Kōrero: Treaty of Waitangi

Tiriti o Waitangi sheets: Cook Strait (7 o 8)

Missionary Henry Williams carried this treaty sheet on board the schooner Ariel to Port Nicholson (later named Wellington), where he collected 34 signatures. He added 40 more at Queen Charlotte Sound and Rangitoto ki te Tonga (D'Urville Island). The powerful chief Te Rauparaha signed at his island of Kāpiti, and others signed at Waikanae, Ōtaki, Manawatū, Whanganui and Motungārara (a small island off the tip of Kāpiti Island). A total of 132 chiefs signed this treaty sheet.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: IA 9/9

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Claudia Orange, 'Treaty of Waitangi - Interpretations of Te Tiriti o Waitangi', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/zoomify/36348/tiriti-o-waitangi-sheets-cook-strait (accessed 29 October 2021)

He kōrero nā Claudia Orange, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012