 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Mangungu Tribe:  Ngāpuhi Occasion:  12 February 1840 Signed as:  Daniel Kahika Probable Name:  Rāniera Kahika 1-124 Rāniera (Daniel) Kahika signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 12 February 1840 at Mangungu, Hokianga. Kahika made ...

Takahorea

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Signature Number:  143 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Mangungu Tribe:  Ngāpuhi Hapu:  Ngahengahe Occasion:  12 February 1840 Signed as:  Takahorea Probable Name:  Takahorea 1-143 Takahorea signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 12 February 1840 at Mangungu, Hokianga. He may have been ...

Nōpera Pana-kareao

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Nōpera Pana-kareao Signature Number:  168 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Kaitāia Tribe:  Te Rarawa Hapu:  Te Pātū Occasion:  28 April 1840 Signed as:  Nopera Panakarao Probable Name:  Nōpera Pana-kareao 1-168 Nōpera Pana-kareao signed the Waitangi sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi ...

Whakatāne, 16 June 1840

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The Bay of Plenty (Fedarb) treaty sheet was signed by 12 Ngāti Awa rangatira (chiefs) at Whakatāne on 16 June 1840. Most of the signatories were from the Ngāti Pūkeko hapū (subtribe). The trader James W. Fedarb, trading master of the schooner Mercury, was responsible for the treaty sheet taken ...

Hāmuera Te Raikōkiritia Taumaru

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movement. Hāmuera was a missionary-educated teacher who, at the time of the Treaty, moved frequently between Ōroua and Rangitīkei. In the Native Land Court in 1868, he said that Henry Williams had not told him what the Treaty was about when he signed it. ...

Waitangi Day 1970s

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The 1970s brought major changes for Waitangi Day. The day finally became a public holiday. Increasingly, it also became the focus of growing Māori protest about the status of the Treaty of Waitangi and issues of race. Growing protest Māori politics took on a more radical edge in the 1970s. Some ...

Te Karamū Kahukoti

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Signature Number:  156 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Karaka Bay Tribe:  Ngāti Pāoa Occasion:  4 March 1840 Signed as:  Kahu Kote Probable Name:  Te Karamū Kahukoti 1-156 Te Karamū Kahukoti signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 4 March 1840 at Karaka Bay, Tāmaki (Auckland). He was one ...

Herald Bunbury treaty copy

Herald Bunbury treaty copy

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Use the tool bar at the bottom of this interactive to zoom in and navigate.  Herald (Bunbury) copy of the treaty For more than two months in 1840, Major Thomas Bunbury sailed around New Zealand acquiring signatures for the Treaty of Waitangi. His instructions were to complete negotiations in North ...

Making the Treaty of Waitangi

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Drafting the treaty New Zealand’s founding document, the Treaty of Waitangi, was prepared over just a few days in February 1840. On the day that it was first signed, there were versions in English and Māori. Was the treaty drafted too quickly? Did the Crown officials know what they were doing? Was ...

Further information

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genealogical research; official records; newspapers; Waitangi Tribunal reports and Briefs of Evidence; and published accounts including biographies and other information on Te Ara – the Encyclopedia of New Zealand and the Treaty of Waitangi signatory database and other information on the New Zealand History ...

Reihana Teira

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Signature Number:  191 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Kaitāia Tribe:  Te Rarawa? Hapu:  Te Patukoraha Occasion:  28 April 1840 Signed as:  Rehana Teira Probable Name:  Reihana Teira 1-191 Reihana Teira signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 28 April 1840 at Kaitāia. He was from ...

Matiu Tauhara

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Signature Number:  197 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Kaitāia Tribe:  Te Rarawa, Ngāti Kahu, Te Roroa Occasion:  28 April 1840 Signed as:  Matiu Tauhara Probable Name:  Matiu Tauhara 1-197 Matiu Tauhara signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 28 April 1840 at Kaitāia. He spoke at the ...

Paratene Waiora

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Signature Number:  180 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Kaitāia Tribe:  Te Aupōuri Occasion:  28 April 1840 Signed as:  Paratene Waiora Probable Name:  Paratene Waiora 1-180 Paratene Waiora (or possibly Kowaiora) signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 28 April 1840 at Kaitāia. He gave the ...

Suffrage petition, 1893

Suffrage petition, 1893

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huge roll of names – which stretches more than 270 m – is exhibited in the  He Tohu exhibition  at Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa National Library of New Zealand in Wellington, alongside the Treaty of Waitangi  and 1835 Declaration of Independence. The international significance of the treaty and the ...

Rangatira Moetara

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Signature Number:  92 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Mangungu Tribe:  Ngāpuhi Hapu:  Ngāti Korokoro, Te Hikutū, Ngāti Hau, Ngāi Tū Occasion:  12 February 1840 Signed as:  Rangatira Pakanae? Probable Name:  Rangatira Moetara 1-92 Rangatira Moetara of Pākanae signed the Treaty of ...

Arama Karaka Pī

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Signature Number:  139 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Mangungu Tribe:  Ngāpuhi Hapu:  Te Māhurehure Occasion:  12 February 1840 Signed as:  Pi Probable Name:  Arama Karaka Pī 1-139 Arama Karaka Pī signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 12 February 1840 at Mangungu, Hokianga. He also ...

Pīariari

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Signature Number:  22 Sheet:  Sheet 6 — The Bay of Plenty (Fedarb) Sheet Location:  Whakatāne Tribe:  Ngāti Awa? Occasion:  16 June 1840 Signed as:  Piariari Probable Name:  Pīariari 6-22 Pīariari signed the Bay of Plenty (Fedarb) sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi at Whakatāne on 16 June 1840. He ...

Waitangi Day in the 21st century

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Minister Helen Clark decided to attend a Waitangi Day function at Ōnuku marae, Akaroa, but Governor-General Sir Michael Hardie Boys, some MPs and Jenny Shipley, the leader of the Opposition, were at Waitangi. The programme of events on the Treaty House grounds aimed to make the day one of spiritual ...

Treaty events 1800-49

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For more information about the years before the Treaty of Waitangi see topics under Pre-1840 contact. 1814  First mission Reverend Samuel Marsden of the Church Missionary Society preached the first sermon in New Zealand, on Christmas Day 1814. Three lay missionaries, William Hall, Thomas Kendall ...

Case Study – Ngāti Kahungunu Waitangi Day Celebrations

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Promoting cultural diversity When organising their 2019 Waitangi Day celebrations Ngāti Kahungunu Iwi Incorporated had some key objectives in mind. They wanted to celebrate the Treaty of Waitangi and, in doing so, create pride in all New Zealanders. They wanted to provide a space for a positive ...

The Treaty in practice

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revenue. Māori communities obtained loans for flour mills, agricultural implements and ships, and there was investment in Māori health and education. Despite mutual mistrust at first, by the early 1850s the Treaty relationship seemed generally positive. Amalgamation was a key part of the relationship. Māori would share the ...

A separate Crown colony

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enshrined in a treaty. Final formalities The first New Zealand Company settlers arrived at Petone on 22 January 1840, a week before Hobson reached the Bay of Islands. The company had signed land purchase deeds with Māori at Port Nicholson, Kāpiti Island and Queen Charlotte Sound. Its aim was to purchase ...

Kāpiti, 14 May 1840

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After travelling to the top of the South Island to collect signatures for the Cook Strait (Henry Williams) copy of the Treaty of Waitangi, missionary Henry Williams, on board the Ariel, returned to the North Island, arriving on the Kapiti Coast on 14 May 1840. Missionary Octavius Hadfield ...

Dame Whina Cooper, 1987

Dame Whina Cooper, 1987

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followed the break-up of old landholding departments and the establishment of new state-owned enterprises under the 1986 State-Owned Enterprises Act. This Act declared that the Crown could do nothing ‘that is inconsistent with the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi’. The court set out a number of ...

Ōtopi

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Signature Number:  186 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Kaitāia Occasion:  28 April 1840 Signed as:  Otopi Probable Name:  Ōtopi 1-186 Ōtopi signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 28 April 1840 at Kaitāia. ...

Paetai

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Signature Number:  187 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Kaitāia Occasion:  28 April 1840 Signed as:  Paetai Probable Name:  Paetai 1-187 Paetai signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 28 April 1840 at Kaitāia. ...

Ruanui

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Signature Number:  215 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Kaitāia Occasion:  28 April 1840 Signed as:  Ruanui Probable Name:  Ruanui 1-215 Ruanui signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 28 April 1840 at Kaitāia.   ...

Kawaraki

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Signature Number:  218 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Kaitāia Occasion:  28 April 1840 Signed as:  Kawaraki Probable Name:  Kawaraki 1-218 Kawaraki signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 28 April 1840 at Kaitāia. ...

Papanui

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Signature Number:  221 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Kaitāia Occasion:  28 April 1840 Signed as:  Papanui Probable Name:  Papanui 1-221 Papanui signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 28 April 1840 at Kaitāia. ...

Hāmiora Matangi

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Signature Number:  134 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Mangungu Tribe:  Ngāpuhi Hapu:  Te Popoto? Occasion:  12 February 1840 Signed as:  Hamiora Matangi Probable Name:  Hāmiora Matangi 1-134 Hāmiora Matangi signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 12 February 1840 at Mangungu, Hokianga. ...

Te Kupenga

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Signature Number:  232 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Karaka Bay? Tribe:  Ngāti Pāoa Occasion:  9 July 1840 Signed as:  Kupenga Probable Name:  Te Kupenga 1-232 Te Kupenga signed the Waitangi sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 9 July 1840 in Tāmaki (Auckland), possibly at Karaka ...

Rāwiri Paturoa

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signed the Cook Strait (Henry Williams) sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 26 May 1840 in the Manawatū district. Rāwiri Paturoa was a rangatira of Te Paneiri and Ngāi Te Upokoiri. He was the son of Te Kori and the grandson of Urukahika, and the oldest of his four siblings: Te Poke/Te Poki,  Wi Te Ota, ...

Koroneho Pūpū

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Signature Number:  182 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Kaitāia Occasion:  28 April 1840 Signed as:  Koroneho Pupu Probable Name:  Koroneho Pūpū 1-182 Koroneho Pūpū signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 28 April 1840 at Kaitāia.   ...

Piripi Raorao

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Signature Number:  183 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Kaitāia Occasion:  28 April 1840 Signed as:  Piripi Raorao Probable Name:  Piripi Raorao 1-183 Piripi Raorao signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 28 April 1840 at Kaitāia.    ...

Wātene Pātonga

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Signature Number:  192 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Kaitāia Occasion:  28 April 1840 Signed as:  Watene Patonga Probable Name:  Wātene Pātonga 1-192 Wātene Pātonga signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 28 April 1840 at Kaitāia.   ...

Marakai Māwai

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Signature Number:  200 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Kaitāia Occasion:  28 April 1840 Signed as:  Marakae Mawae Probable Name:  Marakai Māwai 1-200 Marakai Māwai signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 28 April 1840 at Kaitāia.   ...

Waitangi Day 1940s-1950s

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1940 Centennial Haka at Waitangi, 1940 In 1940 New Zealand marked the centennial of the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi. The government made a great show of national pride and unity at Waitangi. Newspapers talked of Waitangi as the 'cradle of the nation' and the Treaty as the ...

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei tell their history on the anniversary of Te Tiriti signing

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Whātua Ōrākei and Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage, this resource is the fifth story to be launched as part of the Ministry’s Te Tai Treaty Settlement Stories programme. “I congratulate Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei on the launch of this new resource, which will be a source of insight and ...

Commemorating Waitangi Day Fund

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The Ministry's Commemorating Waitangi Day Fund supports events that commemorate the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi, and promote nation and community building. The Fund aims to encourage a wider mix of communities to take part in Waitangi Day events. Applicants to the Fund should be able to ...

Mene

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Signature Number:  16 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Waitangi Tribe:  Ngāpuhi Hapu:  Ngāti Rehia, Ngāi Tawake Occasion:  6 February 1840 Signed as:  Mene Probable Name:  Mene 1-16 Mene, a rangatira (chief) from Kororāreka, was said to have signed the Treaty of Waitangi on ...

Te Rere-tā-whangawhanga

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sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi at Waikanae on 16 May 1840 by drawing part of his moko (tattoo). He was from the Manukorihi hapū (subtribe) of Te Āti Awa in Taranaki. He married Te Kehu, who signed this treaty sheet on 19 May. The couple had three sons: Wiremu Kīngi te Rangitāke, who also signed the ...

Meinata Hongi

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Signature Number:  185 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Kaitāia Occasion:  28 April 1840 Signed as:  Meinata Hongi Probable Name:  Meinata Hongi 1-185 Meinata (Riponga?) Hongi signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 28 April 1840 at Kaitāia. ...

Kauwa

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Signature Number:  240 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Russell Occasion:  5 August 1840 Signed as:  Kaniwa Probable Name:  Kauwa 1-240 Kauwa signed the Waitangi sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 5 August 1840 at Russell (now Ōkiato). ...

The Treaty House

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James Busby's house The Treaty House is New Zealand's most-visited historic building. It is administered by the Waitangi National Trust Board. The house began life in 1833 as British Resident James Busby's house. In 1932 Governor-General Lord Bledisloe gifted it to the nation. The ...

Treaty House

Treaty House

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Treaty House (1934) Treaty site, national monument On 6 February 1934, 8000 people gathered here to thank Lord and Lady Bledisloe for rescuing this building from neglect. Ironically, the country’s most iconic national monument owes its survival to an English aristocrat. The house began as a prefab ...

Toua

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Signature Number:  15 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Waitangi Tribe:  Ngāpuhi? Hapu:  Ngāti Rēhia? Te Hikutū? Occasion:  6 February 1840 Signed as:  Toua Probable Name:  Toua 1-15 Toua signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 6 February 1840 at Waitangi. ...

Hāmiona Pōtaka

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Signature Number:  198 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Kaitāia Occasion:  28 April 1840 Signed as:  Hamiona Potaka Probable Name:  Hāmiona Pōtaka 1-198 Hāmiona (possibly Hāmiora) Pōtaka signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 28 April 1840 at Kaitāia.   ...

Treaty events 1900-49

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and they they demanded the ratification of the Treaty of Waitangi. In the 1920s Rātana formed a political arm, and in the mid-1930s it entered into an alliance with the Labour party: Labour nominated Rātana leaders as its candidates in the Māori electorates. By 1943, Rātana Labour candidates had won ...

Te Kaua

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Signature Number:  14 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Waitangi Tribe:  Ngāpuhi? Hapu:  Te Herepaka Occasion:  6 February 1840 Signed as:  Te Kaua Probable Name:  Te Kaua 1-14 Te Kaua signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 6 February 1840 at Waitangi. ...

Hāmiora Tāwari

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Signature Number:  213 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Kaitāia Occasion:  28 April 1840 Signed as:  Hamiora Tawari Probable Name:  Hāmiora Tāwari 1-213 Hāmiora Tāwari signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 28 April 1840 at Kaitāia. He was from Kaitāia. ...

Himiona Waeuone

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Signature Number:  227 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Kaitāia Occasion:  28 April 1840 Signed as:  Himiona Waiuora Probable Name:  Himiona Waeuone 1-227 Himiona Waeuone signed the Waitangi sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 28 April 1840 at Kaitāia. ...

Hāre Hongi Hika

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people at Pāroa. According to some sources, the behaviour of Hāre’s sister Pehi was one cause of the ‘Girls’ War’. Like the other Whangaroa chiefs who signed He Whakaputanga, Hāre did not sign the Treaty of Waitangi. During the nineteenth century he was prominent in Māori struggles for sovereignty. In ...

Document downloads

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so they are searchable within your pdf reader. Volume One-intro and A-L (pdf, 8.5 mbs) Volume Two-M-Z (pdf, 9.5 mbs) Treaty of Waitangi booklets A series of booklets about the Treaty were published by the State Services Commission in 2005. Unfortunately these are now out of print and are no longer ...

Treaty events 1850-99

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Waikato chief Te Wherowhero (who had not signed the Treaty of Waitangi) became the first Māori King in 1858 and took the name Pōtatau. Māori wanted a leader who would unite the tribes, protect land from further sales and make laws for Māori to follow. Many Māori supported the King movement (Kīngitanga), ...

Waitangi Tribunal claim

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in 1987, but ‘for the whole nation’. Retention and protection of Māori language map The claimants asserted that the Treaty of Waitangi, signed between Māori chiefs and the Crown in 1840, obliged the Crown to protect te reo Māori; the Crown had failed to do this and was therefore in breach of the ...

Rimu

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Signature Number:  171 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Kaitāia Tribe:  Te Rarawa? Occasion:  28 April 1840 Signed as:  Rimu Probable Name:  Rimu 1-171 Rimu signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 28 April 1840 at Kaitāia. He  was a Te Rarawa rangatira (chief). ...

Paratene Karuhuri

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Signature Number:  189 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Kaitāia Occasion:  28 April 1840 Signed as:  Paratene Karuhuri Probable Name:  Paratene Karuhuri 1-189 Paratene Karuhuri signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 28 April 1840 at Kaitāia. Karuhuri may have been from Maungatakauere. ...

Kīngi Kōhuru

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Signature Number:  196 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Kaitāia Occasion:  28 April 1840 Signed as:  Kingi Kohuru Probable Name:  Kīngi Kōhuru 1-196 Kīngi Kōhuru signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 28 April 1840 at Kaitāia. He may have been from Maungatakauere.   ...

Haunui

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Signature Number:  216 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Kaitāia Occasion:  28 April 1840 Signed as:  Haunui Probable Name:  Haunui 1-216 Haunui signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 28 April 1840 at Kaitāia. It has been suggested this was Raharuhi Haunui. ...

Kawaheitiki

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Signature Number:  223 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Kaitāia Occasion:  28 April 1840 Signed as:  Kawaheitiki Probable Name:  Kawaheitiki 1-223 Kawaheitiki signed the Waitangi sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 28 April 1840 at Kaitāia. He was from Houhora. ...

Waikato-Tainui sign Deed of Settlement with the Crown

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Waikato–Tainui was the first iwi to reach a Treaty of Waitangi settlement with the Crown for injustices that went back to the wars and land confiscations (raupatu) of the 1860s. The Deed of Settlement included cash and land valued at a total of $170 million. The agreement was a major landmark in ...

Further information

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Zealand Biography) Richard Barrett (Dictionary of New Zealand Biography) Charlotte Badger (Dictionary of New Zealand Biography) For more on the period prior to the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840 see Background to the Treaty. Richard (Dicky) Barrett (Puke Ariki) Cultural go-betweens (Te Ara) ...

Ngāpuhi war canoe at Waitangi

Ngāpuhi war canoe at Waitangi

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The Ngāpuhi waka taua (war canoe) Ngatokimatawhaorua, built for the 1940 centenary of the Treaty signing, was the largest of five waka in the Bay of Islands waters for Waitangi Day 2002. Photo: Michael Cunningham Northern Advocate, 7 February 2002 ngapuhi waitangi day waitangi centennial ...

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Fairlie Peace Avenue

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Fairlie Peace Avenue. Situated on the road between Cricklewood and Kimbell, the Fairlie Peace Avenue currently consists of some 500 oak trees, planted to commemorate the signing of the Peace Treaty which ended the First World War. Bruce Comfort, 2011 BY World Wars fairlie ...

Tiro

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Signature Number:  114 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Mangungu Tribe:  Ngāpuhi Hapu:  Ngāti Tama, Te Whānau Puku, Te Pōkare Occasion:  12 February 1840 Signed as:  Tira Probable Name:  Tiro 1-114 Tiro signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 12 February 1840 at Mangungu, Hokianga. ...

Te Wheinga Taua

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Signature Number:  176 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Kaitāia Tribe:  Te Rarawa? Hapu:  Te Pātū Occasion:  28 April 1840 Signed as:  Tana Probable Name:  Te Wheinga Taua 1-176 Te Wheinga Taua signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 28 April 1840 at Kaitāia. ...

Tomo

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Signature Number:  205 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Kaitāia Occasion:  28 April 1840 Signed as:  Tomo Probable Name:  Tomo 1-205 Tomo signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 28 April 1840 at Kaitāia. It has been suggested that he may have been Leban Tomo. ...

Hākaraia Kōhanga

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Signature Number:  222 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Kaitāia Occasion:  28 April 1840 Signed as:  Hakaraia Kohanga Probable Name:  Hākaraia Kōhanga 1-222 Hākaraia Kōhanga signed the Waitangi sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 28 April 1840 at Kaitāia. He was from Pārengarenga. ...

Ngākanae?

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Signature Number:  105 Sheet:  Sheet 8 — The Cook Strait (Henry Williams) Sheet Location:  Waikanae Occasion:  16 May 1840 Signed as:  Ngakaue Probable Name:  Ngākanae? 8-105 Ngākanae signed the Cook Strait (Henry Williams) sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 16 May 1840 at Waikanae.   ...

Koroniria Nuau

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Signature Number:  211 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Kaitāia Occasion:  28 April 1840 Signed as:  Koroniria Nuau Probable Name:  Koroniria Nuau 1-211 Koroniria signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 28 April 1840 at Kaitāia. According to Apirana Ngata, this was Koroniria Haunui. ...

Paraara

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Signature Number:  60 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Waitangi Tribe:  Ngāpuhi? Occasion:  6 February 1840 Signed as:  Paraara Probable Name:  Paraara 1-60 Paraara signed the Waitangi sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 6 February 1840 at Waitangi. He may have been from the Ngāpuhi ...

Waitangi

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Signature Number:  166 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Karaka Bay Occasion:  4 March 1840 Signed as:  Waitangi Probable Name:  Waitangi 1-166 A person named Waitangi signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 4 March 1840 at Karaka Bay in Tāmaki (Auckland). He may have been a Ngāti Pāoa ...

Wiremu Ngārae

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Signature Number:  193 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Kaitāia Occasion:  28 April 1840 Signed as:  Wiremu Ngarae Probable Name:  Wiremu Ngārae 1-193 Wiremu Ngārae signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 28 April 1840 at Kaitāia. This may have been Wiremu Matiu Ngārae of Whāngāpē. ...

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Signature Number:  220 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Kaitāia Occasion:  28 April 1840 Signed as:  Ru Probable Name:  Rū 1-220 Rū signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 28 April 1840 at Kaitāia. He was a rangatira (chief) from Karikari. He died in 1862 from typhoid fever.   ...

Tapotuku

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Signature Number:  48 Sheet:  Sheet 8 — The Cook Strait (Henry Williams) Sheet Location:  Queen Charlotte Sound Occasion:  4-5 May 1840 Signed as:  Tapotuku Probable Name:  Tapotuku 8-48 Tapotuku signed the Cook Strait (Henry Williams) sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 4 May 1840 at Queen ...

Huatahi Hētaraka

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Signature Number:  199 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Kaitāia Tribe:  Ngāti Kurī? Occasion:  28 April 1840 Signed as:  Huwatahi Probable Name:  Huatahi Hētaraka 1-199 Huatahi signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 28 April 1840 at Kaitāia. According to Apirana Ngata, this was Huatahi ...

Mohi Tāwhai

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Signature Number:  145 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Mangungu Tribe:  Ngāpuhi Hapu:  Te Māhurehure, Te Uri Kaiwhare, Te Uri-o-te-Aho, Ngāi Tūpoto, Ngāti Hau Occasion:  12 February 1840 Signed as:  Mohi Tawai Probable Name:  Mohi Tāwhai 1-145 Mohi Tāwhai signed the Treaty of ...

Treaties and alliances

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the country signed a series of collective treaties with Britain and the United States aimed at countering the threats of Japanese military resurgence and communist expansion. The Canberra Pact (1944) In 1944 New Zealand and Australia signed the Canberra Pact. This was not a military alliance; its ...

Māori and the Queen

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Zealanders. Māori ‘were primarily concerned to express their loyalty to the Crown and to win acceptance as New Zealand citizens.’ They were just as enthusiastic about the tour as other New Zealanders. Many Māori felt they had a special relationship with the sovereign through the Treaty of Waitangi. From ...

Ruhe

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Signature Number:  24 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Waitangi Tribe:  Ngāpuhi Hapu:  Ngāti Rangi, Ngāti Pou, Te Uri Taniwha Occasion:  6 February 1840 Signed as:  Ruhe Probable Name:  Ruhe 1-24 Ruhe, a Ngāpuhi rangatira (chief) from Kaikohe, signed the Treaty of Waitangi on ...

Rewa

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Rewa was among the chiefs who wrote to King William IV in 1831 asking for protection against the French. He also signed the Declaration of Independence in 1835. Though he signed the treaty at Waitangi on 6 February 1840 at Waitangi, he soon withdrew his support and tried to persuade other chiefs not to ...

Eruera Maihi Patuone

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Eruera Maihi Patuone Signature Number:  22 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Waitangi Tribe:  Ngāpuhi, Te Roroa Hapu:  Ngāti Hao, Ngāti Pou Occasion:  6 February 1840 Signed as:  Patuone Probable Name:  Eruera Maihi Patuone 1-22 Eruera Maihi Patuone signed the Treaty of  Waitangi on ...

Tūwhakawaha

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Signature Number:  72 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Waitangi Tribe:  Ngāpuhi Hapu:  Ngāi Tawake Occasion:  6 February 1840 Signed as:  Tuhakuaha Probable Name:  Tūwhakawaha 1-72 Tūwhakawaha signed the Waitangi sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 6 February 1840. He was from the ...

Tungarawa

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Signature Number:  95 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Mangungu Tribe:  Ngāpuhi? Occasion:  12 February 1840 Signed as:  Tungarawa Probable Name:  Tungarawa 1-95 Tungarawa signed the Waitangi sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 12 February 1840 at Mangungu in Hokianga. He was ...

Wiremu Manu

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Signature Number:  142 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Mangungu Tribe:  Ngapuhi? Occasion:  12 February 1840 Signed as:  Wiremu Manu Probable Name:  Wiremu Manu 1-142 Wiremu Manu signed the Waitangi sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 12 February 1840 at Mangungu, Hokianga. He was ...

Tāmati Pāwau

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Signature Number:  190 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Kaitāia Occasion:  28 April 1840 Signed as:  Tamati Pawau Probable Name:  Tāmati Pāwau 1-190 Tāmati Pāwau signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 28 April 1840 at Kaitāia. He was involved in land sales in the district before 1840. ...

Hāre Mātenga Kawa

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Signature Number:  195 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Kaitāia Tribe:  Te Rarawa? Hapu:  Te Patukoraha? Occasion:  28 April 1840 Signed as:  Harematenga Kawa Probable Name:  Hāre Mātenga Kawa 1-195 Hāre Mātenga Kawa signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 28 April 1840 at Kaitāia. He died ...

Ngare

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Signature Number:  212 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Kaitāia Occasion:  28 April 1840 Signed as:  Ngare Probable Name:  Ngare 1-212 Ngare signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 28 April 1840 at Kaitāia. It has been suggested that this may be Rēwai Hake Ngare from Woodville, Kaitāia. ...

Apera Te Kamukamu

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Signature Number:  224 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Kaitāia Occasion:  28 April 1840 Signed as:  Pera Kamukamu Probable Name:  Apera Kamukamu 1-224 Apera Te Kamukamu signed the Waitangi sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 28 April 1840 at Kaitāia. He was a rangatira (chief) from ...

Pāora Te Hoi

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Signature Number:  226 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Kaitāia Occasion:  28 April 1840 Signed as:  Paora Hoi Probable Name:  Pāora Te Hoi 1-226 Pāora Te Hoi signed the Waitangi sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 28 April 1840 at Kaitāia. He died of typhoid in 1862. ...

Ngātaraheke

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Signature Number:  56 Sheet:  Sheet 8 — The Cook Strait (Henry Williams) Sheet Location:  Queen Charlotte Sound Occasion:  4-5 May 1840 Signed as:  Nga Taraheke Probable Name:  Ngātaraheke 8-56 Ngātaraheke signed the Cook Strait (Henry Williams) sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 5 May 1840 at ...

Ānaru

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Signature Number:  57 Sheet:  Sheet 8 — The Cook Strait (Henry Williams) Sheet Location:  Queen Charlotte Sound Occasion:  4-5 May 1840 Signed as:  Anara Probable Name:  Ānaru 8-57 Ānaru signed the Cook Strait (Henry Williams) sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 5 May 1840 at Queen Charlotte Sound, ...

Koinaki

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Signature Number:  108 Sheet:  Sheet 8 — The Cook Strait (Henry Williams) Sheet Location:  Waikanae Tribe:  Te Āti Awa? Occasion:  16 May 1840 Signed as:  Koinaki Probable Name:  Koinaki 8-108 Koinaki signed the Cook Strait (Henry Williams) sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 16 May 1840 at ...

Raranga

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Signature Number:  109 Sheet:  Sheet 8 — The Cook Strait (Henry Williams) Sheet Location:  Waikanae Tribe:  Te Āti Awa? Occasion:  16 May 1840 Signed as:  Raranga Probable Name:  Raranga 8-109 Raranga signed the Cook Strait (Henry Williams) sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 16 May 1840 at ...

Kurawatiia

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Signature Number:  125 Sheet:  Sheet 8 — The Cook Strait (Henry Williams) Sheet Location:  Whanganui Tribe:  Te Āti Haunui-a-Pāpārangi? Occasion:  23 May 1840 Signed as:  Kurawatiia Probable Name:  Kurawatiia 8-125 Kurawatiia signed the Cook Strait (Henry Williams) sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi ...

Rangiwai

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Signature Number:  31 Sheet:  Sheet 9 — The East Coast Sheet Location:  Whakawhitira Waiapu Tribe:  Ngāti Porou Occasion:  25-31 May 1840 Signed as:  Rangiwai Probable Name:  Rangiwai 9-31 Rangiwai signed the East Coast sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi between 25 and 31 May 1840 at Whakawhitirā, ...

Awarau

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Signature Number:  37 Sheet:  Sheet 9 — The East Coast Sheet Location:  Rangitukia Waiapu Tribe:  Ngāti Porou Occasion:  1 June 1840 Signed as:  Awarau Probable Name:  Awarau 9-37 Awarau signed the East Coast sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 1 June 1840 at Rangitukia, in Waiapu. He was from ...

Wharau

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Signature Number:  20 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Waitangi Tribe:  Ngāpuhi Hapu:  Ngāti Wai, Ngāti Tokawero Occasion:  6 February 1840 Signed as:  Warau Probable Name:  Wharau 1-20 Wharau, from Whangaruru on the coast south of the Bay of Islands, signed the Treaty of Waitangi ...

Mohi Tahua

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Signature Number:  84 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Waimate North Tribe:  Ngāpuhi Occasion:  9–10 February 1840 Signed as:  Mohi Tahua Probable Name:  Mohi Tahua 1-84 Mohi Tahua signed the Waitangi sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 9 or 10 February 1840 at Waimate in the Bay of ...

Manaihi

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Signature Number:  105 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Mangungu Tribe:  Ngāpuhi? Occasion:  12 February 1840 Signed as:  Manaihi Probable Name:  Manaihi 1-105 Manaihi signed the Waitangi sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 12 February 1840 at Mangungu in Hokianga. He was a rangatira ...

Te Hira

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Signature Number:  107 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Mangungu Tribe:  Te Rarawa? Occasion:  12 February 1840 Signed as:  Te Hira Probable Name:  Te Hira 1-107 Te Hira signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 12 February 1840 at Mangungu, Hokianga. He was probably a Te Rarawa chief from ...

Kēnana

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Signature Number:  110 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Mangungu Tribe:  Ngāpuhi? Occasion:  12 February 1840 Signed as:  Kenana Probable Name:  Kēnana 1-110 Kēnana signed the Waitangi sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 12 February 1840 at Mangungu in Hokianga. He was possibly from ...

Ngāhuka

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Signature Number:  233 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Karaka Bay? Tribe:  Ngāti Pāoa Occasion:  9 July 1840 Signed as:  Ngahuka Probable Name:  Ngāhuka 1-233 Ngāhuka signed the Waitangi sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 9 July 1840 in Tāmaki (Auckland), perhaps at Karaka Bay. He ...

Rehurehu

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Signature Number:  39 Sheet:  Sheet 3 — The Waikato-Manukau Sheet Location:  Manukau Harbour Tribe:  Waikato? Occasion:  26 April 1840 Signed as:  Rehurehu Probable Name:  Rehurehu 3-39 Rehurehu signed the Waikato-Manukau sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 26 April 1840 at Manukau Harbour. He was ...

Pūtiki

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Signature Number:  8 Sheet:  Sheet 6 — The Bay of Plenty (Fedarb) Sheet Location:  Tōrere Tribe:  Ngāi Tai Occasion:  11 June 1840 Signed as:  Putiki Probable Name:  Pūtiki 6-8 Pūtiki signed the Bay of Plenty (Fedarb) sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi at Tōrere on 11 June 1840. He was a Ngāi Tai ...

Rangihuatahi

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Signature Number:  9 Sheet:  Sheet 6 — The Bay of Plenty (Fedarb) Sheet Location:  Tōrere Tribe:  Ngāi Tai Occasion:  11 June 1840 Signed as:  Rangihuataki Probable Name:  Rangihuatahi 6-9 Rangihuatahi signed the Bay of Plenty (Fedarb) sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi at Tōrere on 11 June 1840. He  ...

Te Orakaka

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Signature Number:  41 Sheet:  Sheet 8 — The Cook Strait (Henry Williams) Sheet Location:  Queen Charlotte Sound Occasion:  4-5 May 1840 Signed as:  Te Orakaka Probable Name:  Te Orakaka 8-41 Te Orakaka signed the Cook Strait (Henry Williams) sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 4 May 1840 in Queen ...

Maru

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Signature Number:  60 Sheet:  Sheet 8 — The Cook Strait (Henry Williams) Sheet Location:  Queen Charlotte Sound Tribe:  Te Āti Awa? Occasion:  4-5 May 1840 Signed as:  Maru Probable Name:  Maru 8-60 Maru signed the Cook Strait (Henry Williams) sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 5 May 1840 at Queen ...

Tahanui

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Signature Number:  67 Sheet:  Sheet 8 — The Cook Strait (Henry Williams) Sheet Location:  Rangitoto Tribe:  Ngāti Koata Occasion:  11 May 1840 Signed as:  Tahanui Probable Name:  Tahanui 8-67 Tahanui signed the Cook Strait (Henry Williams) sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 11 May 1840 at ...

Huia

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Signature Number:  73 Sheet:  Sheet 8 — The Cook Strait (Henry Williams) Sheet Location:  Rangitoto Tribe:  Ngāti Koata Occasion:  11 May 1840 Signed as:  Huia Probable Name:  Huia 8-73 Huia signed the Cook Strait (Henry Williams) sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 11 May 1840 at Rangitoto ...

Nukumai

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Signature Number:  74 Sheet:  Sheet 8 — The Cook Strait (Henry Williams) Sheet Location:  Rangitoto Tribe:  Ngāti Koata Occasion:  11 May 1840 Signed as:  Nukumai Probable Name:  Nukumai 8-74 Nukumai signed the Cook Strait (Henry Williams) sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 11 May 1840 at ...

Whakahingatū

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Signature Number:  23 Sheet:  Sheet 9 — The East Coast Sheet Location:  Tūranga Tribe:  Rongowhakaata Occasion:  5-12 May 1840 Signed as:  Wakahingatu Probable Name:  Whakahingatū 9-23 Whakahingatū signed the East Coast sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi between 5 and 12 May 1840 at Tūranga (now ...

Heremaia Te Kurī

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Signature Number:  138 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Mangungu Tribe:  Ngāpuhi? Hapu:  Ngai Tū? Occasion:  12 February 1840 Signed as:  Heremaia Probable Name:  Heremaia Te Kurī 1-138 Heremaia Te Kurī signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 12 February 1840 at Mangungu, Hokianga. He may ...

Orokaka

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Signature Number:  68 Sheet:  Sheet 8 — The Cook Strait (Henry Williams) Sheet Location:  Rangitoto Tribe:  Ngāti Koata Occasion:  11 May 1840 Signed as:  Orokaka Probable Name:  Orokaka 8-68 Orokaka signed the Cook Strait (Henry Williams) sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 11 May 1840 at ...

Rangi Topeora

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Rangitopeora) signed the Cook Strait (Henry Williams) sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 14 May 1840 at Kāpiti. She was a formidable wahine rangatira, an important Ngāti Toa leader and a composer of waiata that are still sung today. She had a forceful and passionate personality. Sometimes she was vengeful, and ...

Tahua Wiremu Hopihona

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Signature Number:  128 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Mangungu Tribe:  Ngāpuhi? Hapu:  Te Popoto? Occasion:  12 February 1840 Signed as:  Tahua Probable Name:  Tahua Wiremu Hopihona 1-128 Tahua Wiremu Hopihona (William Hobson) signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 12 February 1840 at ...

Collapse of the Ottoman Empire, 1918-1920

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Ottoman signatories of the Treaty of Sèvres The armistice of 31 October 1918 ended the fighting between the Ottoman Empire and the Allies but did not bring stability or peace to the region. The British were in control of Syria, Palestine and Mesopotamia (Iraq), and British, French and Greek forces ...

Te Iwi

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Signature Number:  63 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Waitangi Tribe:  Te Rarawa, Ngāpuhi? Hapu:  Ngāti Rangi, Te Urikapana Occasion:  6 February 1840 Signed as:  Iwi Probable Name:  Te Iwi 1-63 Te Iwi was a Te Rarawa rangatira (chief) who signed the Waitangi sheet of the Treaty of ...

Witikama Rewa

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Signature Number:  113 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Mangungu Tribe:  Ngāpuhi? Occasion:  12 February 1840 Signed as:  Witikama Rewa Probable Name:  Witikama Rewa 1-113 Witikama Rewa signed the Waitangi sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 12 February 1840 at Mangungu in Hokianga. ...

Hākopa

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Signature Number:  152 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Karaka Bay Tribe:  Ngāti Pāoa Occasion:  4 March 1840 Signed as:  Hokopa Probable Name:  Hākopa 1-152 Hākopa signed the Waitangi sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 4 March 1840 at Karaka Bay in Tāmaki (Auckland). He may have ...

Hōhepa

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Signature Number:  158 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Karaka Bay Tribe:  Ngāti Pāoa Occasion:  4 March 1840 Signed as:  Hohepa Probable Name:  Hōhepa 1-158 Hōhepa signed the Waitangi sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 4 March 1840 at Karaka Bay in Tāmaki (Auckland). He may have ...

Ēnoka

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Signature Number:  160 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Karaka Bay Tribe:  Ngāti Pāoa Occasion:  4 March 1840 Signed as:  Inoka Probable Name:  Ēnoka 1-160 Ēnoka signed the Waitangi sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 4 March 1840 at Karaka Bay in Tāmaki (Auckland). He may have been ...

Anaru

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Signature Number:  165 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Karaka Bay Tribe:  Ngāti Pāoa? Occasion:  4 March 1840 Signed as:  Anaru Probable Name:  Anaru 1-165 Anaru signed the Waitangi sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 4 March 1840 at Karaka Bay in Tāmaki (Auckland). He may have been ...

Rāpata Whakahoki

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Signature Number:  174 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Kaitāia Tribe:  Te Rarawa? Occasion:  28 April 1840 Signed as:  Rapata Wakahoho Probable Name:  Rāpata Whakahoki 1-174 Rāpata Whakahoki signed the Waitangi sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 28 April 1840 at Kaitāia. He may ...

Rota Whanganga

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Signature Number:  23 Sheet:  Sheet 8 — The Cook Strait (Henry Williams) Sheet Location:  Port Nicholson Tribe:  Ngāti Tama Occasion:  29 April 1840 Signed as:  Wanga Probable Name:  Rota Whanganga 8-23 Rota Whanganga signed the Cook Strait (Henry Williams) sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 29 ...

Te Ipukohu

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Signature Number:  71 Sheet:  Sheet 8 — The Cook Strait (Henry Williams) Sheet Location:  Rangitoto Tribe:  Ngāti Koata Occasion:  11 May 1840 Signed as:  Te Ipukohu Probable Name:  Te Ipukohu 8-71 Te Ipukohu signed the Cook Strait (Henry Williams) sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 11 May 1840 at ...

Tūwarakihi

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Signature Number:  9 Sheet:  Sheet 9 — The East Coast Sheet Location:  Tūranga Tribe:  Rongowhakaata Occasion:  5-12 May 1840 Signed as:  Tuwarakihi Probable Name:  Tūwarakihi 9-9 Tūwarakihi signed the East Coast sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi between 5 and 12 May 1840 at Tūranga (now Gisborne). ...

Hua

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Signature Number:  119 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Mangungu Tribe:  Te Rarawa, Ngāpuhi Hapu:  Ngāi Tūpoto Occasion:  12 February 1840 Signed as:  Hua Probable Name:  Hua 1-119 Hua signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 12 February 1840 at Mangungu, Hokianga. Hua is recognised as one ...

Political and constitutional timeline

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superiors. This asserts the independence of New Zealand, in which sovereign power and authority rests with hereditary Māori chiefs and tribes. The declaration is eventually signed by 52 chiefs. See also Background to the Treaty. 1839 The British government appoints William Hobson as consul to New Zealand, ...

Pero

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Signature Number:  111 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Mangungu Tribe:  Ngāpuhi Hapu:  Ngāi Tūpoto, Ngāti Pākau? Occasion:  12 February 1840 Signed as:  Pero Probable Name:  Pero 1-111 Pero signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 12 February 1840 at Mangungu, Hokianga. He is recognised by ...

Te Tirarau Kūkupa

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Te Tirarau Kūkupa Signature Number:  2 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Bay of Islands Tribe:  Ngāpuhi Hapu:  Te Parawhau, Te Uri-o-Hau? Occasion:  13? May 1840 Signed as:  Te Tirarau Probable Name:  Te Tirarau Kūkupa 1-2 Te Tirarau Kūkupa signed the Treaty of Waitangi sheet at the ...

Haimona Tauranga

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Signature Number:  136 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Mangungu Tribe:  Ngāpuhi Hapu:  Ngāti Tama Occasion:  12 February 1840 Signed as:  Haimona Tauranga Probable Name:  Haimona Tauranga 1-136 Haimona Tauranga signed the Waitangi sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 12 February 1840 ...

Tāmati Mūtawa

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Signature Number:  203 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Kaitāia Occasion:  28 April 1840 Signed as:  Tamati Mutawa Probable Name:  Tāmati Mūtawa 1-203 Tāmati Mūtawa signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 28 April 1840 at Kaitāia. Miria Simpson identified him as Tāmati Mutuawa. Other ...

Hauona/Hauora

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Signature Number:  204 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Kaitāia Occasion:  28 April 1840 Signed as:  Hauona Probable Name:  Hauona/Hauora 1-204 Hauona or Hauora signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 28 April 1840 at Kaitāia. Beside his name it was recorded that he was from Knuckle Point, ...

Raro Manu

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Signature Number:  236 Sheet:  Sheet 1 — The Waitangi Sheet Location:  Karaka Bay? Tribe:  Ngāti Pāoa Occasion:  9 July 1840 Signed as:  Raro Manu Probable Name:  Raro Manu 1-236 Raro Manu signed the Waitangi sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 9 July 1840 in Tāmaki (Auckland), possibly at Karaka ...

Āpihai Te Kawau

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Te Kawau, Apihai Signature Number:  1 Sheet:  Sheet 2 — The Manukau-Kāwhia Sheet Location:  Manukau Tribe:  Ngāti Whātua Hapu:  Te Taoū, Ngā Oho Occasion:  20 March 1840 Signed as:  Te Kawau Probable Name:  Āpihai Te Kawau 2-1 Āpihai Te Kawau signed the Manukau-Kāwhia sheet of the Treaty of ...

Te Matenga Taiaroa

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Signature Number:  11 Sheet:  Sheet 7 — The Herald (Bunbury) Sheet Location:  Ruapuke Tribe:  Ngāi Tahu Occasion:  10 June 1840 Signed as:  Taiaroa/Tararoa Probable Name:  Te Matenga Taiaroa 7-11 Taiaroa signed the Herald (Bunbury) sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 10 June 1840 on board HMS  ...

Urerua?

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Signature Number:  113 Sheet:  Sheet 8 — The Cook Strait (Henry Williams) Sheet Location:  Waikanae Tribe:  Te Āti Awa? Occasion:  16 May 1840 Signed as:  Hurerua Probable Name:  Urerua? 8-113 Urerua signed the Cook Strait (Henry Williams) sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi sheet on 16 May 1840 at ...

Takatua

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Signature Number:  32 Sheet:  Sheet 9 — The East Coast Sheet Location:  Whakawhitira Waiapu Tribe:  Ngāti Porou Occasion:  25-31 May 1840 Signed as:  Takatua/Pakatua Probable Name:  Takatua 9-32 Takatua signed the East Coast sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi between 25 and 31 May 1840 at ...

Rauru-te-rangi

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Signature Number:  36 Sheet:  Sheet 9 — The East Coast Sheet Location:  Rangitukia Waiapu Tribe:  Ngāti Porou Occasion:  1 June 1840 Signed as:  Koiauruterangi Probable Name:  Rauru-te-rangi 9-36 Rauru-te-rangi signed the East Coast sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 1 June 1840 at Rangitukia, ...

Māori armed forces honoured at new Waitangi museum

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Te Rau Aroha, a new museum at the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, acknowledges the duty and sacrifice of Māori who served in New Zealand’s armed forces, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones says. The museum, whose construction was funded by the Government’s Provincial Growth Fund (PGF), was ...

Treaty of Waitangi cartoon

Treaty of Waitangi cartoon

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Location of the Kohimarama conference

Location of the Kohimarama conference

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