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
93Sheet 1 — The Waitangi SheetTioTioTe Rarawa, Ngāpuhi?Te Pouka, Ngāti Hau?Mangungu 12 February 1840

Tio signed the Waitangi sheet of the Treaty of Waitangi in Mangungu, Hokianga, on 12 February 1840. He was a rangatira (chief) of the Te Pouka hapū (subtribe) of Te Rarawa and may have been connected to Ngāti Hau of the Ngāpuhi iwi (tribe).


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How to cite this page

'Tio', URL: https://nzhistory.govt.nz/politics/treaty/signatory/1-93, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 17-Jun-2016

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