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Maori Deeds of Land Purchases in the North Island of New Zealand: Volume Two



1852. 27 August.Raukawa Reserve. [9 acres.] This paper giving up, or parting with land by us the undersigned, has reference to a reserve given to us by Governor Fitz Roy on the Bank of the Waiwakaiho river, called Raukawakawa and situated on Captain Davy's land.

We now fully consent to give up this piece of land, consisting of nine acres to Mr. McLean & Mr. Cooper, as a sure and certain land for the Europeans for ever and ever.

Neither we ourselves nor our relations will ever attempt to return to that piece of land as long as we live.

Receipt for £12, and six ¼-acre town secstions near Te Henui. The payment we have received for this piece of land is six quarter acre town sections near the Henui and £12 in money, on the day this paper was written.

And having fully consented to this arrangement, we now sign our names and marks to this paper on this the 27th day of August A.D. 1852.

William Matotoru.
Martin Tupoki.

Witnesses to this payment and signing of names—

J. T. Wicksteed, J.P.
Octa. Carririgton, Surveyor.
W. Halse, J.P.
Hone Ropiha.
Parata Paritutu.

A true Translation.

G. S. Cooper.

A True Copy of Certified Deed and Translation.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, February 9th 1876.