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

[Deeds—No. 111.]

page 292

Deeds—No. 111.

Kuratawhiti No. 2 Block, Wairarapa District.

Tenei Pukapuka1853. 14 December.Wairarapa District. tuku whenua e tuhituhia nei i tenei ra i te tekau ma wha (14) o nga ra o Tihema i te tau o to tatou Ariki kotahi mano e warn rau e rima tekau maKuratawhiti No. 2. toru (1853) He pukapuka tino whakaae na matou mo matou mo o matou whanaunga kia tino tukua rawatia tetahi wahi o to matou kainga ki a Wikitoria te Kuini o Ingarini ki nga Kingi Kuini ranei o muri iho i a ia ake tonu atu.
Boundaries. Te timatanga o te rohe ki Waipapa puta noa ki Tumate rere noa ki Rongohineao rere noa ki Hapenui rere noa ki te Muhunui rere noa ki te Monoai rere noa ki Waiohine ka haere i roto i Waiohine puta noa ki te Hawera rere noa ki te Ake mau rawa ki te Kuratawiti mau noa ki Haki mau rawa atu ko Taumata a toetoe mau rawa atu Hinewaiao ka puta ki Waipapa.

Heoi kua oti rawa atu i a matou te wahi te tuku ake tonu atu me ona eha noa iho o tenei whenua.

Ko ngaReceipt for £120, first instalment. [Te Waaka.] utu kua riro mai ki a matou i tenei ra mo taua whenua kotahi nei te rau takitahi (£100) hei muringa atu kia kitea te nuinga o taua whenua ka whakaaro ai nga utu mo muringa iho.

Te Waka Tahuahix.
Na te Manihera, J.P.

Nga kai titiro ki enei homaitanga utu me enei tuhinga ingoa—

Purvis Russell, Grazier, Ahuriri.
Archd. Gillies, Settler, Otaraia, Wairarapa.
Wiremu Tamihana Hiko.

Translation.

This Deed1853. 14 DecemberWairarapa District. conveying land written this 14th day of December in the year of Our Lord One thousand eight hundred and fifty-three (1853) is a paper of our full consent on behalf of ourselves and our relations entirely to give up a certain portion of our land to Victoria the Queen of England and to the Kings or Queens who may succeed her forKuratawhiti No. 2. ever and ever.
The boundariesBoundaries. commence at Waipapa thence to Tumate thence to Rongohineao thence to Hapenui thence to Muhunui thence to te Monoai thence to Waiohine and in Waiohine to Hawera thence to te Ake thence to Kuratawiti thence to Haki thence to Taumata a toetoe thence to Hinewaiao thence to Waipapa.

Now we have for ever given up this land with all thereunto appertaining.

TheReceipt for £120, first instalment. [Te Waaka.] payment we have received for the land this day is One hundred and twenty pounds (£120) once told hereafter when the extent of the land has been ascertained the final amount for payment will be considered.

Te Waka Tahuahi x.
Na te Manihera.

Witnesses to the payments and signatures—

Purvis Russell, Grazier, Ahuriri.
Archd. Gillies, Otaraia.
Wiremu Tamihana Hiko.

A True Copy of Original Deed and Translation.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, February 4th, 1876.