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

Translation

Translation.

Wethe Landholders and Chiefs residing at and belonging to Waiwetu on the River Hutt, 1847.30 August.Wellington District.agree on the thirtieth day of August one thousand eight hundred and forty seven to give up to Her Majesty's Government all those cultivations which we have hitherto had on sections in the Harbour and Hutt Districts or elsewhere belonging to European Settlers on our receiving from Lieutenant Colonel McCleverty, subject to the approval of the Waiwhetu.Governor or Lieutenant Governor, portions of land which we have seen and agree to receive in the Hutt District; a plan of which portions as coloured Red in Number (one) "1" and yellow in Number (two) "2" and as hereinafter described accompanies this.
Number (one) "1" is the plan of section number nineteen "19" in the Lower Boundaries. [246 acres.]Hutt or Waiwetu District formerly belonging to Messrs. Bethune and Hunter. Bounded on the North by number twenty three "23" of the same District, on the East by the Hills westerly of the Waiwetu river, on the South and West by the roads marked on the plan of the said District, that on the South dividing it from sections number thirteen "13" and fourteen "14" of said District, and that on the West from section number eighteen "18" containing one hundred and six acres or thereabouts.

Number two "2" is nearly the whole of section number fifty seven "57" of the Lower Hutt and part of Number fifty eight "58" in the same District. It is bounded on the North by section number sixty "60," on the East by the River Hutt and section number fifty nine "59" on the South by Section number fifty four "54" and fifty six "56," and on the West by the Hills westerly of the River Hutt.

The portion of No. 57 contains 125 acres.
Do. No. 58 contains 15 acres.
In No. 2 plan 140 acres.
In No. 1 plan 106 acres.
246 acres.

The natives of Waiwetu are also guaranteed in their pah—plan of which is annexed coloured red containing 3 acres 2 roods 39 perches (3a. 2r. 39p.)

Sept. 13, 1847.

W. A. McC.

In addition E Puni relinquishes any claim to a portion of Native Reserve No. 20 Memorandum.Lower Hutt District near the Bridge to the Waiwetu Natives as shown in the plan and deed of No. 1 Petoni.

W. A. McCleverty,Lt. Col.

No. 94. Received for Registration at 11 o'clock a.m.11th March, 1848.Registration.

(l.s.)

Robert R. Strang,

A True Copy of Original Deed, Translation, and Endorsement.Registrar of Deeds.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, January 15th, 1876.