Lost in Translation
The Cook Strait (Henry Williams) sheet
Tonight (Paihia/Wellington/Petone/Kapiti Island/Otaki): While William Williams worked on the East Coast, his brother Henry, who had translated the Treaty at Waitangi from English into Maori, was busy elsewhere. King interviews Henry’s great-great granddaughter, Caroline Fitzgerald. King also meets two descendants of two women who signed, Kahe Te Rau-O-Te-Rangi and her cousin Rangi Topeora. Also in this show, the story of Te Rauparaha and his friendship with missionary Octavius Hadfield, through the words and stories of that missionary’s descendant – Paraparaumu man, Dave Hadfield. The Henry Williams Treaty Sheet, and why the legendary chief Te Rauparaha signed twice.