Treaty of Waitangi

Treaty of Waitangi

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  • On the 29th of January 1840, Lieutenant Governor William Hobson arrived in New Zealand. 
  • Hobson was offered advice by missionaries and others. James Busby helped draft up the Treaty to,
  • The following morning on Wednesday, February 5th, over 400 Maori attended a meeting in front of Busdy's house at Waitangi. They listened to the Tearty being read in English by Hobson, and Maori by Heny williams.
  • The meeting ended indecisively and the Maori withdrew to the other side the Waitangi  River to debate through the night.  
  • On the advice of Henry Williams the chiefs decided to sign the Treaty the following day. On Thursday, February 6th 1840, over 40 signatures or marks were appended to Maori text of the Treaty. 
  • More then 500 chiefs singed the Treaty of  Waitangi at approximately 50 meeting places. 
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