Owhanga Block (Featherston), Wairarapa District.
Kotahi te rau 100 nga Eka mo Rawiri Piharau ki Motupiri.
A mo to matou wakaaetanga ki nga tikanga katoa o roto i tenei pukapuka ka tuhia iho e matou o matou ingoa me o matou tohu.
A mo te whakaaetanga o te Kuini o Ingarini mona ki nga tikanga katoa o roto i tenei pukapuka ka tuhia iho e te Makarini te kai wakarite whenua o te Kawana o Nui Tireni tona ingoa.
(Signed) Donald McLean,
(Signed) Manihera te Rangitakaiwaho.
" Wiremu Kingi Tutepakihirangi.
" Matia ha te Aopouri.
" Rawiri Piharau x his mark.
" Ihaka Ngahiwi x.
Wiremu Tamihana Hiko.
Na Raniera te Iho.
Piriki Potonga x his mark.
Nga kai titiro ki enei homaitanga utu me enei tuhinga ingoa tohu hoki—
(Signed) Henry St. Hill,Resident Magistrate, Wellington.
" Henry W. Petre,Post Master Genl., Wellington.
" John P. Russell,Settler, Wangai Moana, Wairarapa.
A True Copy.
Well, we have considered over the matter, we have greeted we have said goodbye to and have finally ceded this place of our ancestors' derived by us from them together with all its rivers its branches its lakes, its waters, its trees, its herbage its stones its plains and its good places and its bad places and all things whether on the surface of the soil or underneath it together with everything appertaining to that land—we have finally ceded it under the shining sun of this day to be a permanent possession from us for Victoria the Queen of England and the Kings or Queens who may succeed Her for ever.
And in token of our consent to all the conditions of this deed we hereunto set our names and marks.
And in token of the consent of the Queen of England on Her part to all the conditions of this deed Mr. McLean the Land Purchase Commissioner of the Government of New Zealand has signed his name.
T. E. Young, Translator Native Dept.
A True Copy of Original Deed and Translation.