conveying land written this day on the (27)
twenty seventh day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight
hundred and fifty four (1854) is
1854. 27 December.Wairarapa District.Paeroa.
(part smith's Run.)
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a document of the full and true consent of us the Chiefs and people of
the Ngatikahungunu whose names are attached to this document for ourselves our
relations and descendants to sell a portion of our land Paeroa being the name
to Victoria the Queen of England and to the Kings and Queens who may succeed
Her for ever and in consideration of our full consent to sell this piece of
our land Victoria Queen of England agrees on her part to pay us the sum of
£500 once told (£200) two hundred of which we received at Port Nicholson on
the (27) twenty seventh day of December in the year (1853) one thousand eight
hundred and fifty three (£300) three hundred pounds we have received into our
hands this day from Mr. McLean this is the final instalment to be paid to us
for our land for Paeroa there is to be no payment to be made hereafter for
The boundary commences at Upokopakira thence running to MangakaiahinuBoundaries. thence till it joins Tawha thence till it joins Papahikurangi thence
running along near Uhiroa till it reaches Pihanga thence to Whangai-o-moengi
thence to Atakanga-o-te-muruahi thence to Kopura thence running through
Whangaehu till it reaches Huangarua running along Huangarua till it reaches
We have entirely given up and bid farewell to this land inherited from our
forefathers with its rivers streams lakes, its springs its timber, grass and
stones, and its cliffs plains and fertile spots, its sterile parts, everything
above the surface and under the surface and everything thereunto belonging we
have finally given up under the shining sun of this day this land which
belonged to us to be the property of Victoria Queen of England and to the
Kings and Queens who may succeed Her for ever and ever in consideration of our
full and unreserved consent to the conditions of this deed we hereunto affix
our names and marks. And in testimony of the full and unreserved consent of
the Queen of England the name of Donald McLean Land Commissioner is hereunto
Ngairo Takatakaputea x.
Wiremu te Weu.
Natanahira te Kawai.
Ko te Ao x.
Hoana Huripoki x.
Hemi Pihao x.
Matenga Kairahui x.
Raharuhi te Koriki x.
Ahitana Wakatohe x.
Manihera te Rangitukaiwaho.
Wiremu Tutere Wakahaurangi.
Witnesses to these receipts of money and signatures—
Wm. Chalmers, Resident, Wairarapa.
R. Wilson, Settler,
G. S. Cooper, District Commissioner.
April 5, 1856
A True Copy of Original Deed and Translation.
February 10th, 1876.