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

Translation

[ko te tohutoro i roto i te reo Māori]

Translation.

Greytown, Wairarapa, 5 March. 1874.
1874. 5 March.Wairarapa District. We Matire Piripi Hori Taha Eraiti te Here Te Waka Tahuahi, Riria Waka, Matiaha Mokai, and Makere Waito do hereby ratify and confirm the gift of Wiremu Kingi Tutepakihirangi and Te Manihera Rangitakaiwaho of the Moroa block as shewnMoroa, Greytown.(Confirmation of deed of gift.) on the plan drawn on the back hereof and colored red and do admit that such block of land was given to the Crown by our representative Chiefs as aforesaid for ever and with the concurrence of our tribe and of those who then owned that block.

Matire Piripi.
Hori Taha.
Eraiti Te Here x her tohu.

Witness—

E. S. Maunsell.
Robt. Morton.
Te Waka Tahuahi x his mark.

Witness—

E. S. Maunsell.
Robt. W. Morton.

Riria Waka x her mark (signed by Waka by Riria's authority).
Matiaha Mokai.
Makere Waito.

Signed by the said Matire Piripi Hori Taha Eraiti te Here Te Waka Tahuahi, Matiaha Mokai and Makere Waito in the presence of—
E. S. Maunsell, Interpreter, Wairarapa.
H. Hirschberg, Settler, Greytown. Robt. Morton, Commission Agent, Greytown.