The boundaries commence on the sea coast at the mouth of the river Aropawanui following thence the course of the stream to Papawera, here it follows the road till it reaches Wharitenga, thence down to Waipapa and along the course of the Waipapa stream to the coast and along the coast to the mouth of the Aropawanui stream where it closes.
And we have duly considered, taken leave of and parted with this land of our ancestors, which has descended to us with its rivers, waters, trees, rocks, and every other thing above or below the surface of the ground and everything appertaining thereto, we have under the shining sun of this day made over and fully transferred to Victoria the Queen of England to be held by Her and all Kings and Queens Her Successors as a lasting possession for ever and ever.
And in proof of our consent to all the conditions specified in this deed we have hereunto affixed our names and marks.
And in proof of the consent of the Queen of England to all the conditions specified in this Deed the name of G. S. Cooper, one of the Commissioners for the purchase of Native Lands for the Government of New Zealand is hereunto affixed.
(Signed) G. S. Cooper, Dist. Commr.
Hepanaia Tohukai x.
Taituha Tamaitonoa x, and ten other signatures.
A True Copy of Original Deed and Translation.