26 Jun 2019

Treaty of Waitangi document sold for $31,000 to private collector

From Checkpoint, 5:57 pm on 26 June 2019

The buyer of what's thought to be the only remaining proof copy of an original Treaty of Waitangi proclamation of sovereignty says he's thrilled with the purchase. Spencer Scoular bought the rare one-page document for $31,000. He told reporter Amy Williams he considers himself a custodian and plans to offer the document for display in museums.