Horowhenua Block (Ngatiraukawa Claims), Manawatu District.
Matene te Whiwhi.
Na Karaipi te Puke.
Horomona Toremi x his mark.
Nerehana te Paea.
Ngawiki Tuainuku x her mark.
Kipihana te Kanaroa.
Tamihana Te Rauparaha.
Rakapa Topeora x her mark.
Signed by Matene te Whiwhi and others the word range between "Tararua" and "on" in the eleventh line from the top having been previously inserted in the presence of—
T. E. Young, Translator and Interpreter, Genl. Govt., Wellington.
I hereby agree to allow the reserves mentioned above to be made for the Ngatiraukawa hapus whose representatives have signed the above receipt but only for those of them who have been permanent residents on the block in question.
Meiha Keepa Rangihiwinui.9 February, 1874.
Witness—T. E. Young. I, Te Keepa Rangihiwinui on behalf of myself and the Muaupoko tribe whoseNative reserve. [1,300 acres.] names are registered in the Native Land Court as being the persons interested in the Horowhenua block hereby agree to convey by way of gift to certain of the descendants of Te Whatanui to be hereafter nominated a piece of land within the said Horowhenua block near the Horowhenua lake containing one thousand three hundred (1300) acres the position and boundaries to be fixed by actual survey. The said piece of land to be conveyed in such manner as will prevent its alienation by sale or mortgage by the persons to whom it is to be conveyed.
Meiha Keepa Rangihiwinui.11th February, 1874.
Signed by the said Keepa te Rangihiwinui this eleventh day of February 1874
in the presence of—
J. H. H. St. John, Inspec. A.C., J.P.
T. E. Young, Translator Native Dept., Wellington.
A True Copy of Original Receipt.
H. Hanson Turton.Wellington, December 14th, 1875.