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Maori Deeds of Land Purchases in the North Island of New Zealand: Volume Two



We, whose names are affixed to this paper consent to surrender all that land, the plan of1859. 13 August.Oero Reserve. which is sketched in the map prepared by Mr. Cooper and Tiffen, that is, all those portions which we had intended to have retained for ourselves with the exception of that piece which was surveyed by Pellichet and Hori Niania being three hundred and eight 308 acres. This we retain for ourselves as it is convenient to the lake in which we catchNative reserve. [308 acres.] eels. The name of this portion is Oero.
Receipt for £50. And in consideration of the settlement of the question of this portion Donald McLean gives us this day the sum of Fifty pounds for which sum we completely surrender these portions of land. This is therefore concluded on this day the thirteenth (13th) of August in the year of Our Lord 1859.

And having agreed to this we hereby affix our names and marks.

Na Renata Hapuku, &c., &c., &c.


Na Hori Niania.
Te Hapuku Ikaotemoana x.
Thos. Gill.

A True Transcript of Office Copy of Original Deed and Translation.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, February 28th, 1876.