1855. 15 December.kai iwi boundary and two reserves.We have received on this fifteenth (15th) day of December in
the year 1855 the sum of £47 in money, which Mr. McLean has paid to us. This is in
payment for a certainReceipt for £47. piece of land which we have given in to the European's boundary, at Kai
hiwi; and for certain cultivations and clearings of ours at Okihore, and other
little detached pieces; all of which we have under the shining sun of the present
day, given up as a lasting possession to Victoria the Queen of England and to the
Kings and Queens Her SuccessorsBoundaries. for ever and ever. The boundary begins at the mouth of the Mowhanau and
runs on to the pole at Whataroa thence to Matakitaki; thence to Pungawhakatoro
(Peake's Bush), where it strikes a tataka tree standing in the cleared place on
the top of the hill: it then crosses the gully of Otarehu thence to the pole at
Otamatea, crossing the gully of Katiaka and striking a kahikatea (white Pine) tree
at Otahakino; thence to a kahikatoa (Manuka) tree which stands above the Okihore
stream; it then runs up the hill and down the other side to Kai hiwi, thence it
follows up the stream to Otawa where it joins the boundary running from Tunahaere
Wherefore we have hereto signed our names and marks, at Whanganui, on the 15th of
(Signed) Horima te Ururewa.
Aropeta te Mumu.
Witnesses to these payments and signatures—
Hori Kingi te Anana x.
Na Pairoroku te Mahia, no Ngatiraukawa,
D. Porter, Govt. Surveyor, Wanganui.
A True Translation.
20th May, 1856.
A True Copy of Original Receipt and Translation.
January 31st, 1876.