Nga Tohu

In 1840 more than 500 chiefs signed the Treaty of Waitangi, New Zealand’s founding document. Ngā Tohu, when complete, will contain a biographical sketch of each signatory.


Signing

SignatureSheetSigned asProbable nameTribeHapūSigning Occasion
133Sheet 1 — The Waitangi SheetTimoti TakariTīmoti Tākare Te RoroaNgāti Pou Mangungu 12 February 1840

Tīmoti Tākare signed the Treaty of Waitangi on 12 February 1840 at Mangungu, Hokianga. He was a rangatira (chief) of Te Roroa.

Tākare fought on the government side in the Northern War until he was blinded during a battle at Te Ahuahu on 12 June 1845.


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How to cite this page

'Tīmoti Tākare ', URL: https://nzhistory.govt.nz/politics/treaty/signatory/1-133, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 17-Jun-2016

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