This watercolour shows Hōne Heke (centre), his wife Hāriata Rongo (left) and Ngāti Hine chief Te Ruki Kawiti. Heke and Kawiti both signed the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840 – Heke on 6 February and Kawiti in May.
Kōrero: Heke Pōkai, Hōne Wiremu
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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:
Freda Rankin Kawharu. 'Heke Pōkai, Hōne Wiremu', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1990. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/mi/biographies/1h16/heke-pokai-hone-wiremu (accessed 13 April 2021)