|1.||That I did faithfully interpret in the Maori language the within-written agreement to Takana te Kawa, Te Ara Takana, Hoeta Kahuhui, Rahira Kahuhui, Karehana Tauranga, Taimona Pikauroa, Maraki te Rangikaitu, Te Hi Turanga, Makeruke te Aewa, Epiha te Moanakino, Roera te Kawa, Te Tura Kahuhui, Mokena Pahurahi, Retimana te Hapoki, Hakaraia Whakaneke, Titaha Pape, Hepi Kahuhui, Merihira Tauranga, Hepi te Wheoro, Hara Tauranga, Ramari Kahuhui, Mitiria te Kawa, Wiremu Karamoa, Hori te Hapoki, Moringa Hapoki, Wiremu Hohimi, Hemi Homini, Metapere Kahuhui, Pirihira Kahuhui, Marara Kahuhui, Tupataia Kahuhui, Mata Kahupureke, Riria te Moanakino, Ataneta Paratawhake, Te Wani Tauranga, Harata Kiore, te Kooro te One, Reupena te One, Noa te Tata, Tino Tangata, Erina te Kooro, Atereti Taratoa, Wiremu Taratoa, Keremihana Wairaka, Pirihira Wairaka, Wereta Kaimate, Apia te Hiwi, Pita te Aikiha, Mere te Hiwi, Te Au te Hiwi, Arapata te Hiwi, Eruera Taiaho, Hori Ngawhare, Hemi Rangiwhakairi, Wiritana te Rangi, Pumipi te Kaka, Paiura Taiporutu, Taniora Rehua, Heperi Maitiaha, Keepa Paiura, Ruta te Kimate, therein named and described, previous to their respective execution thereof, and that my translation was correct and was understood by them.|
|2.||That the said Deed was executed by the above-named parties in the presence of me, this declarant, and of Morgan Carkeek, of Rangitikei, Surveyor, and was executed on the day it bears date, being the twenty-third day of January, one thousand eight hundred and seventy-two.|
|3.||That the name Thomas McDonnell is of my proper handwriting, and that I am a duly licensed Native Interpreter under the Native Lands Acts in force in this colony.|
|4.||That the name Morgan Carkeek, set and subscribed to the within-written agreement as one of the witnesses attesting the due execution thereof by the above-named parties, is of the proper handwriting of the said Morgan Carkeek, and that the said Morgan Carkeek is a male adult.|
And I make this solemn declaration conscientiously believing the same to be true, under and by virtue of "The Justices of the Peace Act, 1866."
Declared at Wanganui aforesaid this seventh day of February, 1872, before me—
A Justice of the Peace for the Colony of New Zealand.
A True Copy of Original Deed and Declaration.