Leaflet, He Wakaputanga o te Rangatiratanga o Nu Tirene

Production date
26 Apr 1837
Current rights
Public Domain

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About this object
He Wakaputanga o te Rangatiratanga o Nu Tirene. Māori Declaration of Independence.
Imprint at foot He mea ta i te Perehi o nga Mihanere o te Hahi o Ingarani, i Paihia. Declaration of Independence, signed October 28, 1835, by thirty-one chiefs, including Hongi and Pomare, with a footnote of assent signed by Nene and five others who had not attended the meeting. Written in Māori. Printed by William Colenso on the Church Missionary Society Press at Paihia on April 26, 1837. On white wove paper with watermark, " W King, 1829 ".
Production technique
Media/Materials description
White paper with water mark "W King 1829." Printed on paper with black ink.
Length x Width: 320 x 220mm
Mount: Height x Width: 461 x 252mm
Subject date
28 Oct 1835
Current rights
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 37/404
Credit line
gifted by Lady Florence Maclean
Other number(s)
37/404, MMC180, 6540
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