Maunganui Block (Claims in), Waikanae District.
1874. 3 February.Waikanae District.I hereby acknowledge to have received from the General Government
of New Zealand by the hands of James Booth Esquire on this third day of February one
thousand eightMaunganui. hundred and seventy four the sum of Two hundred pounds sterling in
extinguishment ofReceipt for £200. the claims of myself and my family within the Maunganui Block, Waikanae. The
price of that Block six hundred pounds was distributed by me among the hapus of
Ngatiawa and as I did not retain any of that money for myself or my family I have
agreed to take the above sum of Two hundred Pounds in extinguishment of the claims
of myself and family within the Block of land above mentioned.
Signed by Wi Parata Te Waipunaahau in the presence of—
T. E. Young,
Govt. Interpreter, Wellington.
Chas. S. Wiggens, Native Office.
A True Copy of Original Receipt.
H. Hanson Turton.
December 28th, 1875.