Story: Treaty of Waitangi

Tiriti o Waitangi sheets: Waikato–Manukau (3rd of 8)

This treaty sheet is the only English-language copy known to have been distributed. It was received by the missionary Robert Maunsell at his mission at Waikato Heads when, by coincidence, a large gathering of Waikato–Ngāti Maniapoto chiefs was taking place. Maunsell convinced 32 of these chiefs to sign this sheet. It was then returned to Manukau, where a further seven signed.

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How to cite this page:

Claudia Orange, 'Treaty of Waitangi - Interpretations of Te Tiriti o Waitangi', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/zoomify/36344/tiriti-o-waitangi-sheets-waikato-manukau (accessed 30 November 2021)

Story by Claudia Orange, published 20 Jun 2012