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



We have received from Mr. McLean on this day on the twenty ninth (29) day of1854. 29 NovemberParinuiokuaka.Receipt for £200. November 1854 Two hundred pounds £200 in money in payment for our land at Parinuiokuaka which we surrender to Victoria the Queen on this day as a firm possession for the Europeans for ever and ever.
The boundaries of the land commence at the bank of the Kaimatarau stream, runningBoundaries. on to Whakaraetoka, where it crosses the river, and runs below the Waimahuahua in a Southerly direction to Wheturangi, to Kahurangi, to Kaimatarau where it ends.

The above piece of land we have finally given up to Victoria the Queen of England on this day—the final settlement as to price shall be arranged by ourselves and Mr. McLean when the surveys are completed so that the quality of the land may be seen by the Europeans—then all arrangements respecting this land will be finally made.

Signed Nahana.
Ngatuere x his mark.

Witnesses to the payment and signatures—

G. S. Cooper, District Commissioner.
John P. Russell, Settler, Wairarapa.

A True Translation.

G. S. Cooper,
District Commissioner.

A True Copy of Original Deed, Translation, and Receipt.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, February 10th, 1876.