Hōrī Kīngi Te Anaua of Te Ati Haunui-a-Paparangi

Hōrī Kīngi Te Anaua of Te Ati Haunui-a-Paparangi
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On 23 May 1840, Hōrī Kīngi Te Anaua signed the Cook Strait sheet of te Tiriti o Waitangi at Whanganui. Te Anaua, as well as his brother Te Māwae and sister Te Rere-ō-maki, signed te Tiriti o Waitangi at Pakaitore (on or near the site of Moutoa Gardens). His tohu can be seen here:…

Te Anaua was the respected leader of Ngāti Ruaka of Te Ati Haunui-a-Paparangi, based at Putiki Wharanui pā near the mouth of the Wanganui River. He was descended from Hinengakau, his father was Te Aewa; his mother was Titia. A full biography of Hōrī Kīngi te Anaua can be found online at

This photograph is of a painting of Hōrī Kīngi Te Anaua, as depicted by the artist Gottfried Lindauer. It comes from a collection of his work in the Patent and Copyright records. More on Lindauer’s work can be found at, and this Māori Television episode talks about the portrait of Hōrī Kīngi te Anaua itself:…

Archives Reference: PC4 Box 38/ 1913/17

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