Chair of the Takitimu District Māori Council.
- "The Treaty of Waitangi." He Kōrero mo Waitangi, 1984: He Tohu Aroha, Ki Nga Tupuna: "Talk, Conciliate and Heal". Ed. Arapera Blank, Manuka Henare and Haare Williams. [Ngaruawahia], N.Z.: Te Runanga o Waitangi, 1985. 63.
- Tangiora states that Ngāti Kahungunu ‘support the Treaty as written and signed and at this point in time feel no need for a Bill of Rights or ratification’. Ngāti Kahungunu also contend that Pakeha ‘should have a look at the implications of the Treaty to view the disharmony and ill feelings that their interpretation has created between the two races.’