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

Translation of Enclosure

[ko te tohutoro i roto i te reo Māori]

page 299

Translation of Enclosure.

We hate received on this eleventh (11) day of January in the year of our Lord, one1855. 11 January.Wairarapa District. thousand eight hundred and fifty five (1855) the sum of Fifty Pounds (£50 . 0 . 0) once told, from Mr. McLean. This a payment to us for all our claims to the land named in the above Deed, which we have now entirely given up under the shining sun of this dayKaiwhata(East of). as a lasting possession to Victoria the Queen of England, or to the Kings or Queens who may succeed her for ever and ever. These are the portions which we reserve asReceipt for £50.Native reserves. places of residence for ourselves within these boundaries: viz.—
1.At the mouth of the Kaiwhata stream; the name of the land is "Tawhirimatea;"1. Tawhirimates. a level spot, and but email in extent. The boundary commences at the mouth of Kaiwhata; thence along the sea coast to Waiohiku; thence, turning inland, it runs along the foot of the Ahirara range to Kahakaha; thence it descends to the Kaiwhata; and thence to the sea.
2.Another portion is "te Waipuna;" for a cultivation; and the small wood by the2. Waipuns. side of the Kaiwhata Stream. The Cultivations are for ourselves;—the wood for ourselves and the Europeans.
3.Another portion is "te Kakati" for a cultivation by the side of the Kaiwhata3. Kakati. stream.
4.Another portion is "Tutaehaohao," for a cultivation, by the side of the Kaiwhata4. Tutaehaohao. stream. These are the only portions which we reserve for ourselves within these boundaries.
We have likewise received on this day the sum of Twenty Pounds (£20 . 0 . 0) once
Receipt for£20
Received cash—
27 Dec., 1853200
11 Jan., 185550
told from Mr. McLean. This is a payment made to us for a certain new piece of land, which we have entirely given up under the shining sun of this day to be added to that at Kaiwhata as a lasting possession to Victoria the Queen of England, or to the Kings or Queens who may succeed her for ever and ever. The boundary on the side towards the sea commences at "te Maipi;" thence in an easterly direction to Wharetotara, to the boundary on the South side at Whatiwhati, thence to Pohupania; thence toBoundaries. Tarangakuratu; thence to Rahui-o-te-Weuruuru; thence to Mahikore; thence to Kaokao-o-Mokaihairoa; thence to Hemokino thence to te Ruaki; thence to Puke-a-te-Auta; thence to to Wai-a-te-Arahe; and meeting the commencement of the boundaries at te Maipi. There are no portions reserved within these boundaries.

In testimony whereof we hereunto affix our names and marks to this Deed at te Unuunu, on the above mentioned day.

(Signed)Te Wereta Kawakairangi x his mark.
Ngaika Pohuhu x his mark.
Te Waka Tamakukuruhou x his mark.
Mikaere Takiri.
Patoromu te Oikau.
Thomas Patroma.
Meriana te Wairere x her mark.
Maria te Waka (8 years old) x her mark.
Erihatara te Waka x his mark.
Herehere x his mark.
Ihaka Tataekakiu x his mark.
Tiripahaua x his mark.
Kararaina Wakarau x her mark.

Witnesses to this payment and to these signatures—

(Signed)Charles F. Hales,

Settler, Plat Point.

G. S. Cooper, J.P., District Commissioner.
H. A. Moore,

Settler, Flat Point.

A True Translation.

Donald McLean,
Chief Commissioner.

31st March, 1856.

A True Copy of Original Deed, Enclosure, and Translations.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, February 4th, 1876.