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


Let all men know by these presents that I Matire Wi Paki (Piripi) of the District of Wairarapa do hereby confirm and ratify the cession by gift of Te Manihera Rangitakaiwaho and Wiremu Kingi Tutepakihirangi in or about the year one thousand eight hundred and fifty three to Donald McLean, Commissioner, for Her Majesty the Queen of England and her successors for ever, of the whole of the Moroa block situate between the boundary of Rawiri's sale towards the South and East to the Queen, and the boundary towards the North and West being the Tauherenikau block from Motuhinahina the present position of the Tauherenikau bridge to Haruruwhakiki near Greytown as described on the plan drawn hereon and colored red with all there is appertaining thereto.

Matire Piripi. Greytown,16th Dec., 1873.
Signed by the said Matire Piripi in the presence of—
E. S. Maunsell, Licensed Interpreter, Wairarapa.
John Tully, Settler, Wairarapa.