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



Ahuriri, 15th May, 1855.
Received by us this day the sum of £30 Thirty pounds once told from Mr. Cooper1855. 15 May.Waipureku. as a payment for our land which we have this day consented to sell to Victoria theReceipt for £30. Queen of England and to the Kings or Queens who may succeed her for ever and ever. But when the land has been surveyed and talked over all completed then the last payment for this place will be entered into.
The boundary commences at Whakamarino thence to Kahikatoa thence toBoundaries. Whakarere thence to Wai o Whakamau thence to the Timu thence running in Tukituki till it reaches Waipureku thence to Makaramu thence to Motukawa thence closing at Whakamarino. There it ends.

Our consent to entirely give up this land is true as a lasting possession to Victoria the Queen of England for ever and ever.

Te Waka Kawatini x.

Witnesses to payment and signatures—

J. H. Marriott, Optician, Port Nicholson.
Te Hapuku te Ika o te Moana x.

A True Copy of Original Receipt and Translation.

H. Hanson Turton.

Wellington, February 19th, 1876.