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
150Sheet 1 — The Waitangi SheetWiremu KingiWiremu KīngiNgāpuhi? Te Rarawa?Ngāti Rēhia? Ngāti Korokoro?Mangungu 12 February 1840

Wiremu Kīngi signed the Waitangi sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi on 12 February 1840 at Mangungu in Hokianga. He may have been from the Ngāti Korokoro hapū (subtribe) of Ngāpuhi, with possible connections to Ngāti Rēhia and Te Rarawa.


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How to cite this page

'Wiremu Kīngi', URL: https://nzhistory.govt.nz/politics/treaty/signatory/1-150, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 14-Jun-2016

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