This1862. 15 May.Ruahine. is an agreement of mine truly to give up the land occupied by Mr.
Northwood at Pourerere to the Government of New Zealand for ever—All the land at
Pouerere,(Northwood's homestead.) extending to Tuingara Tuapingau, thence to Wairau ascending to
Kakahoroa, thence toBoundaries. Paritatau thence toTaumatakainga-paoa, Huanui, Kupenga, and joining at
This is the final disposal of this land for ever, I will not again make any
demandReceipt for £280. for this land for the future. And in consideration of the final cession
of this land this day the 15th May 1862 we have received the sum of Two hundred
and eighty pounds (£280 . 0 . 0).
Te Hapuku x his mark.
Saml. Locke, Surveyor, Napier.
A True Copy of Original Deed and Translation.
H. Hanson Turton.
March 1st, 1876.