[ko te tohutoro i roto i te reo Māori]
1855. 9 January.We have received
on this day, on the ninth (9) of the days of
January in the Year ofParahihi.
Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty-five (1855) Fifty pounds
(£50 . 0 . 0) inReceipt for £50.
money paid to us by Donald
, for our Land at Parahihi.
Boundaries. These are the boundaries:—Commencing at Matewaro; thence it goes to the
Koao, then to Paparewa, thence to Iwinoakai; thence to Keterua on to the
Ngakau-o-wharaunga, on to the Rongo o te ao Kautere it turns and goes to Makopapa
on to the Kauwhiwhi on to the Ramarama on to the Onepu, on to the Parapara, on to
the Rapanoa, on to Tipitaha, on to Wai o te Watahi, on to Marope, on to
Wakauaputua; here the boundaries join Now we have assuredly sold and for ever
transferred this land to Victoria the Queen of England under the shining sun of
this present day, and for ever.
When the boundaries are surveyed, the arrangements respecting this land are to be
finally made. And having received this money on this day, we hereunto attach our
names and marks, at Castle Point, this ninth (9) day of January 1855.
(Signed) Te Otene Kuku x.
Harawira Tamaiawitia x.
Wiremu Paraone x.
Mata Kohara x.
Te Hapuku x.
G. S. Cooper, District Commissioner
A True Copy of Original Receipt and Translation.
H. Hanson Turton.
January 26th, 1876.