This Deed conveying land written on this day the
twenty-eighth of June (28 June) in1858. 28 June. the year of our Lord 1858 is a deed of our full and true consent of us
the Chiefs andWairarapa District. people of Ngatikahungunu whose names are hereunto affixed to entirely
surrender a portion of our Land to Victoria the Queen of England and her
Successors for ever.Matapihi-Rangitumau.
The Boundaries commenced at Matapihi going on to Te Taumata o te Wheu,
Koromiko Te Whara, Te Wai Whinau, The source of the Waitapu (river)
Ariki rau o te Whatuhi, Te Whare o te Matetu, Taherepo, Te Rua a Marama, ka
whiti i Whangaehu Wharepapaumu, Te Tipu, Te Roto, Te Pohue, and on to the
Tokiakaite where it turns and goes westerly to Totomaringi, Te Waihinumanga
Nga Mahanga Turukiponga, Te Kanapu Te Whakaruru Te Arahinehine Te Araawaiki
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Wera o te ekitea Hukuhiwhenua it joins the boundary of the Land sold
formerly to the Queen and following the boundary to the Ahiaruhe it continues
along the Boundary of the Land sold to the Queen till it reaches the Rotokura
on the Kopuaranga (river) then following the course of the Kopuaranga to where
it falls into the Ruamahanga (river) then down the Ruamahanga to Matapihi
where the Boundaries join.
This piece of Land we have entirely given up on this day to Victoria the
Queen of England The Balance of the payment will be settled when the Land is
surveyed and the quality of the Land seen by the Europeans when this is done
we will then complete the agreement for this Land.
Receipt for £100. And for our full and true consent One Hundred Pounds (£100) has been
paid to us as witness our names and marks.
Ani Kanara rahui.
Witnesses to payment and signatures—
W. E. Chamberlain.
A True Copy of Original Deed and Translation.
January 18th, 1876