This is a deed of the full consent of us the people of
Arapaoa now residing at1854. 3 January.Grey and Bell District. Wellington entirely to give up our land situated at Taranaki the names
of the boundaries of which are contained in this Deed as a lasting possession
for Victoria the QueenMangaorei. of England to the Kings or Queens who may succeed her.
These are the boundaries commencing at Pukahu thence inland to
OrongokaroroBoundaries. thence to Kaihihi thence to Takotako thence to Kainga Kaititi, thence to
Pukewharangi thence to Raroto thence to Upokotauaki and in the Mangaonaha stream
to Umutekai, thence to Mangapapa, thence to the summit of the hill Pikipari on
reaching which the boundary runs along the ridge of the hills Umutaumarama,
thence to Pauakai thence to Mangore Creek the creek is the boundary until it
falls into the Waiwakaio and on to the sea and along to the sea coast Pukahu.
The amount to be paid to us for all our land contained within these
boundariesReceipt for £100 is one hundred pounds £ which monies we have this day received from Mr.
McLean on this third day (3) of January 1854.
(Signed) Donald McLean,
Pumipi Te Rau.
Wi Te Ahu.
Matiu Te Whaiaipo.
Hoeta Terawi (by Wi Tako).
Aperahama Mohio do.
Paora Koiraki do.
Hema Tauakau do.
Hoani Te Arahi.
Ko te Wetu.
Ko Meri Pumipi.
Ko Harata te Whare.
Ko Meri Paina.
Ko Te Karira Tahua.
Ko Perehira Ruka.
Ko Riwai Tamaiti.
Ko Hone Tauerau.
Ko Pipi Tauerau.
(Sd.) George Moore, J.P., M.P.C., Wellington.
" Wiremu Tako.
" Moihi Hirini.
" Pakau x.
Native Secretary, Wellington.
April 8th, 1856.
A True Copy of'Original Deed and Translation.
August 30th, 1875.