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

[Deeds—No. 13.]

Deeds—No. 13.

Mangaorei Block, Grey and Bell District.

1854. 3 January.Gry and Bell District. He pukapuka tino whakaae pono tenei na matou na nga tangata o Arapaoa e noho nei matou i Poneke kia tukua rawatia to matou whenua i Taranaki, e mau nei nga ingoa oMangaorei. nga rohe ki roto i tenei pukapuka, he whenua tumau na matou ki aWikitoria te Kuini oArapaoa claims. Ingarangi ki nga Kingi Kuini ranei o muri iho i a ia ake tonu atu.
Boundaries. Ko nga rohe anei ka timata te ohe ki Pukahu ka rere ki uta ki Orongokaroro, ka puta ki kaihihi ka rere ki Takotako ka rere ki Kainga Kai titi, ka rere ki Pukewharangi ka rere ki Raroti, ka rere ki Upokotauaki ki haere i roto o Mangaonaha ki Umutekai ka rere i reira ki Mangapapa puta noa ki runga ki te Maunga kr Pikipare ka tae ki reira, ka waiho tonu i te tihi o te maunga te rohe, puta atu ki te Umutaumanawa puta atu ki Ponakai ka rere ki te wai o Mangore ka waiho tonu ko Mangore te rohe puta noa ki roto ki Waiwakaiho puta noa ki te Moana ka haere atu i te moana te rohe puta noa ki Pukahu.
Receipt for £100. Ko nga uta ki a matou mo o matou wahi katoa i roto i enei Rohe ka kotahi te Rau page 23pauna £100 ko aua moni kua riro mai ki a matou na Te Makarini i homai i tenei ra i te toru 3 o nga ra o Hanuere 1854.

Donald McLean,
Chief Commissioner.

Hamarama Rongo.
Pumipi Te Rau.
Paraone Tapepa.
Wi Te Taipoa.
Hare Tiaki.
Mohi Takang
Wererika Nuka
Heremaia Matenga.
Karira Takarua.
Wi te Ahu.
Rihari Tapua.
Roka Pawau.
Rihi Matenga.
Matiu Te Whaiaipo.
Hera Kati.
Ripora Waea.
Mata Karira.
Hetaraka Tongariro.
Rihi Kapoata.
Rameka Taimutu.
Mata Warereka.
Hone Kingi.
Tamati Ropata.
Ko Tipene.
Hoeta Terawi (by Wi Tako).
Hori Piro (by Wi Tako).
Aperahama Mohio (by Wi Tako).
Paora Koiraki (by Wi Tako).
Hema Tauakau (by Wi Tako).
Hoani Te Arahi.
Ko Waite
Ko te Wetu.
Ko Meri Pumipi.
Ko Eruatini.
Ko Henere.
Ko Hone.
Ko Harata te Whare.
Ko Reta.
Ko Meri Paina.
Ko te Karira Tahua.
Ko Pirihera Ruka.
Ko RiwaiTaimaiti.
Ko Hone Tauerau.
Ko Pipi Tauerau.
Ko Pitama.

Kaititiro—

Greorge Moore, J.P., M.P.C., Wellington.

Wiremu Tako.
Moihi Hirini Pakau x.
H. T. Kemp, Native Secretary, Wellington.

Translation.

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,
Land Commissioner.

Hamarama Rongo.
Pumipi Te Rau.
Paraone Tapepa.
Wi Te Taipoa.
Hare Tiaki.
Mohi Takanga.
Wererika Nuka.
Heremia Matanga.
Karira Takarua.
Wi Te Ahu.
Rihari Tapua.
Roka Tawau.
Rere Matenga.
Matiu Te Whaiaipo.
Hera Kati.
RiporaWaea.
MataKarira.
Rameka Taimutu.
Mata Warereka.
Honi Kingi.
Tamati Ropata.
Hetaraka Tongariro.
Riri Kapoata.
Ko Tipene.
Hoeta Terawi (by Wi Tako).
Hori Pira do.
Aperahama Mohio do.
Paora Koiraki do.
Hema Tauakau do.
Hoani Te Arahi.
Ko. Waiti.
Ko te Wetu.
Ko Meri Pumipi.
Ko Eruatini.
Ko Henere.
Ko Honi.
Ko Harata te Whare.
Ko Reta.
Ko Meri Paina.
Ko Te Karira Tahua.
Ko Perehira Ruka.
Ko Riwai Tamaiti.
Ko Hone Tauerau.
Ko Pipi Tauerau.
Ko Pitama.

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Witnesses—

(Sd.) George Moore, J.P., M.P.C., Wellington.

" Wiremu Tako.
" Moihi Hirini.
" Pakau x.
" H.T. Kemp, Native Secretary, Wellington.

True Translation.

Donald Mclean,
Chief Commissioner.

April 8th, 1856.

A True Copy of'Original Deed and Translation.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, August 30th, 1875.