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


I, Hoani Taipua, Aboriginal Native of New Zealand, do solemnly and sincerelyDeclaration of Hoani Taipua. declare,—
1.That I am one of the Vendors of the Block of land known as Manawatu-Kukutauaki No. 2f, containing One thousand two hundred acres more or less, situated at Manawatu, in the District of Manawatu, Province of Wellington, to the Crown.
2.That neither spirituous liquors, arms, nor warlike stores form any part of the consideration for the said Block of land.
3.That there is sufficient land in possession of the Vendors over and above the land now offered by us for sale for all our future wants.

And I make this solemn declaration conscientiously believing the same to be true, and by virtue of an Act of the General Assembly intituled "The Justices of the Peace Act, 1866."

Hoani Taipua.

Declared by the said Hoani Taipua this second day of May, 1876. Before me—

James Booth, R.M.